Traffic collision

This Feb. 16, 2012 file photo shows investigators viewing the scene of a school bus crash in Chesterfield, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Technology for cars to talk to each other urged

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal accident investigators are recommending the government set performance standards for new safety technology that allows cars and trucks to talk to each other and then require the technology be installed in […]

07/23/2013

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Maximum enforcement through weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Law enforcement officers will be out in force today and throughout the remainder of the Fourth of July weekend looking for drivers who may be under the influence or violating other […]

07/05/2013

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Holiday enforcement

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Law enforcement officers will be out in force over the Fourth of July weekend, on the lookout for motorists driving while impaired or otherwise violating traffic laws, beginning tonight. The California […]

07/03/2013

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5 teens killed in fiery Orange County car crash

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say five people killed in a fiery Southern California crash that split a car in half were teenagers from the Irvine area. Sheriff’s officials tell the Orange County Register […]

05/28/2013

Inglewood car crash kills 6-year-old boy

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Inglewood police say a car crash has killed a 6-year-old boy. Sgt. Dirk Dewachter tells City News Service that the car may have been speeding when it wrapped around a light pole Wednesday night.

02/28/2013

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Safety Council: Traffic deaths surged in 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic fatalities rose 5 percent last year, according to an analysis of preliminary state data, reversing a seven-year decline in which the number of annual traffic deaths reached their lowest level in more than six decades.

02/19/2013

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FDA requires lower doses for sleep medications

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosage of their drugs, based on studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness.

01/10/2013

Car crash victim defies odds and walks again (video)

(AP) – A car crash five years ago claimed the lives of Brock Mealer’s father and his brother’s girlfriend, and left him paralyzed from the waist down. He was told by more than a few […]

10/01/2012

Lohan charged with leaving scene of NYC accident

NEW YORK (AP) – Lindsay Lohan was arrested in New York early Wednesday on charges that she clipped a pedestrian with her car and did not stop driving, but her publicist said he expects the […]

09/19/2012

PR nightmare for Progressive Insurance (audio)

The viral blog post, “My sister paid Progressive Insurance to defend her killer in court,” has caused a massive, negative social media campaign against the company via Twitter. Posts with the words “horrific, despicable, and […]

08/16/2012

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