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  • Utah

    Utah lawmakers discuss need for laws about drones, air taxis

    Utah lawmakers are gearing up for the possibility that commercial drones and even air taxis could both make life in the future much easier but complicate the state's laws.  
  • Traffic

    On-ramp repairs expected to cause traffic problems in Sandy

    SANDY – Constant heat in the Salt Lake Valley has led to some pretty significant damage to a busy on-ramp in Sandy. As a result, the Utah Department of Transportation is concerned about weekend traffic problems as it makes emergency repairs. UDOT hasn’t had to deal with freeway buckling issues in the Salt Lake Valley […]
  • Utah

    Thousands of gallons of oil spill near Price River

    CARBONVILLE, Carbon County — The EPA is monitoring a crude oil spill. A tanker truck crashed Thursday night on SR 6, and the cleanup efforts have taken hours. The Utah Highway Patrol says the truck driver told investigators he got confused going through a construction zone, and headed into oncoming traffic. He hit the bridge and […]
  • Utah

    Utah commuters to pay higher Interstate 15 express lane toll

    The maximum toll rate for Interstate 15 express lanes is being doubled to ease commuter crowding around Salt Lake City.
  • Transportation

    A package of legos delays Frontrunner for hours

    Commuters and shoppers saw significant delays on several Frontrunner trains Saturday afternoon.
  • Safety

    Indepth: The most distracting things behind the wheel

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A Utah Highway Patrol sting this week netted dozens of drivers texting behind the wheel on the freeway. Reporters rode with spotters in an unmarked van. Those troopers watched out the window into the other cars, and radioed ahead to troopers on the freeway. “Notice how slow they go when […]
  • Transportation

    AAA, U of U study safety of car infotainment systems

    If you use a system in your car to make calls or navigate while driving, a new study should make you pause. The University of Utah and the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety compared vehicle built-in systems with systems from Apple and Google. Researchers asked drivers to perform tasks using built-in infotainment systems as well […]
  • Government

    Opponents try to stop SLCO tax hike for UTA

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Opponents of a huge sales tax hike in Salt Lake County are not giving up without a fight. A handful of council members from different cities in the county filed a complaint with the county clerk’s office, saying the $58 million sales tax hike did not get the support after […]
  • Utah

    3 bicyclists hit by car during charity ride

    CLARKSTON, Cache County — Three bicyclists riding in a Multiple Sclerosis charity ride in Cache County were seriously injured after they were struck by a suspected drowsy driver. It happened around 8 Saturday morning on State Road 142 near Clarkston during the “Bike MS: Harmons Best Dam Bike Ride.” Utah Highway Patrol says the driver […]
  • Transportation

    Salt Lake City protests name change for Ogden airport

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah city that wants to incorporate “Salt Lake” into the name of its airport is holding off after the mayor of Salt Lake City protested. Ogden had proposed renaming the Ogden-Hinckley airport to the Ogden-Salt Lake Regional Airport. The city says it would help attract new airlines and let […]