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Utah Truck Accident: Female Cyclist Hit by Semitrailer Truck

A 25-year-old woman is listed in stable condition after a semi-truck collided with her bicycle as she was riding down 400 West in Salt Lake City, Utah. The accident occurred early Thursday morning at the intersection of 300 North and 400 West, near West… Read More

Just to Give You a Heads Up, Head-Up Displays may be a Distraction

If you've ever been in a flight simulator, or know someone who has, then you're probably already familiar with a head-up display. A head-up display (literally named, because its intention is to help drivers keep their head up while on the road) is a form… Read More

Tempe Passes Strictest Texting and Driving Law in Arizona

On Thursday, Sept. 24, Tempe City Council voted to adopt a new ordinance against texting and driving, which will be the strictest law of its kind in the state of Arizona. The ordinance passed with a 4-3 vote. The law is set to go into effect at the end… Read More

1.7 Million Ram Pickup Trucks Recalled

Fiat Chrysler has recalled 1.7 million Ram heavy-duty pickup trucks including multiple models manufactured between 2012 and 2014. The recall was issued to inspect and fix wiring harnesses, airbags and steering components that could be faulty. The largest… Read More

Is there a Link between TBI and Aggressive Driving?

In a recent study published in the Accident Analysis and Prevention journal, research suggests people who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be more prone to road rage. Previous studies link car accidents to substance abuse or psychological… Read More

Driverless Crash Trucks to Protect Road Workers

Later this year, the Florida Department of Transportation will deploy two driverless crash trucks, designed to serve as a crash barriers to protect highway construction crews. The autonomous vehicles, designed by Royal Truck and Equipment, are able to… Read More

NHTSA Encourages Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over This Labor Day

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) once again launched its annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign set to run through Labor Day on Sept. 7. In partnership with 10,000 law enforcement agencies across the country, the campaign… Read More

Test-Drive Accidents: Who is Liable?

Have you ever thought of what would happen if you got into a crash with a car that is not your own? Even if you are a safe driver, accidents happen unexpectedly. Here is some information you may find helpful before you get in the drivers seat of a potentially… Read More

Traffic Deaths Up Sharply in First Six Months of 2015

According to the National Safety Council, traffic deaths rose fourteen percent across the nation in the first six months of this year. Injuries increased by a third. Deborah A.P. Hersman, council president, said lower gas prices and a better economy… Read More

Big Rig Overturns on I-10

Two women were hospitalized on Sunday night after their car went off a Phoenix bridge and ended up on a dry river bed nearly 75 below. It was reported that the driver of the vehicle lost control and truck a concrete barrier causing it to go down a rocky… Read More

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