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February 24, 2017

Norwegian Air Will Offer Bradley-to-Scotland Fares As Low As $65 Starting in June

by Dana Whalen | February 24, 2017 8:21am

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WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — Another low-cost airline is beginning nonstop service to Europe from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. Promotional fares for Norwegian Air International flights to Edinburgh, Scotland will start at $65, one-way, and regular fares will be $99 one-way.

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February 23, 2017

Tesla, Auto Dealers Square Off Again Over Franchise Law

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2017 5:30am

CT-N HARTFORD, CT — Tesla Motors is trying again to sell its electric vehicles directly to Connecticut consumers.

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February 16, 2017

Motorcyclists Object to Mandatory Helmet Law Proposal

by Jack Kramer | February 16, 2017 5:29am

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HARTFORD, CT — Proposed legislation to require all motorcycle operators and passengers to wear helmets, regardless of age, met with stiff opposition by bikers at a public hearing on Wednesday.

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February 12, 2017

OP-ED | Tesla Needs to Come Clean With Consumers About ‘Full Self-Driving’

by Jim Fleming | February 12, 2017 10:00pm

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The fusion of technology and innovation in our automobiles have given consumers options and features beyond their wildest dreams. However, with such innovation, there can be great risks to the safety and protection of consumers. When marketing these features, auto manufacturers must be careful to ensure they are not deceptively placing profits over the protection of their consumers.

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February 6, 2017

Bill Seeks To Get Back Seat Passengers To Buckle Up

by Jack Kramer | February 6, 2017 3:26pm

Thalerngsak Mongkolsin via Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Twenty-eight states require back seat passengers in motor vehicles to wear seat belts and it is time Connecticut joined the movement, a traffic safety expert told the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee at a public hearing on Monday.

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January 31, 2017

Transportation Committee Renews Debate Over Seat Belts On School Buses

by Jack Kramer | January 31, 2017 5:30am

Allen J.M. Smith via shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Proponents of legislation requiring seat belts on Connecticut school buses are trying again to get the measure passed this year.

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January 7, 2017

SNOW! Hartford Announces Parking Ban for First Winter Storm of Season

by Matthew Zagaja | January 7, 2017 3:01pm

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is experiencing its first major snowfall of 2017 and cities and residents are spending the day preparing to deal with the snow and its aftermath. A winter storm warning is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight.

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January 6, 2017

AAA No Longer An Option For License Renewal In New Haven, Fairfield Counties

by Jack Kramer | January 6, 2017 12:00pm

Jack Kramer/CTNewsJunkie photo Drivers in New Haven and Fairfield counties no longer have the option of using their local AAA offices to renew their driver licenses as an alternative to long lines at Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) branch offices.

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January 5, 2017

Gomes, Winfield To Serve On Seven Committees

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2017 12:51pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo With two resignations in the Senate on opening day, it looks as if all the pieces stopped moving long enough for legislative leadership to name committee chairs and vice chairs.

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January 2, 2017

Lawmakers Will Revisit Ride-Sharing Regulations

by Christine Stuart | January 2, 2017 3:00pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo It’s been almost two years since the Department of Transportation commissioned a report that made recommendations about how the state should regulate ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.

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