Traffic websites, with their color-coded maps of clogged streets and freeways, are good at telling commuters when congestion is already awful. But what if they could know not only where you drive, but if the route is going to be bad today, and warned you ahead of time? Full story
Low-cost air carrier AirTran had the best performance of the 16 largest U.S. air carriers last year, pulling ahead of previous leader Hawaiian Airlines in an annual study of airline quality. The study, sponsored by Purdue University in Indiana and by Wichita State University in Kansas, is based on D Full story
Traffic fatalities are at their lowest levels in six decades, according to a report from the Department of Transportation. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.
The nation's top 20 airlines took in $2.56 billion in baggage fees between January and September of 2010, according to the Department of Transportation. NBC's Tom Costello has the story.
In an effort to protect children from a hidden driving hazard, the Department of Transportation is requiring that by 2014, all cars come equipped with a rear-view camera. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.
With the number of road accidents attributed to cell phone calls and text messaging on the rise, the Department of Transportation is reviewing legislation to ban these driving distractions. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.
First responders make their way towards a wounded motorist who was involved in one of multiple auto accidents along the east bound lanes of I-94 in Eau Claire, Wis., Sunday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2011. Parts of I-94 were closed because of multiple crashes near the Highway 93 intersection. The state Dep
NEW YORK - APRIL 29: Planes are viewed on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport on April 29, 2010 in New York, New York. Beginning today a new Department of Transportation rule will fine airlines for keeping passengers on grounded planes for more than three hours and they will be required to give passeng