Transportation

June 23, 2017 - 11:25 am
The National Safety Council has launched a vehicle recall campaign to allow motorist to enter in their VIN number to determine if a there has been a manufacturer recall on the vehicle. President and CEO of the National Safety Council Deborah Hersman says Louisiana has the third highest rate of open...
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June 02, 2017 - 4:13 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Lawmakers want cities and towns that use cameras to catch speeders to post signs notifying drivers they're being monitored by the devices. A bill by Sen. Troy Carter, a New Orleans Democrat, requires the signs to be posted between 250 feet and 500 feet of the location of a...
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Chris Miller
May 31, 2017 - 3:46 pm
The effort to increase gasoline tax in Louisiana has been pulled before lawmakers could vote on it. Rep. Steve Carter (R-Baton Rouge) said it was apparent he would not get the votes to pass his proposal, so he pulled it from consideration. First proposed as a 17-cent increase, the bill was amended...
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May 09, 2017 - 11:11 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Three New Yorkers remained jailed Tuesday after authorities said they started a near-riot at Fort Lauderdale's airport after Spirit Airlines canceled nine flights, leading to chaos in its terminal. The Broward Sheriff's Office said about 500 people were crowded into...
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Chris Miller
May 05, 2017 - 10:54 am
Crossing the Causeway bridge gets more costly, starting at 4:00 a.m. Saturday. Drivers headed south across the lake will pay one to two dollars more, depending on whether they pay cash or have a toll tag. "The tag tolls will go up one dollar, from two dollars to three," said Causeway general...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
April 21, 2017 - 1:45 pm
Would you pay 17 cents a gallon more for gas if you KNEW FOR SURE it was going to fix roads and bridges?  They’re talking about it in Baton Rouge. Is it too high, too low or just right? And can we REALLY BELIEVE that the money won’t be used for something else? Tommy talks to Baton Rouge State...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
April 18, 2017 - 12:15 pm
Could reducing the speeds of 18-wheelers keep the roadways safer?  Steve Carter, Louisiana State Representative for District 68 says "yes."  Are truckers one of the biggest problems on the road, or something else?  Bob talks to the State rep to hear his thoughts. Truckers think differently. 
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