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Sharing the road with large trucks

Connecticut motorists might not enjoy sharing the road with a large truck. As a general rule, these vehicles take up more space on the road and have a harder time turning and stopping. This means that passenger car drivers may need to give them more...

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The importance of avoiding distractions while driving

Many people are injured in Connecticut accidents that are caused by distracted driving. This type of negligent driving behavior endangers drivers, passengers and occupants of other vehicles. People should avoid driving while they are distracted to...

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Occupants of small vehicles have greater risk of injury

Connecticut consumers who are attracted to smaller cars should consider that compact vehicles fare poorly in most crashes. Even if their crash ratings appear to be good, those figures might not be based on scenarios with larger and heavier...

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Charges of selling or dealing drugs

While all drug crimes are treated harshly under Connecticut law, those involving sales or distribution may carry some of the longest sentences other than those involving drug trafficking. Drug dealing or sales are more limited in scope than are crimes...

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Car accidents often take place in familiar residential areas

Drivers in Connecticut and around the country are generally more vigilant when traffic is moving quickly. However, car accident studies reveal that many serious crashes occur on sparsely traveled roads and residential neighborhoods. Familiar or quiet...

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Driving in the fall

Some motorists from Connecticut may wish to learn more about how they can keep themselves a little safer in fall weather conditions. The beauties of fall can often hide some unpleasant dangers that may require a bit more concentration than some might...

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2 people face drug charges following traffic stop

In Connecticut, a 23-year-old man and 26-year-old woman are facing drug-related charges following a motor vehicle stop on September 1. News sources indicate that the incident took place in Plainfield in the vicinity of Gallup Road and Norwich Road...

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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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