Today’s Headlines

  • Traffic Fatalities Up For 2012; Bike, Ped and Motorcycle Deaths All Up (NHTSA)
  • Rare Bi-Partisan Bill Calls for Separate Safety Standards for Bikes & Peds (ENEWS)
  • Ireland Considers 10-Year Prison Term for Hit-and-Run (Irish Times)
  • Railroad Industry Calls for Safer Tanker Cars (LAT)
  • 60 Freeway Shuts Down for Hours When Hydrogen-Towing Semi Catches Fire (LAT)
  • Let’s Bake A Cake — Vincent Thomas Bridge Celebrates 50th Birthday (Daily Breeze)
  • Freeway-aggedon! Overnight Closures for 5-Freeway in Orange County (KABC-7)
  • Surface Street-aggeddon! Westwood and Overland to Close for Expo Work This Weekend (The Source)
  • Football-aggedon! Rare Friday Rosebowl Game Could Tie-Up Pasadena Traffic (Daily News)
  • Very Distracted Driving, as Teen Driver Hits Cyclist While Looking at the Pretty Leaves (SL Tribune)
  • Daily Carnage: Driver Killed in Downtown Freeway Collision (Daily News)
  • BMW Proposes Underwater Mini Cooper Fleet in LA River (LA Curbed)

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