Latest Ray LaHood Stories

Over Half Of High School Seniors Admit To Texting While Driving
2012-06-08 12:58:09

The deadly trend of texting while driving is continuing to be problematic, as over half of high school seniors admitted to the habit in a new survey.

2012-06-05 23:01:33

WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in the transportation industry, has just announced that US Veterans can join the premiere career growth and networking organization

LaHood Calls for Federal Ban on Cell Phone Use While Driving
2012-04-28 04:13:15

Speaking at a distracted-driving conference in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, the US Transportation Secretary called for a federal law that would prohibit talking or texting on a cell phone while behind the wheel of any vehicle, anywhere in the country.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.