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Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

...Chamber of Commerce. Mark Rosekind, the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are making another push."We cannot allow vehicles with potentially dangerous defects to leave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-28/used-cars-often-sold-unfix
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

...drivers and passengers. At least six people have been killed and 64 injured worldwide due to the problem.Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the fines Friday in Richmond, Va., calling Takata a "bad actor" for allegedly dumping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
Honda hit with record fines over unreported deaths

...warranty and customer satisfaction claims.Both fines are the maximums the agency is legally allowed to impose.Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the fines reflect the government's determination to take a tough stance against automakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-08/honda-hit-record-fines-ove
Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

...to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.Dozens of other industries are lined up to follow Hollywood's lead. Until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/drones-moviemaking-win-faa
Georgia highways unaffected by federal funding shortfall

...usual," Dale said. "We have funds to prop up those projects until federally funding flows again."U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned states last week they will see a 28 percent decrease in their infrastructure funding, possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/georgia-highways-unaffected-f
Interstate work continues in Columbia while some areas reopen

...northwest of Columbia were opening Thursday morning. The westbound lanes were set to open Friday morning. Transportation Secretary Janet Oakley says the project is opening after just 21 months of construction. It had been expected to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/interstate-work-set-columbia
FAA plan to lower building height limits near airports draws fire

...downtown Washington, would require the FAA to conduct a formal rulemaking. In a letter earlier this year to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Moran and three other lawmakers expressed concern that the proposal would have a "detrimental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-26/faa-plan-lower-building-he
Quadcopters - not drones - flying off retail shelves

...want people who fly model aircraft for recreation to enjoy their hobby ? but to enjoy it safely," U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a news release.Operating standards outlined in the notice include flying quad or octocopters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-07/quadcopters-not-drones-flyin
Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

...have turned down a $250 ticket with no baggage fee but the customer was never able to make that choice," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in an interview.But adopting the changes would be the wrong choice, said a trade association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/government-says-airlines-s
With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

DAYTON, Ohio - On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/congress-unable-decide-how