- Missouri senators consider government role in road safety Updated: Feb-10-16 8:56 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Bills governing seat belt use, texting while driving and helmet requirements for motorcyclists prompted debate in a Missouri Senate committee Wednesday over whether the government should play a larger role in road safety.
- Utah lawmaker proposes studying electronic drivers' licenses Updated: Feb-10-16 2:00 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah lawmaker wants the state to study the feasibility of creating electronic drivers' licenses and come up with recommendations on how to move forward.
- Arizona House panel OKs phone ban for young drivers Updated: Feb-09-16 6:49 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona House panel has advanced a bill banning cellphone use by teenage drivers for the first six months they hold their license.
- 17th trumps 16th at Phoenix Open in Matsuyama's playoff win Updated: Feb-08-16 2:32 am
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - The par-3 16th hole is the centerpiece of the golf extravaganza known as the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
- Hundreds of French chauffeurs stage counter-protest to taxis Updated: Feb-03-16 9:42 am
PARIS - About 300 French chauffeurs are staging a counter-protest after repeated demonstrations by taxi drivers against looser industry regulations.
- Regulators get input - sort of - on self-driving car rollout Updated: Jan-28-16 6:09 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California regulators deciding how to permit the future rollout of self-driving cars were told Thursday by consumer advocates that their cautious approach was right on, and by companies developing the technology that the state's current course will delay deployment of vehicles that promise huge safety benefits.
- The Latest: California hearing begins on self-driving cars Updated: Jan-28-16 2:05 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on hearing on driverless cars in California (all times local):
- Some call New Mexico governor 'anti-immigrant' over ID law Updated: Jan-25-16 9:07 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has urged comprehensive immigration reform and asked candidates to tone down their rhetoric amid strong anti-immigration sentiment from some fellow Republicans, but she still faces accusations of pushing an "anti-immigrant" agenda.
- Moped deaths increase 57 percent in 1 year in South Carolina Updated: Jan-23-16 11:35 am
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - The number of people who died in moped accidents in South Carolina increased 57 percent in 2015 from the year before, leading a legislative supporter of laws for the vehicles to reissue his call for tighter safety.
- Delaware governor issues driving ban Updated: Jan-23-16 10:11 am
DOVER, Delaware - Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has issued a driving ban as a winter storm continues to dump snow and sleet on the mid-Atlantic region.
- Senate backs ban on hand-held cellphones while driving Updated: Jan-21-16 8:35 pm
BOSTON - The state Senate approved a bill Thursday that would require drivers in Massachusetts to put down their cellphones while behind the wheel.
- Hungary government sides with taxi drivers against Uber Updated: Jan-20-16 4:26 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - The Hungarian government says it supports taxi drivers in their protest against ride-hailing apps like Uber.
- Senate to vote on tougher drunken driving penalties Updated: Jan-20-16 11:32 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Senate is set to vote on a bill that would impose tougher penalties on repeat drunken drivers.
- The Latest: House GOP leader says REAL ID reform top on list Updated: Jan-19-16 7:59 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The latest on New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's State of the State address (all times local):
- New Mexico lawmakers ready for REAL ID fix debate Updated: Jan-18-16 11:18 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Legislative session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, and fixing the state's driver's licenses laws is among the most anticipated pieces of legislation lawmakers are expected to tackle.
- Massachusetts Senate to consider distracted driving bill Updated: Jan-18-16 10:46 am
BOSTON - Motorists in Massachusetts may soon have to put down their cellphones when they're on the road.