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US auto sales tap the brakes in March, but outlook strong

...total U.S. sales of 1.5 million vehicles in March, down less than 1 percent from...have been increasing by around 1 million vehicles each year since 2009, when sales fell to 10.4 million vehicles in the depths of the recession. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/us-auto-sales-tap-brakes-m
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...for truckers who drive faster. "Somebody needs to think about it," he said.Although many truck operators maintain their vehicles well, NHTSA found a number with problems.As part of the Michelin investigation, the agency tested trucks and surveyed over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Cruise control doesn't steer

...cruise control only regulates speed, and doesn't steer the vehicle, it crashes.The movie is a comedy, so no harm comes. But...relax, it's not funny in the least.The point is, like a vehicle on cruise control, a self-governed nation can't steer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-31/cruise-control-doesnt
Judge dismisses child molestation charges

...authorities on Feb. 17 that a man in a blue Dodge Ram truck pulled up next to her house as she was putting her children into her vehicle, according to a Grovetown Department of Public Safety incident report. The man, whom she later identified as Stefani, asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-31/judge-dismisses-child-
NASCAR levies harsh penalties against Ryan Newman's race team for manipulating tires

...balance," said Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president. "We've been very clear that any modifications to race vehicle tires is an unacceptable practice and will not be tolerated."Torrey Galida, President of Richard Childress Racing, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-31/nascar-levies-harsh-penalt
Augusta man shown beaten, leashed in prison cellphone photo

...stole the keys to a Ford F-150 and fled in the stolen pickup.Berry was charged with aggravated assault, theft of a motor vehicle and robbery but was sentenced to probation in Juvenile Court.Harris said Berry's probation was revoked in November 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-31/augusta-man-shown-beaten-lea
Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...Hall was kidnapped, raped and shot. The assailants threw both victims into the river, leaving behind the blood-stained vehicle. Two days later, James C. Gray, 54, was kidnapped from Beech Island and taken to the end of a Bush Field runway. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Man in wheelchair uninjured after being struck by vehicle

A man in a motorized wheelchair was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon in Richmond County.At about 4:09 p.m., deputies responded to Deans Bridge Road, where Bernard Lee, 53...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-27/man-wheelchair-struck-
Across Georgia

...the couple had been at the campground since 2014.2 stole vehicles from valet lots, police sayATLANTA - Atlanta police have arrested...Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Lyon says four of five stolen vehicles have been recovered. Police say cars were stolen in Midtown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/across-georgia
Teen gets 45-year sentence over home invasion

...Christopher L. Black Jr., 19, were arrested Sept. 18 when an Richmond Coun ty sheriff's officer spotted them breaking into vehicles, said Assistant District Attorney Audrey Lewis.Detectives later tied them to burgaries at Computer Solutions, Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-30/teen-gets-45-year-sent