Plans for a long highway cutting straight through a national park in Bolivia has seen indigenous people up in arms. Others insist the road would make logistics in the country so much easier.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened Sunday (May 6) at 3 p.m. local time following a sequence of large, violent earthquakes that prompted a two-day closure and evacuation of park visitors and staff last Friday.
Cruise ships have canceled stops on Hawaii's Big Island. Hotel rooms will sit vacant this summer despite price cuts. Guest house owners and tour guides are wondering how long their families will go without any income.
Germany's transport minister has riled government colleagues by greenlighting "mega-trucks" for regular use. The Environment Ministry says it was not consulted and that the trucks will be a disaster.
The automobile industry builds more and more active security into trucks. Much of it is even required by law. However, the driver can overrule most of the systems - to a certain point.
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