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Channel NewsAsia
Tesla's Musk sees 'modest' capital raise for next strategic turnfor signs that the company is containing its costs and slowing its cash burn.
Tesla's Musk sees 'modest' capital raise for next strategic turn
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
for signs that the company is containing its costs and slowing its cash burn. Tesla took another hit June 30 when U.S. highway safety regulators disclosed they were investigating the fatal May 7 crash involving Tesla's Autopilot system, which... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
2016 Mustang GT: Radcliff PD's new tool to enforce trafficIt was January when the Radcliff Police Department applied for a grant through
2016 Mustang GT: Radcliff PD's new tool to enforce traffic
WLKY Louisville / Posted 5 hours ago
It was January when the Radcliff Police Department applied for a grant through the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety. By March, the 48 applying agencies had been reduced to 10 finalists, including the Radcliff Police Department. That's when Officer... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Two Brothers Brawl on Boat in Choptank RiverNets 11 DUIs, OHS Calls it a SuccessDel. Checkpoint Nets 11 DUIs, OHS Calls it
Two Brothers Brawl on Boat in Choptank River
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 hours ago
Nets 11 DUIs, OHS Calls it a SuccessDel. Checkpoint Nets 11 DUIs, OHS Calls it a Success Officials with the Office of Highway Safety said last week's "Checkpoint Strikeforce" was a success, but there is still work to do to lower the number of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
The Heat Especially Dangerous For the ElderlyCheckpoint Nets 11 DUIs, OHS Calls it a Success Checkpoint Strikeforce (Photo:
The Heat Especially Dangerous For the Elderly
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 11 hours ago
Checkpoint Nets 11 DUIs, OHS Calls it a Success Checkpoint Strikeforce (Photo: OHS) Officials with the Office of Highway Safety said last week's "Checkpoint Strikeforce" was a success, but there is still work to do to lower the number of... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 12 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Fortune
NTSB Report Says Tesla Driver Was Speeding in Fatal Autopilot CrashA driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors car while using Autopilot
NTSB Report Says Tesla Driver Was Speeding in Fatal Autopilot Crash
Fortune / Posted 12 hours ago
A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was speeding, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause. The U.S. National... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 13 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Sarnia Observer / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Hinton Parklander
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Hinton Parklander / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Chatham Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Welland Tribune
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Welland Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 16 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Airdrie Echo / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Strathmore Standard / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Northumberland Today
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Northumberland Today / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Whitecourt Star
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Whitecourt Star / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Lacombe Globe / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up t
In a car crash, size matters – but how much?
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 17 hours ago
those old copywriters were right? What if heavier is actually safer? Pull up the website for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and you’ll find the usual vehicle safety ratings and other consumer advice. But dig a little deeper... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is it legal to pass a funeral procession?processions, but there are no laws that speak to it directly,” says Sgt. Kerry
Is it legal to pass a funeral procession?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
processions, but there are no laws that speak to it directly,” says Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, with the Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division. “ And, funeral processions generally don’t get special treatment under the law either – unless... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
EROAD announced as American Trucking Associations Partner(ATA).ATA is the USA’s largest national trade association for the transportatio
EROAD announced as American Trucking Associations Partner
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
(ATA).ATA is the USA’s largest national trade association for the transportation industry. It develops policies promoting highway safety, security, environmental sustainability and profitability, and is considered the voice of the American... Read more
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Officer.com
Mich. Trooper Injured When Cruiser Struckthe importance of safe driving. According to MSP, a 2014 statewide phone survey
Mich. Trooper Injured When Cruiser Struck
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
the importance of safe driving. According to MSP, a 2014 statewide phone survey commissioned by the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning found nearly 80% of motorists are aware of the move over law and that it applies to police vehicles,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
My Turn: Drive stupid? Reap the consequencesHighway safety director: We’ve all heard the phrase “speed kills.” So why are s
My Turn: Drive stupid? Reap the consequences
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
Highway safety director: We’ve all heard the phrase “speed kills.” So why are so many Arizona drivers in such a hurry? Speeding seems to be out of control. We see speeders every day, passing us on our freeways, on our city streets and county... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
200 new homes ditched on Prescot's former greenbelt - for nowsite forms the approach to the historic conservation area of Prescot, and site
200 new homes ditched on Prescot's former greenbelt - for now
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
site forms the approach to the historic conservation area of Prescot, and site access arrangements caused me concerns about highway safety. “They also failed to comply with current highways guidance. The provision of public open space and... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Here are the 10 safest small SUVs you can buy todayhave grown substantially safer over the years, some are superior over others.
Here are the 10 safest small SUVs you can buy today
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 2 days ago
have grown substantially safer over the years, some are superior over others. In the U.S., the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) — an insurer-funded, nonprofit organization — goes well beyond the crash tests mandated by the U.S.... Read more
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The Auto Channel
GM Offers 22 Crash Avoidance Equipment On 2016 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac modelsNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Euro New Car Assessment
GM Offers 22 Crash Avoidance Equipment On 2016 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models
The Auto Channel / Posted 2 days ago
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Euro New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and others. “General Motors is committed to setting a new standard for global product safety, and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipa
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipated. Figures from the Office of Highway Safety show at least drivers have died in tree-related crashes since DOT first announced plans to remove trees along... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipa
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipated. Figures from the Office of Highway Safety show at least drivers have died in tree-related crashes since DOT first announced plans to remove trees along... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipa
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipated. Figures from the Office of Highway Safety show at least drivers have died in tree-related crashes since DOT first announced plans to remove trees along... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipa
Jasper County tree-cutting delayed until summer 2017
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
traffic engineer Brett Harrelson says the plans are taking longer than anticipated. Figures from the Office of Highway Safety show at least drivers have died in tree-related crashes since DOT first announced plans to remove trees along... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Here are the 10 safest small SUVs you can buy todayhave grown substantially safer over the years, some are superior over others.
