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A case against wheel spikes

Wheel spikes are getting the attention of trucking companies as well as some governments. Many trucking companies are banning them because some other motorists view them as a sign of an aggressive truck driver. The companies want to promote images of...

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How technology is helping to prevent car accidents

Connecticut residents are likely aware that collision avoidance systems are becoming more common in everyday life. A new report suggests that they are preventing injuries and saving a significant number of lives. These systems were found to...

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1 dead, 2 injured in car chase accident

A car accident that occurred in Connecticut on Aug. 10 left one person dead and two others with serious injuries. According to reports, the crash took place on Railroad Avenue in Bridgeport as a driver was attempting to flee from the...

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Police officer injured in Connecticut SUV crash

A Bloomfield police officer was injured in a two-car accident on the morning of Aug. 10. The accident occurred on Tunxis Avenue, which is also called Route 189. According to authorities, a police SUV collided with a Toyota Highlander SUV, causing the...

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Some causes of Connecticut truck accidents

Each year, there are 475,000 large trucks that are involved in accidents across the country according to data from the Department of Labor. These accidents cause more than 5,000 deaths and more than 140,000 injures annually. The majority of these...

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Hurdles still left for driverless cars to overcome

A handful of large car and technology companies are either developing their own self-driving technology or acquiring companies that are involved with it. However, this doesn’t mean that driverless cars will be on Connecticut roadways anytime...

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Trucking industry will keep existing sleep apnea rule

Truck drivers in Connecticut and throughout the country will not be subject to new criteria and testing regarding sleep apnea after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it would no longer be pursuing a proposed rule. In March...

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Preventing drivers from falling asleep

Connecticut motorists may not know that drowsy driving causes an estimated 6,000 fatal accidents around the country on an annual basis. Even so, many individuals who do not get enough sleep take to the roadways, putting everyone at risk. While there...

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As economy strengthens, car crash fatalities rise

The roads in Connecticut and throughout the U.S. may be getting deadlier, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The cause is believed to be due to the fact that a stronger economy has encouraged more people to...

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Higher speeds mean more fatalities

Beginning in 1973, the U.S. Congress required that all states adopt a maximum speed limit of 55 mph or forfeit federal highway funds. Most of the states began to increase limits when Congress relaxed the rules and later eliminated the federal 55 mph...

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