2019 Lexus LS500 Review

2019 Lexus LS500 Review

Lexus did something daring when it redesigned the LS — its top-of-the-line luxury sedan. It gave it an engine the same size as a Camry’s — Toyota’s mid-sized family sedan. And no longer offers the LS with anything bigger than the Camry’s V6. But sometimes, size doesn’t matter. Horsepower — and torque — does. What […]

A Reflection on 5.5 Million Miles of Driving

A Reflection on 5.5 Million Miles of Driving

By oos Alaska Member Merrill Gehman When we were young, we learned many things about driving from those that we saw driving. We learned from an early age, who can drive and who can’t. We started driving farm equipment as kids and graduated to cars and trucks later. Driving was something we could excel at […]

Three felonies a shift

Three felonies a shift

It’s hard to commit just one crime. Voluminous indictments are routine in the federal system. A single act can be many crimes and a continuing crime can be divided into discrete events. So Judge Mark Wolf was skeptical when corrupt police officers were allowed to plead guilty to just one minor crime. The Massachusetts State […]

War on Cars Watch for May 8, 2019

War on Cars Watch for May 8, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Bumper to Bumper: How Singapore Is Combating Traffic Jams

Bumper to Bumper: How Singapore Is Combating Traffic Jams

The problem of traffic in Singapore has been a subject of heated discussion among drivers and lawmakers for more than 40 years. The problem was first widely addressed in 1975 when traffic shut local traffic at peak times to such a crawl, commuters were only averaging about 12 miles per hour, even on multi-lane highways. […]