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March 2014 Archives

Failure to properly route school traffic may cause serious injury

With children being dropped off and picked up on school grounds, the chaos that ensues could be potentially dangerous. The schools and their governing bodies must be aware of the dangers and properly plan routes for traffic at these busy times of day to prevent injuries. A recent car accident in Norwich, Connecticut, is an unfortunate example of the potential consequences of poorly organized drop-off sites.

Trucking industry mandates proposed for safety of other motorists

In a move designed to protect the public from accidents involving the trucking industry, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is emphasizing the importance of hours of service enforcement.  A recent oversight hearing brought vehement opposition from lawmakers who seem focused on the economic wellbeing of the owners of trucking companies.  

2-year-old left in car shifts into drive, causes car accident

Mischievous teenagers too young to have a driver’s license have been known take a car for a joyride, usually without the permission of an adult.  But when a child, so young that she cannot reach the floorboard to brake or accelerate, shifts a car into drive when left alone in the vehicle, all parties involved are lucky if major damages, serious injuries and even death are avoided. Recently, a Connecticut man left his 2-year-old daughter alone in a running car.

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