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Transportation Disasters

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  • San Francisco 49ers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was detained at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after suggesting he had a bomb in his possession while in the security line, multiple media...
  • 'Complete streets' allow for safety of all who use roadways

    In 2012, the most recent year for which data are available, 69 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in the Orlando metropolitan area — lives cut tragically short because we have failed to make common-sense, low-cost investments in safety. The sad...
  • NTSB offers NHTSA advice on semi truck safety

     
    Filed under: Truck, Government/Legal, Safety, Work Based on studies conducted last year, the National Transportation Safety Board has sent seven recommendations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "to improve the safety of tractor-...
  • Fund established for Vernon Hills girl who survived crash that killed family

    Fund established for Vernon Hills girl who survived crash that killed family
    Rinka Hirayama was a cheerful 9-year-old before the accident that took the lives of her parents and brother — and she still is, those who know her say. Rinka suffered a broken arm and internal bleeding in the crash that killed the rest of her...
  • Stevenson High student, parents die in crash

    Stevenson High student, parents die in crash
    A Stevenson High School student and his parents were killed when their car was struck by a vehicle being chased by police in Arizona, officials announced Monday. The Lincolnshire school is mourning the death of Yuki Hirayama, a 16-year-old sophomore,...
  • South Dakota mystery solved: Teen girls died in 1971 car crash

    (Reuters) - The remains recovered from a car found overturned in a South Dakota creek last fall have been identified as those of two teenage girls who disappeared in 1971, and no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Tuesday. The girls, Cheryl...
  • Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested

    Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested
    Traffic is congested on the BeachLine Expressway this rush hour. The eastbound side is slow from the Interstate 4 ramp to Florida's Turnpike. A crash also is blocking the eastbound lanes near State Road 520 in east Orange County. Other trouble spots...
  • Charter bus, FedEx drivers in fiery crash had clean driving records

    The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and charter bus that collided head-on last week in Northern California, killing 10, had clean driving records, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The bus company, Silverado Stages, identified...
  • No serious injuries in West Side bus crash

    No serious injuries in West Side bus crash
    No one was seriously injured, but nine people were taken to area hospitals following a collision between a van and a CTA bus on the Near West Side this afternoon, authorities said. A total of 12 people were believed injured, but only nine were taken...
  • Six rescued from Magothy River after boat sank

    Six rescued from Magothy River after boat sank
    Six people were rescued from the cold, choppy Magothy River on Sunday evening after their small boat was swamped with waves and sank, police said. Two couples and two children were headed back to shore after spending the afternoon on Dobbins Island,...
  • Car comparison: Three cheapest subcompacts on the market

    Car comparison: Three cheapest subcompacts on the market
    Cars cost a lot of money. With an average sales price of about $32,000, we know a new car is out of reach for many. The automakers know this too, which is why they continue to roll out bottom-rung cars for buyers on way-below-average budgets. The...