The evidence is shocking when viewed from the Salt Lake Valley’s canyons: A brown stew of stagnant air swallowing clean air and stealing views like a suffocating shroud. That gunky blanket, seen especially during steamy summer months and winter inversions, is nearly as visible from the valley floor. And it has persuaded Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker to fight back. He wants to outlaw vehicle idling (beyond two minutes) as a means to cleanse the air.Read more »
RIVERHEAD, N.Y.— It’s not enough to check your rear view mirror for a police cruiser.
Traffic enforcment in New York’s Suffolk County may soon take to the air.
The county sheriff’s office is testing the use of a small plane to spot bad drivers.
In a trial program tested during Friday morning’s rush hour, spotters aboard a plane hovering over the Long Island Expressway looked for aggressive driving and radioed details to deputies below.Read more »
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