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Are “Smart Cars” Too Smart?

Today’s show focused on technology that’s being introduced in newer vehicles under the auspices of safety and convenience. While I have grown fond of the modern conveniences in the automobile (bluetooth, navigation, Wi-Fi etc.), there […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2013

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CDC: 1 In 24 Admit Nodding Off While Driving

This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving.

01/03/2013

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Georgia Judge Faces Misdemeanor Charges

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s attorney general is being asked to appoint an outside prosecutor to handle the case of a Brunswick judge charged with aggressive driving. The Brunswick News reports Glynn County solicitor Maria Lugue has […]

WAOK-AM–09/19/2012

File photo Michael Turner at Georgia Dome on August 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Atlanta Falcons’ Michael Turner Apologizes To Team, Fans For Arrest

Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner has apologized to his team and its fans for his drunken driving arrest.

09/19/2012

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5 Tips To Save Gas

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.

03/23/2012

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Gas Prices Up ….Again

ATLANTA (WAOK)- In case you hadn’t noticed, gas prices at the pump just keep going up. A gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Atlanta Metro area is now selling for between $3.45 and $3.49 on […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2012

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Feds Say No to Two Person Carpools

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Federal authorities have denied Georgia’s request for a waiver to allow two-person carpools in a new toll system on I-85. The state had requested the waiver after repeated traffic backups in the […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2011

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Safety First Over Labor Day Weekend

The National Safety Council estimates that 400 traffic fatalities will happen over the Labor Day weekend which officially begins on Friday.  The Council also estimates 142 people may survive the holiday weekend because they will have worn their safety […]

WAOK-AM–09/01/2011

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Governor Freezes Gas Tax

ATLANTA (WAOK)-In an effort to keep gas prices from inching back up to pre-Memorial Day levels, Gov. Nathan Deal decided to freeze the gas tax that was scheduled to take effect July 1. Right now drivers […]

WAOK-AM–06/26/2011

Click It Or Ticket In Full Effect For The Holiday

With over 40 million people expected to take to the roads this holiday weekend, police are enforcing click it or ticket.

11/23/2010

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