Tag Archives: crashes

‘Giant’ Lessons From a ‘Rebel Without a Cause’

‘Giant' Lessons From a ‘Rebel Without a Cause’: Remembering James Dean, 60 Years After His Fatal Auto Crash Despite Gains in Auto Safety Since 1955, U.S. Drivers Between the Ages Of 20 and 24 Remain…

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Drowsy Driving

Research shows that fatigue is a significant factor in motor vehicle, commercial trucking and rail collisions. Drowsy driving causes more than 100,000 motor vehicle crashes a year, resulting in 40,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths, according…

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Auto Crashes

THE TOPIC The cost and crashworthiness of vehicles as well as drivers’ safety habits affect the cost of auto insurance. According to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, 34,080 people died in motor…

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Highway Safety

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2010, the lowest level since record keeping began in 1949. Motor vehicle deaths in 2010…

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