Fridges and couches and trash — oh my. The WTOP Traffic Center kept a running tally of all reported road debris on Washington-area highways for a full year, and some of them are quite unusual. What’s a farm haybell feeder exactly?
Women in Saudi Arabia are now allowed to drive, ending a ban that had stained the kingdom’s reputation globally, kept women subjugated in the backseat and hindered the full potential of the country’s economic growth.
The dangers of drunken driving are well known, but a new report details the less discussed but growing problem of drugged driving and the trouble with cracking down on it.
Americans are living longer and driving later in their lives, but a newly released report shows a growing threat to the safety of older motorists.
Proposals to tighten Virginia’s laws banning some cellphone use behind the wheel failed to pass in the General Assembly.
The nation’s capital doesn’t fare very well when it comes to driver-friendly cities across the United States. See where D.C. ranks nationwide.
A new map marks the locations of crashes involving young drivers in Fairfax County in 2016. The county is urging parents and youth to work together to stay off of next year’s crash map.
A Maryland lawmaker wants drivers who block faster traffic in the left lane to get ticketed for causing unneeded bottlenecks.
Motorists could make more than $3,850 if they’re selected to take part in research on how in-car technology can reduce congestion and affect driving behavior.
In Maryland, drivers caught using a cellphone behind the wheel can pay fines of anywhere from $75 to $175 in a tiered system. But a Maryland lawmaker believes that’s not enough.
More than 70 high school and middle schools across the state are participating in the four-week challenge to buckle up.
Carpooling, walking or biking are the more satisfying commuting options, according to the findings of a survey released Wednesday. Those who drove alone and those who took Metro were the least satisfied.
More than 57,000 car2go members in D.C. and Arlington, Virginia will notice changes in their commutes on Sept. 12.
WTOP Car Guy Mike Parris says the new 2017 Audi Q7 is redone and better than before both inside and out.
Before driving off for that late summer road trip, a bit of planning can help prevent slowdowns along the way. WTOP’s Jim Battagliese has tips to speed your trip.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.