Uber Ramps Up Background Checks for DriversIn light of several recent crimes involving its drivers and passengers. Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.
Driver On Potholes: "It's Like A Graveyard, A Hole For Everybody's Car"People calling WWJ Monday morning had a list of pothole problem areas including: the Lodge Freeway service drive near Eight Mile, I-96 eastbound near Livernois, Hannan Road over I-275.
Survey: Passengers Say Spouses Drive Them CrazyA new study shows that over a third of people point to their spouses as being "the most annoying drivers."
Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?
Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers Ready To Clean Mich. RoadsVolunteers across state will be out in full force as the Michigan Department of Transportation kicks off its annual "Adopt-A-Highway" cleanup project.
Adopt-A-Highway: Volunteers Ready For Spring CleaningSpring cleaning begins Saturday for highway roadsides in metro Detroit.
Oakland County Looks To Hire Snowplow DriversThe Road Commission for Oakland County is seeking to hire 30 part-time snowplow drivers to augment its reduced full-time staff for the winter this year.
Get Ready To Fork Over Even MORE Dough For A Fill-UpDrivers will have to dig even deeper into their pockets this week when getting a fill-up. Gas prices are up yet again.
Gas Still Tops Last Year's PricesSurvey shows prices up three cents to a statewide average of $3.53 a gallon. Prices dropped a penny in Metro Detroit, but still average $3.49.
Agreement Ends DDOT Bus Driver Work StoppageThe buses are rolling again in Detroit thanks to an agreement between Mayor Dave Bing, police and the union.
MDOT Seeks Groups To Adopt-A-HighwayMore than 3,000 groups collected 80,000 bags of trash and saved taxpayers more than $1.5 million in cleanup costs.
Freeways Closed This WeekendMajor backups were reported on I-696 in Macomb County where the freeway is closed. The Southfield Freeway is also closed.