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Weekend survey: Should peanuts be banned from planes?

Peanut allergy is the most common cause of food-related death, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Given […]

Tarmac delay hall of shame: holiday edition

Anyone who thinks tarmac delays are dead was in for a litte shock this week. Hundreds of flights were delayed in a series of powerful blizzards, and a few sat between the runway and the terminal for hours, waiting for the weather to clear.

“No text message or phone call is worth the risk”

On a late winter afternoon, I was run off the New Jersey Turnpike by a delivery truck whose driver was talking on a cell phone.

The DOT hears our SOS

It turns out that all the negative things that happened to air travelers in 2010 - invasive body scans, multiplying fees, erupting volcanoes - were offset by at least one positive change: an increasingly passenger-friendly Transportation Department.

Great idea! US government to require rear-mounted video cameras in cars by 2014

I almost ran over my daughter.

Travel agency whacked with $200,000 fine for offering “free” flights with Sandals vacations

The best things in life may be free, but that apparently doesn't extend to the airfare on your all-inclusive vacation, at least according to the government.

Unbelievable! Airline fined for … operating an airline without a license?

Here's something you don't see every day: A $30,000 government fine against a company called City Skies for operating an airline without economic authority from the Transportation Department.