Safety Update

Need for Speed Leads to Trouble for Teens

Five to 10 miles above the speed limit may not seem significant, especially to teen drivers.

Yet, a few mph usually becomes the dividing line between a safe journey and an accident.

Sinkholes No Longer A Rarity on Roadways

Of all the worries drivers encounter--slick roads, motorists on cell phones, traffic light runners and more--add a new category to the list.

Sinkholes have gone from rare oddity to recurring phenomenon in our urban landscape and range from benign inconvenience to deadly catastrophe. Here’s what to know.