Here are the 10 safest small SUVs you can buy today
Airdrie Echo / Posted 2 days ago
have grown substantially safer over the years, some are superior over others. In the U.S., the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) — an insurer-funded, nonprofit organization — goes well beyond the crash tests mandated by the U.S.... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Colorado motorcyclist fatalities surge this summer2015 motorcyclist fatalities hit an all-time high in Colorado with 105 deaths.
Colorado motorcyclist fatalities surge this summer
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
2015 motorcyclist fatalities hit an all-time high in Colorado with 105 deaths. A report published by the Governors Highway Safety Association suggests this increase is a problem faced nationwide; motorcyclist fatalities in the United States... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Here are the 10 safest small SUVs you can buy todayhave grown substantially safer over the years, some are superior over others.
Here are the 10 safest small SUVs you can buy today
Melfort Journal / Posted 2 days ago
have grown substantially safer over the years, some are superior over others. In the U.S., the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) — an insurer-funded, nonprofit organization — goes well beyond the crash tests mandated by the U.S.... Read more
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Island Packet
Longtime trucker one of many killed on Jasper County’s I-95crash was one of 66 tree-related collisions on I-95 in Jasper County in 2015, a
Longtime trucker one of many killed on Jasper County’s I-95
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
crash was one of 66 tree-related collisions on I-95 in Jasper County in 2015, according to data from the Office of Highway Safety. Most deaths are immediate, leaving law enforcement with one of the hardest assignments of the job: notifying... Read more
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Island Packet
I-95 tree-cutting project delayed as state tries to avoid repeating problemsalong the interstate’s edges and median, at least six drivers have died in tree
I-95 tree-cutting project delayed as state tries to avoid repeating problems
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
along the interstate’s edges and median, at least six drivers have died in tree-related crashes, according to the Office of Highway Safety. That includes James Matthew Eddins, a N.C. truck driver and Sharon Toomer, a Ridgeland resident and longtime... Read more
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Philly.com
Air-bag peril? Keep your feet on the floorbe unrestrained by seat belts. This will likely result in extensive injuries, i
Air-bag peril? Keep your feet on the floor
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
be unrestrained by seat belts. This will likely result in extensive injuries, if not death. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that the energy required to quickly inflate air bags can cause injury to people sitting or thrown too... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Michigan drives for national testing sitedata from vehicles equipped with it to perfect the system. The fatal Tesla cra
Michigan drives for national testing site
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
data from vehicles equipped with it to perfect the system. The fatal Tesla crash, on May 7 wasn’t made public by the highway safety agency until June 30. That “heightens the need” for a cooperative test center, Mr. Peters said. The death of... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Expo educates parents about safetyhad a baby or parents of young children," said Tina Dorsey, organizer of the ev
Expo educates parents about safety
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 days ago
had a baby or parents of young children," said Tina Dorsey, organizer of the event. Margaret Walker, of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, reviews the proper installation of car seats. Shenandoah Women, Infants and Children, Shenandoah... Read more
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Kenosha News
Four decades a deputyhis various administrative roles, he’s been in charge of everything from deputy
Four decades a deputy
Kenosha News / Posted 3 days ago
his various administrative roles, he’s been in charge of everything from deputy training to technology acquisition to highway safety. He’s been the Kenosha County traffic safety coordinator for 23 years and has pushed for intersection... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Colorado motorcyclist fatalities surge this summer2015, motorcyclist fatalities hit an all-time high in Colorado with 105 deaths.
Colorado motorcyclist fatalities surge this summer
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 4 days ago
2015, motorcyclist fatalities hit an all-time high in Colorado with 105 deaths. A report published by the Governor's Highway Safety Association suggests this increase is a problem faced nationwide; motorcyclist fatalities in the United States... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Colorado sees spike in motorcyclist deathsto CDOT, Colorado motorcyclist deaths hit an all-time high in 2015, with 105 de
Colorado sees spike in motorcyclist deaths
Craig Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
to CDOT, Colorado motorcyclist deaths hit an all-time high in 2015, with 105 deaths. According to CDOT and the Governor's Highway Safety Association, motorcycle deaths, nationwide, increased by 10 percent from 2014 to 2015. CDOT has launched a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa officials want red light camera provider to cover more of of the legal costscameras are big business in Florida, with roughly 963,000 tickets issued in 201
Tampa officials want red light camera provider to cover more of of the legal costs
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
cameras are big business in Florida, with roughly 963,000 tickets issued in 2015, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The state takes 58 percent of the $158 fine, which in 2015 added up to $54... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Motorcycle fatalities have increased statewide, says CDOTyear there were 105 recorded motorcycle deaths, which was an all-time high in C
Motorcycle fatalities have increased statewide, says CDOT
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
year there were 105 recorded motorcycle deaths, which was an all-time high in Colorado. Data from the Governors Highway Safety Association suggests that the number of fatalities also increased nationwide by about 10 percent between 2014... Read more
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