A Washington Deluxe bus from New York City crashed with a tractor trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike. “About a dozen” people suffered minor injuries. (Post)
Car insurance limits too low?
Even when a driver’s at fault in a crash with a cyclist, low liability insurance minimums can mean the cyclist can’t get full medial reimbursement. Perhaps there should be higher limits for non-motorist damages. (RPUS, WashCycle)
The MLK Memorial is getting a lot of attention, but DC actually has many lesser-known memorials. There’s now an interactive map to explain them all, from Lincoln to the women of the
First woman driver, 111 years ago
The “first woman driver,” or at least the first with a license, is Anne French, who lived on Capitol Hill. She got her license in 1900, a year after DC started requiring them. (TBD)
Maryland may raise gas tax
Maryland may raise its gas tax to compensate for a fall-off in federal stimulus money. Last year the General Assembly refused even to index the current tax, set at 23.5¢ per gallon, to inflation. (Examiner)