Transportation

12:59pm

Fri March 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Runway Scare: Driverless Van Crosses Path Of Passenger Jet At Toronto Airport

A van that had been left running and in gear crossed an active runway at Toronto's Pearson International Airport, seen here in a 2012 photo. The incident, which occurred late Monday, is under investigation.
Bruce Bennett Getty Images

Canadian officials are investigating an incident in which a driverless van traveled across the runway at Toronto's Pearson International Airport, at the same time an Air Canada flight was landing late Monday night. After the plane's pilots reportedly ignored commands to pull up, the jet "narrowly missed" the van, investigators say.

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11:10am

Thu March 14, 2013
Shots - Health News

Americans More Distracted Behind The Wheel Than Europeans

Originally published on Thu March 14, 2013 2:34 pm

A woman uses a cellphone while driving in Los Angeles in 2011.
Damian Dovarganes AP

U.S. drivers are much more likely than Europeans to drive while distracted, federal health officials report Thursday.

Nearly 69 percent of Americans who drive say that they talked on their cell phones while driving at least once in the previous month, according to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

That's a lot higher than what was reported by Europeans in another survey. Only 21 percent of British drivers reported chatting on their cell phones while behind the wheel, for example. In Germany and France it was about 40 percent.

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9:30am

Sun March 10, 2013
Business

Will Colorado's PUC Take The Car Keys Away From Uber Denver? [UPDATED]

The Uber app in action on iPhone
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Uber has faced off against taxi companies and public utility commissions over its smartphone car service in other major cities. Now it faces that fight again in Denver.

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3:21pm

Fri March 8, 2013
Colorado

Happy Birthday Eisenhower Tunnel

The eastern portal of the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel near Loveland Ski Area
Quentin Scouflaire Flickr - Creative Commons

5:00am

Wed March 6, 2013
On The Road

Welcome to Colorado, Where We Hike & Bike – But Drive To Work

CDOT Facebook page Colorado Department of Transportation

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