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Answer Desk: Can I report people who drive and text?

Randy from Frederick sees a lot of Maryland drivers using their mobile phone while driving, without the use of a hands-free system. He asks the WTOP Answer Desk: Is there a way for other drivers to file reports or call authorities for these illegal actions?

Tags: Maryland State Police , texting while driving , driving while texting , cell phones , Adam Tuss

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 09:05am EST

Is daylight saving time still a good idea?

You'll be moving your clocks back an hour this weekend. But is daylight saving time -- something thought up by Ben Franklin -- really necessary in the 21st century?

Tags: Daylight Saving Time , Seize the Daylight , David Prerau , Willie Bailey , Fairfax County Fire Department , smoke alarm

Saturday - 11/06/2010, 12:17pm EDT

How do you keep your plants from turning?

WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath says overhead watering might be dis-coloring your plants.

Tags: Mike McGrath , Darci Marchese , fungus , water , flowers , Plants , Black-eyed Susans ,

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 02:07pm EDT

Can anything ease Ohio Drive road work delays?

Drivers are frustrated by the delays this project creates.

Tags: Adam Tuss , Ohio Drive , Sprawl & Crawl

Wednesday - 06/16/2010, 11:29am EDT

Why can't Prius owners stop by turning the car off?

With growing fears about runaway cars, some are wondering whether the best precaution in preventing rapid acceleration would be to turn the car off.

Tags: Prius , acceleration , Toyota , Adam Tuss

Wednesday - 03/10/2010, 11:51pm EST

Why does WTOP need to read closings on-air?

Listeners said they wanted to hear the closings.

Tags: closings

Friday - 02/05/2010, 08:21am EST