WASHINGTON — Traffic fatalities surged 5 percent last year, according to an analysis of preliminary state data, putting an end to a seven-year decline in which the number of annual traffic deaths reached their lowest level in more than six decades.The National Safety Council said Tuesday it estimates there were 36,200 motor vehicle fatalities in 2012. That's up from 34,600...
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Highway safety officials and cycling advocates are calling on Georgians to make 2013 a safer year for cyclists in Georgia. Cyclist fatalities increased by 28 percent in 2012, while traffic deaths c...
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The number of people killed in vehicle accidents last year in Centre County dropped 22 percent from 2011, while the overall number of crashes in 2012 was also down from…Click to Continue »
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Traffic fatalities rose 5 percent across the nation in 2012, and in South Dakota, 23 more people died on state roads compared to the year before.
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Gordon J. Veley Jr., 36, of Penn Yan, was charged with felony DWI, first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device, and ticketed for having an un-inspected motor vehicle.
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is reporting a four percent decline in motor vehicle crashes in 2012 compared to 2011.
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On Wednesday the Coconino National Forest will issue a revised, free Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) to show all of the roads, trails and areas open to motor vehicle use on the forest.
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Retail sales in the U.S. jumped last month, more than expected, to a five-month high as falling gasoline prices sparked increased consumer buying, the Census Bureau said Wednesday. Compared with January's tepid activity, February's numbers jumped by 1.1 percent to $421.4 billion. Compared with February 2012, these estimates show a more dramatic increase of 4.6 percent, a...
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JERSEY CITY - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is reporting a four percent decline in motor vehicle crashes in 2012 compared to 2011.
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BOSTON — Labor and worker rights activists are honoring 32 workers who died on the job last year.The Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health released a report Thursday highlighting the deaths.The report found falls and motor vehicle incidents were among the leading causes of deaths.The report said the construction industry...
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