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Campaign says ‘Park your phone and drive’

It's becoming a major problem, talking and texting while behind the wheel. April is distracted driving awareness month and a new campaign is asking you to "park your phone and drive your car."…
In this Jan. 12, 2009 file photo, the General Motors logo is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. General Motors is offering free loaner cars to owners of compacts that are being recalled for a deadly ignition switch defect, the company said Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The company also will offer a $500 cash allowance to owners who want to buy or lease a new GM vehicle. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

State extends some emissions tests

Governor Malloy and the Department of Motor Vehicles commissioner announced that the DMV is extending the due date and waiving late fees for vehicles involved in the General Motors recall.…
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Bring your gripes to Metro-North

If you take Metro North and you've got complaints or compliments, today is the day to be heard. The railroad is holding a meeting in Connecticut Thursday night and for the next three days, a commuter group is doing a survey.…
From Metro-North: "Flooding at Metro-North's Harmon Yard on the Hudson Line, at 8:45 a.m. this morning, October 30, 2012" (Photo: Metro-North)

Metro-North eyed for storm-resilience projects

Connecticut is seeking $600 million in federal transportation funding to help pay for more weather-resilient Metro-North Railroad projects that will survive fierce storms.…
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Think safety while driving through work zones

National Work Zone Awareness Week officially kicks off today and the campaign is designed to educate the public about the dangers of work zones so workers and drivers can stay safe.…
Metro-North train (File)

Report: More than 7,000 Metro-North defects found

A newspaper reports that federal inspectors found more than 7,100 defects and deficiencies in the Metro-North Railroad over the last decade, but records show regulators launched an investigation only after two high-profile accidents last year.…
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3 injured in multi-car accident on I-95

Three people were hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries after an accident on I-95 northbound that closed the highway for about two hours Friday afternoon.…
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Flight facts you may not want to know

Flying can make some people a little queasy but even the most experienced flyers might be turned off by these alarming flight facts.…