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2012-09-13 23:03:14

A recent study implicates drugs and alcohol as a significant factor in fatal car crashes. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Using data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System for 2005—09, the authors of a recent study examined the prevalence of alcohol or drugs (AOD) detected in fatally injured drivers in the United States. The study concluded that more than half of fatally injured drivers in the United States had been using AOD and approximately 20% had been using...

2012-09-09 23:00:59

Davis Law Group founder applauds state´s decision to improve testing system for riders Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 As of August 28, there have been a total of 60 motorcycle fatalities in Washington State in 2012. According to the Washington State Patrol, the 2012 total is higher than it has been in the previous seven years, prompting the state to change the way it approves endorsements for aspiring riders. Analysis of motorcycle crashes in the state revealed that more than...

2012-08-31 23:03:12

An elderly New Hampshire driver swerves into motorcyclists killing two drivers and injuring five others. Westmoreland, NH (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 Hundreds of motorcyclists saw an otherwise peaceful morning come to a fatal end Saturday when an elderly driver in the oncoming lane swerved into them, killing two people and injuring several others. (Boston.com on August 25, 2012) The motorcyclists were holding a memorial ride for a fallen veteran when the car, driven by an 87-year-old...

2012-07-28 23:01:12

Following one of several serious injury motorcycle accidents occurring on California State Route 138, a jury recently awarded one victim $31.5 million in a verdict against California´s state agency responsible for rail, bridge, and highway transportation construction, planning, and maintenance (Caltrans). Case number CIVVS1002497, Superior Court of the State of California for the county of San Bernardino California (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 Following one of several serious injury...

Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths Less Likely In Largest US Cities
2012-07-21 09:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The fatality rate from motor vehicle crashes is lower in the 50 largest American cities than the overall national rate, and more young drivers are killed in car crashes in the southeast than anywhere else in the US, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study has discovered. According to HealthDay News reports, the overall fatality rate from motor vehicle crashes is 11.1 deaths per 100,000. However, the CDC...

2012-07-04 23:01:43

According to everythinglongbeach.com, the Long Beach police department launched their “Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation” on Saturday, June 30 to help reduce the number of motorcycle accident related injuries and deaths. The program is reported to target areas that are prone to serious injury motorcycle collisions. Increased law enforcement will be present where Long Beach motorcyclists tend to gather. Officers are expected to be especially vigilant towards motorists who...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.