Driving laws and regulations

South Korean Minister of Land Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Hyun-mee, center, speaks at a press conference at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following dozens of fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 4:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following dozens of fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component. South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday the ban taking effect...
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The Saudi Arabian Embassy is shown in Ottawa, Canada, on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Saudi Arabia has ordered Canadian Ambassador Dennis Horak to leave the ultraconservative kingdom within 24 hours after his nation criticized the recent arrests of women's rights activists. The Saudi Foreign Ministry also said it would freeze "all new business" between the kingdom and Canada. (David Kawai/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 2:47 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador on Monday and froze "all new business" with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom's arrest of women's rights activists — yet another warning to the West reflecting Riyadh's newly assertive foreign...
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July 31, 2018 - 11:59 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police are starting to enforce a new law that targets slow drivers using the passing lanes of highways. The Idaho Press reported Monday that two drivers have been cited as of July 27 for driving too slowly in the passing lane since the law took effect July 1. Idaho State...
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In this June 22, 2018 photo, a woman tests a car driving simulator with her son at a road safety event for female drivers launched at the Riyadh Park Mall in Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
June 23, 2018 - 4:49 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Outside a sprawling mall in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, young single men and women walk through an open-air exhibit where Saudi women and traffic police explain the ins and outs of handling a car. Children take a lap around a makeshift course in tiny electric cars as...
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Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche arrives at the German transport ministry in Berlin Monday, May 28, 2018 where he had be summoned by German transportation Minister Andreas Scheuer after German authorities ruled that the Mercedes-Benz Vito delivery van's diesel emissions controls do not meet legal requirements. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
May 28, 2018 - 6:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are giving automaker Daimler until mid-June to submit a plan for how it will fix diesel-powered vans that don't meet emissions requirements. The announcement came after Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche was summoned to the transport ministry on Monday, the latest...
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April 17, 2018 - 7:34 am
(WWL.com) -- The full House takes up a bill today that would prohibit holding a cell phone while driving. Jennifer Smith, the CEO of Stopdistractions.org is pushing for this legislation "No one is saying you can't use your phone while you're driving. This law simply says you would have to use it in...
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President Donald Trump, left, holds the chair for Irina Vilarino, right, owner, Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine, as they take their seats at an event to promote Trump's tax cut package at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Fla., Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 16, 2018 - 1:07 pm
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday the Republican tax law and his push to slash regulations are driving one of the "greatest booms" to the U.S. economy and helping Hispanic workers. Trump praised the strength of the economy at a business round-table in a predominantly Latino...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2012, file photo, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Ride-hailing giant Uber's full-year net loss widened to $4.5 billion in 2017. The results also showed that Uber cut its fourth-quarter net loss by 25 percent from the third quarter as new CEO Khosrowshahi moves to make the company profitable ahead of a planned initial public stock offering sometime next year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
February 14, 2018 - 9:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is focused on cutting the company's massive losses and "getting the love back" after a year of damaging revelations about the ride-hailing service's sometimes heartless treatment of its employees, drivers, regulators and rivals. "We strive to be and...
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