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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions.  Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • Fatal Car Crash On Route 9 In Deep River

    A 28-year-old man is dead after a one-car crash Thursday night in Deep River and the driver has been charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence. A 2003 Toyota Tacoma was traveling southbound on Route 9 near exit 5 when the driver, Mark...
  • Publicist: Bruce Jenner wasn't texting during fatal crash

    Publicist: Bruce Jenner wasn't texting during fatal crash
    Bruce Jenner was not texting while driving when he got into a chain-reaction crash in Malibu that left a woman dead, a publicist for the Olympic gold medalist said Sunday. Jenner will provide his cellphone records if requested by investigators looking...
  • Windermere Police Department sees almost 500% increase in DUI arrests

    It was a Saturday night, the first weekend of 2015,and the motorist was swerving in and out of her driving lane in Windermere. Moments later, a police officer would see the 28-year-old woman almost crash into oncoming traffic and then rear-end a...
  • OPD cruiser flips on its roof during car crash

    OPD cruiser flips on its roof during car crash
    An Orlando Police cruiser flipped onto its roof en route to an emergency call Wednesday evening, police said. An officer was driving to an emergency call around 6:35 p.m., and had turned on the lights and siren in the cruiser, Lt. Miguel Garcia said. He...
  • 3 Anne Arundel County officers injured in Pasadena crash

    3 Anne Arundel County officers injured in Pasadena crash
    Three Anne Arundel County police officers were injured while responding to a call when their unmarked police car, with lights and siren activated, struck another car at an intersection in Pasadena Wednesday morning, police said. The officers, who were...
  • Meriden Officer, Police Dog Hurt In Crash

    Meriden Officer, Police Dog Hurt In Crash
    MERIDEN — A police officer suffered a broken wrist and a possible broken elbow when his patrol car was hit by a BMW that ran a red light, police said. Officer Jason Degumbia was taken to MidState Medical Center for treatment after the crash, which...
  • Travel, trouble, traffic: State Department numbers on deaths abroad

    Travel, trouble, traffic: State Department numbers on deaths abroad
    In just an average week, Americans safely make more than 1 million trips abroad. But over the course of a year, hundreds of U.S. citizens do die abroad -- and traffic is the leading killer. Statistics from the U.S. State Department show 803 deaths...
  • Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar

    Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar
    TAMPA — Police say one person was injured when a car slammed into the patio area of a Tampa area cafe and bar. Twenty-nine-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina lost control of her car Tuesday night before driving into the Independent, a Tampa bar....