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Stop daydreaming and focus on driving! 

We’ve been hearing a lot about the “epidemic” of distracted driving, as U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has dubbed it, and most fingers point to such high-tech diversions as texting and handheld cellphoning.


Houston gets $15M in federal funds to boost bike lanes

Biking Lanes

The Obama Administration announced this morning that it has decided how to spend $500 million in what Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is calling the 2012 TIGER grants. Houston gets $15 million to “eliminate major gaps in Houston’s bike grid, providing direct bicycle and pedestrian transportation connections to local bus stops and rail stations.”


Stop Driving Recalled Toyotas, Says Agency Chief

Ray LaHood, the Secretary of Transportation, advised owners of recalled Toyotas not to use them until they are repaired by a dealer.


New rule for truck, bus drivers: No texting

New rule for truck, bus drivers: No texting

Drivers of commercial trucks and buses will be prohibited from texting under federal guidelines that US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is issuing Tuesday. "We want the drivers of big rigs and buses and those who share the ...


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