Stories tagged: driver
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
As auto companies continue to fix buggy touch-screen infotainment systems, a survey of new-vehicle buyers has found there’s a different technology posing problems: driver assist systems such as automatic emergency …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
School districts throughout the U.S. are struggling to find school bus drivers, a challenge that has worsened with low unemployment and a strong economy.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
The driver of a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show in Boise has been found guilty of reckless driving.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Phony driver incidents have sprung up all over the country. Often it’s just a money thing. Sometimes it’s more.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
CHELAN, Wash. – A driver in Washington state escaped injury when a bighorn sheep jumped from a hillside and landed on his car. The Washington State Patrol said the driver …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Authorities say firefighters in Washington state rammed through a driveway gate to save a delivery driver who was being mauled by pit bulls.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
A 75-year-old Seattle man who spent his life racing cars, boats and planes died Sunday afternoon after losing control of his vintage sports car at the Spokane County Raceway in …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol says it arrested a man who had been driving on Interstate 5 in Shoreline with a blood-alcohol content six times the legal limit.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Trooper Jeff Sevigney returned to work Tuesday as a public information officer for the Washington State Patrol more than two months after he was struck by a pickup truck while …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Firefighters who responded to a Vermont crash called it “the most horrific scene they have seen in their 10 to 15 years.”
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
The option to hail a ride in a self-driving car, which was science fiction just a few years ago, will soon be available to Uber users in Pittsburgh, the first …