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2014 Deadliest Year for Migrants Yet

This article presents sobering statistics on the death tolls of migrants seeking better lives in advanced industrial societies worldwide, noting that the figures — which are double the numbers for 2013 — are likely an underestimate due to poor reporting.

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India: Annual fatalities to top 20,000 for the first time

The number of deaths on railways in India’s has increased year-on-year in recent times and 2014 is likely to show a further increase with 18,735 fatalities recorded to October and an expectation that by year end this is likely to be above 22,000. 69 more words

Engineering

Most Dangerous Intersections

(Las Vegas, NV)- Metro has released their list of the most dangerous intersections here in town.  The results are based on the total number of injury crashes in the last six months.   44 more words

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NC Highway Patrol says 17 killed over Thanksgiving

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP/WAVY) — The N.C. Highway Patrol says 17 people were killed on state roads during the Thanksgiving holiday period.

According to the patrol, there were 11 fatal accidents from the period beginning at 6 p.m. 77 more words

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Vision Zero initiative attempts to eliminate all traffic-related deaths

AUSTIN—After one look at cars zooming through congested lanes and pedestrians crossing busy streets in Austin, the idea of zero traffic fatalities might seem impossible. 821 more words

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Remembering Jasper Vinall

Words can not express
The sorrow that arises
When fun ceases and
Horror bowls us over and
A game ends in tragedy.

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Poetry

Legalized Pot = Less Traffic Fatalities

Yes, you read that correctly. One of the biggest concerns held by those still apprehensive to the legalization of marijuana are the dangers it can supposedly present when used before driving. 1,059 more words

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