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IndyCar needs to strike balance between excitement, danger

...the fans but hated by the drivers ? many of them present at the...from fans who felt the drivers were being whiny and even from fellow driver Ed Carpenter, who suggested...about. He stressed that the drivers are in control of their actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-29/indycar-needs-strike-balan
Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

...said, shouldn't have to carry oil around and worry about adding it. Most cars, he said, have dashboard lights warning drivers if their oil gets too low. But failing to pay attention to that light eventually can cause engine damage. The magazine's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/consumer-reports-finds-som
New Georgia laws take effect July 1

...like Uber and Lyft can operate in Georgia as long as their drivers are screened and insured, and local governments can't require...medallions unless they were already doing so before 2012.Driver's licenses: The state can now issue them with black-and-white...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/new-georgia-laws-take-ef
Richard Westbrook, Michael Valiante prevail in Six Hours of The Glen

...IndyCar races in years. A few drivers enjoyed the show from inside...IndyCar racing. Hate to see drivers bad mouthing a series. If...race. If not, retire," driver Ed Carpenter said on Twitter...have to find ways of keeping drivers safe; no one wants to see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-28/richard-westbrook-michael-valiant
Vigil for Thomson student tonight

...properly at the stop sign and was "T-boned" by an oncoming Ford pickup truck traveling south on Georgia Highway 17.The driver of the pickup, Johnny Hutcheson, 66, of Dearing, was injured and transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center. Penna...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-29/vigil-thomson-student-tonigh
Cost of avoiding traffic will rise

...high-occupancy toll" lanes that solo drivers could use if they have a transponder...that have explored charging drivers by the mile include California...could suggest a detour to its driver.Or, if the car is self-driving...could see much farther than drivers ? the idea is that they would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/cost-avoiding-traffic-will
Formula One drivers express interest in racing at Le Mans

...was among the trio of drivers who helped Porsche seal...became the first active F1 driver to win since Britain's...month's Monaco GP, drivers launched an extensive...shape," said former F1 driver Mark Webber, who was...last weekend. "All the drivers that I'm talking with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-20/formula-one-drivers-
Dale Earnhardt Jr. backs removing Confederate flag from SC Statehouse grounds

...SONOMA, Calif. - Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, called the Confederate flag "offensive to an entire race...entering this weekend's race with three of the top four drivers in points.Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon, third in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-26/dale-earnhardt-jr-backs-re
River Watch wrong-way driver found guilty of felony murder

...four hours, the jury in the River Watch Parkway wrong-way driver case found Mo nique Sullivan guilty Friday of charges including...conduct for nearly striking Grayson Tucker and Olden Ganus, two drivers who were able to take evasive action to avoid head-on crashes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-19/river-watch-wrong-way-
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:THERE ARE TOO MANY drivers who think that a yellow light means "step on the gas to beat...Then we don't have to be concerned with regulating drunk drivers, hammers, baseball bats, malpractice by medical personnel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/rants-raves