Reckless driving Impaired driving Learn what research has shown parents can do to keep teen drivers safe from each of these risks. A primary seat belt law allows police to ticket a driver or passenger exclusively for not wearing a seat belt.
Tractor Driven by Dog Kills Millionaire Farmer The death is called 'a very tragic accident' Newser - A multimillionaire farmer met an untimely end when a tractor driven by his pet dog crushed him to death, the Independent reports.
Derek Mead, 70, was apparently building a rock garden at his home in England last June when he got out of the vehicle, leaving it in neutral without They Were Driving to Their Wedding. Instead, Tragedy Couple killed in crash en route to nuptials Newser - Kathryn Schurtz and Joseph Kearney were on their way to their wedding when the unthinkable happened Wednesday.
Traffic slowed, but a tractor-trailer behind the couple wasn' Dorothy Bruns, 44, was charged in May with crimes including manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and assault and was facing 15 years behind A pickup truck in rural Wisconsin veered off the road Saturday morning and struck a group of Girl Scouts and their chaperones who were picking up trash, reports the NBC News.
Three fourth-graders and one adult woman were killed, and a fourth They Were Waiting for the Bus. Then, Backpacks Everywhere Tampa car crash that injured 7 is 5th time in 3 days that accidents occurred at or near bus stops Newser - School safety has become a nationwide issuebut now school bus stops are also in the spotlight, for a completely different reason.
CNN notes that, for the fifth time in three days, kids have been injured or killed at or near bus stops, with the latest story coming out of Widow Kim Lisinicchia says fatal crash 'still would've happened' despite husband lacking permit Newser - The widow of limousine driver Scott Lisinicchia, one of 20 to die in Saturday's crash in upstate New York, says Prestige Limousine "should have been more responsible.
Friends and relatives say the 17 passengers killed Saturday include Amy Steenburg, who was celebrating her 30th birthday, her husband, Axel, her three sisters, Horrific Limo Crash Kills 20 The vehicle apparently barreled over a hill in New York state Newser - A crash involving a limousine at an upstate New York tourist spot killed 20 people, officials said Sunday.
A person with knowledge of the investigation tells the AP that 18 of the victims were in the limo and two were bystanders.
Local officials tell the Times Union of Albany that Trevor Heitmann, 18, was apparently in a troubled state when he drove his sports car south on the northbound I and killed Aileen Pizarro, 43, and her George Clooney Hit by Car in Italy Actor is 'fine,' escaped with only minor injuries, after collision on his motorbike Newser - George Clooney is "fine" but recovering after he was hit by a car in Sardinia on Tuesday.
Clooney had departed his Costa Corallina hotel on what's variously described as a motorbike or scooter when he was hit by a car around 8: Per CNNClooney— Trinidad was admitted to hospital with serious injuries and is currently in stable condition and alert.
Dead on the scene were Mary's husband, Katie Arrington is in critical but stable condition after two major surgeries following a car crash Friday night, authorities say—and the Republican's associates say it would take a lot more than that to halt her bid for US Congress. Her campaign says she isn' Video of the crash shows her sedan, which was traveling at more than mph, skidding into an embankment, becoming airborne, flipping in the Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a car wreck and will require weeks of recovery and more procedures, according to her spokesman, the AP reports.
Katie Arrington has undergone surgery for her injuries and was Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into Police Car It was 2nd autopilot crash in same spot Newser - A Tesla in autopilot mode created yet more unfortunate headlines for the company when it slammed into a police cruiser in Laguna Beach, Calif.
Police say the patrol vehicle was totaled but it was thankfully unoccupied at the time of the crash, KTLA reports. A Tesla in semi-autonomous Now, New Tragedy Broadway star Ruthie Ann Miles has lost her unborn child Newser - What kept Ruthie Ann Miles going after her 4-year-old daughter, Abigail, was killed when a car crashed into them in March in Brooklyn was her unborn baby, due this month.
Now another tragedy for the Broadway star and her husband, Jonathan Blumenstein, delivered via their lawyer.Texting while driving attracted interest in the media after several highly publicized car crashes were caused by texting drivers, including a May incident involving a Boston trolley car driver who crashed while texting his girlfriend.
Harrowing footage showing the minutes before two young men were killed in a 90mph car crash on a country lane has been released by their families in the hope it will be a warning to others.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. -- Two teenagers are dead, and two are hospitalized after a deadly wreck on Highway Monday morning, but police now say officers stopped the car shortly before the crash. In fact, if you look at car crashes where the driver is killed, about 1 in 5 involves drugs other than alcohol (like marijuana).
Usually, drugged drivers have been drinking alcohol, too—making them doubly dangerous on the road. Teen driver statistics are dire. According to research conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, to year old drivers are nine times more likely to be involved in a crash than adults and six times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than adults.
34 teenage drivers and eight teenage passengers died in car accidents in New Jersey in a single recent year. The following year, 19 teenage drivers and 14 teen passengers were killed.
Teens ages are four times as likely to die in a car wreck than adults.