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    Study: Fewer teens getting their driver's license

    Study: Fewer teens getting their driver's license

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:48:27 GMT
    Fewer teenage drivers are eager to get behind the wheel. AAA's research shows less than half of teenagers are getting their license in the first year they're eligible.
    Fewer teenage drivers are eager to get behind the wheel. AAA's research shows less than half of teenagers are getting their license in the first year they're eligible.
  • SKYFOX Traffic

    Tips for navigating around Georgia Dome traffic

    Tips for navigating around Georgia Dome traffic

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:16:27 GMT
    For the next three years, if you plan to be anywhere near the Georgia Dome, expect delays and plan ahead. That's the word from officials as we head into fall, the Dome's busiest time of the year.
    For the next three years, if you plan to be anywhere near the Georgia Dome, expect delays and plan ahead. That's the word from officials as we head into fall, the Dome's busiest time of the year.
  • SKYFOX Traffic

    Small windshield crack could cause big problems

    Small windshield crack could cause big problems

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-08-14 13:18:04 GMT
    It's one of the most important safety features on your vehicle. We're not talking about tires or your steering wheel, we're talking about your windshield.
    It's one of the most important safety features on your vehicle. We're not talking about tires or your steering wheel, we're talking about your windshield.
  • Atlanta Beltline celebrates success

    Atlanta Beltline celebrates success

    Thursday, August 7 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-08-07 12:14:51 GMT
    It started as an idea 15 years ago, now the Atlanta Beltline is a huge success, users say. This summer an international panel awarded it the grand prize for "Best Rehabilitation Project" across the globe.
    It started as an idea 15 years ago, now the Atlanta Beltline is a huge success, users say. This summer an international panel awarded it the grand prize for "Best Rehabilitation Project" across the globe.
  • Citizens concerned over Fulton County road

    Citizens concerned over Fulton County road

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:44:05 GMT
    A local advocate group says their part of town has been neglected for years by the Georgia Department of Transportation. The group "Citizens for Better Roads in South Fulton County" says finally, improvements are coming to I-285 where they live.
    A local advocate group says their part of town has been neglected for years by the Georgia Department of Transportation. The group "Citizens for Better Roads in South Fulton County" says finally, improvements are coming to I-285 where they live.
  • Officers work to enforce new 'Slow Poke Law'

    Officers work to enforce new 'Slow Poke Law'

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-07-11 10:59:33 GMT
    The "slow poke law" went into effect on July 1st. Drivers in the far left lane of a 2-lane highway must now move over a lane, if a faster vehicle comes up behind them.
    The "slow poke law" went into effect on July 1st. Drivers in the far left lane of a 2-lane highway must now move over a lane, if a faster vehicle comes up behind them.
  • Pay 'N Go Peach Pass to be sold at local drug stores

    Pay 'N Go Peach Pass to be sold at local drug stores

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-08 11:50:16 GMT
    The starter kits are sold at area drug stores and can be a quick and easy way to start using the hot lanes.
    The starter kits are sold at area drug stores and can be a quick and easy way to start using the hot lanes.
  • Teens learn the rules of the road

    Teens learn the rules of the road

    Thursday, July 3 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-07-03 12:01:52 GMT
    It's the busiest time of year for driving instructors in Atlanta. Thousands of teenagers are trading in their chemistry and biology books, and learning how to drive during their summer break.
    It's the busiest time of year for driving instructors in Atlanta. Thousands of teenagers are trading in their chemistry and biology books, and learning how to drive during their summer break.
  • Pull-A-Parts gain popularity

    Pull-A-Parts gain popularity

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-06-12 15:26:37 GMT
    More and more people are stretching their vehicle's life out to that last mile and one local company has seen a business boom, with do it yourself used parts.
    More and more people are stretching their vehicle's life out to that last mile and one local company has seen a business boom, with do it yourself used parts.
  • Recalls on the Road

    Recalls on the Road

    Friday, June 6 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-06-06 12:20:02 GMT
    More than 36 million vehicles with open recalls are on U.S. roads right now, many of them are for sale on the used car market. It's crucial to stay on top of safety information like recalls there are resources to help.
    More than 36 million vehicles with open recalls are on U.S. roads right now, many of them are for sale on the used car market. It's crucial to stay on top of safety information like recalls there are resources to help.
  • City of Atlanta's Office of Entertainment gears up for busy summer

    City of Atlanta's Office of Entertainment gears up for busy summer

    Thursday, May 29 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-05-29 13:47:53 GMT
    Right now there are about seven film and TV productions taking place in the City of Atlanta. For some, that means the inconvenience of street and sidewalk closures around their neighborhood.
    Right now there are about seven film and TV productions taking place in the City of Atlanta. For some, that means the inconvenience of street and sidewalk closures around their neighborhood.
  • Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

    Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

    Thursday, May 15 2014 8:34 AM EDT2014-05-15 12:34:22 GMT
    AAA recently did a survey with teenagers about underage drinking and some of the results are shocking.
    AAA recently did a survey with teenagers about underage drinking and some of the results are shocking.
  • "Pass Them Like You Love Them" during Nat'l Bike Safety Month

    "Pass Them Like You Love Them" during Nat'l Bike Safety Month

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-05-13 12:14:58 GMT

    It's National Bike Safety Month and the most recent numbers show, deadly crashes involving cyclists are up. In 2012, more than 700 cyclists were killed on roads, 17 of them in Georgia.

    It's National Bike Safety Month and the most recent numbers show, deadly crashes involving cyclists are up. In 2012, more than 700 cyclists were killed on roads, 17 of them in Georgia.


  • Govt. program launched to combat distracted driving

    Govt. program launched to combat distracted driving

    Thursday, May 8 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-05-08 12:12:52 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Transportation recently launched its first ever National commercial, targeting distracted driving. It's called, “U drive. U text. U pay.”
    The U.S. Department of Transportation recently launched its first ever National commercial, targeting distracted driving. It's called, “U drive. U text. U pay.”
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