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Pennsylvania Turnpike

(Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner testifies before a joint hearing of the Pa. House and Senate transportation committees.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Turnpike May — Or May Not — Be Headed For Financial Calamity, Lawmakers Told

“The turnpike, quite frankly, isn’t going to survive if this continues,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner told legislators.

09/25/2012

File Photo: Robin Williams, 21, was killed when her car was rearended by the defendant's pickup truck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  (Credit: Chopper 3)

Former State Trooper Charged In Deadly Crash Gets Some Driving Privileges Back

A former Pennsylvania State Trooper accused of causing a deadly DUI crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Montgomery County earlier this year has his driver’s license back, but with some strict conditions.

09/10/2012

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After 3½ Months, Susquehanna Rd. Access to Pa. Turnpike is Reopened

It was shut down in mid-May for a joint project involving Abington Township and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

08/31/2012

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Pastor Steers Megabus To Safety On Pennsylvania Turnpike

A Pittsburgh pastor who recently got his commercial driver’s license is being credited with steering a Megabus to safety when its driver fell ill on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

08/29/2012

(A sign marks the Lansdale exit of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  File photo)

Residents of Kulpsville, Pa. Say Turnpike’s Lansdale Exit Is Really Theirs

Dan Littley, chairman of the Towamencin Township supervisors, says it’s all about community pride and community being.

07/11/2012

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2-Car Crash On Pennsylvania Turnpike Snarls Traffic, Injures 2

A two-car crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Montgomery Friday afternoon snarled traffic and injured two people.

07/06/2012

File Photo: Robin Williams, 21, was killed when her car was rearended by the defendant's pickup truck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  (Credit: Chopper 3)

Charges Filed Against State Trooper In Fatal Pa. Turnpike Crash

Prosecutors say Barry Searfoss spent May 18th, his day off, drinking beer at a golf outing in Bucks County — an outing that raised scholarship money in honor of a woman killed fifteen years ago by a drunk driver.

06/25/2012

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House Passes Bill On ‘Secret Compartments’ In Cars

The state House has passed a bill that would outlaw “secret” compartments in vehicles that are used in criminal activity.

06/19/2012

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3½-Month Closure of Major Pa. Turnpike Access Artery Begins Next Week

Drivers who use Susquehanna Road through Abington to get to the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Montgomery County will have to find another route, starting Monday.

05/10/2012

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Some Sections of Pennsylvania Turnpike Could Get 70 MPH Speed Limit

A bill that would allow for a 70-mph speed limit on some sections of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has cleared its first legislative hurdle.

05/08/2012

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Norristown Woman Killed In Freak Accident On Pa. Turnpike

A suburban Philadelphia woman has died after a freak highway accident involving a flying road sign.

04/17/2012

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All-Electronic Pa. Turnpike Tolls Could Mean Cash Customers Pay Even More

A year-long study has concluded that switching to an all-electronic toll system is feasible and the Pennsylvania Turnpike has announced plans to explore the idea further. But, a system would have to be developed to still collect tolls from cash customers.

03/13/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.7.12

Chris reviews the results of Super Tuesday and talks to Jay Himes the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials, about the rising cost of pensions to school employees.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/07/2012

(Cash tolls are going up 10 percent on the Pennsylvania Turnpike starting January 1st. File photo)

New Year Brings Higher Tolls For Three Area Roadways

New Year’s Day will bring toll hikes on three area roads, drivers in New Jersey will be hit especially hard.

12/27/2011

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New Teen Driving Requirements Take Effect In Pennsylvania

New requirements and restrictions are going into effect for teenage drivers in Pennsylvania.

12/27/2011

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