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Are self-driving cars the only answer to climbing fatalities on US roads?


Autonomous driving represents a leap forward in car safety, said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo Cars. The sooner AD  THE WORLD’S BEST BLIND SPOT MIRROR Buy Maxi View Blind Spot Mirrors. 22 more words

Downgraded to tropical depression #Dineo

Reports have been rampant this week on #Dineo’s warpath as the cyclone hit the shores of Maputo, Mozambique late Wednesday with winds of up to 100 km/h. 255 more words

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Traffic Fatalities Climbing in Missouri and Illinois

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Last year saw big increases in traffic fatalities in Missouri and Illinois.

The National Safety Council says Missouri had 939 traffic fatalities in 2016, up nine percent from 2015 and up twenty-four percent from 2014. 159 more words

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Overall road safety situation has improved, but elderly fatalities up: SPF

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SINGAPORE: The overall road safety situation in Singapore improved last year compared to 2015, but accidents involving elderly pedestrians remain a key concern, according to the Singapore Police Force’s (SPF) annual road traffic situation report released on Wednesday (Feb 15). 327 more words

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More non-fatal injuries at workplaces in 2016: Workplace Safety and Health Institute

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SINGAPORE – The number of non-fatal workplace injuries increased to 13,014 cases last year, a 5.4 per cent increase over the 12,351 cases in 2015, due mainly to an increase in minor injury cases. 307 more words

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66 fatal accidents at workplaces in 2016, injuries on rise

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SINGAPORE: There were 66 fatal accidents at workplaces in Singapore in 2016, representing a fatal injury rate of 1.9 per 100,000 employed persons, similar to 2015, said the Ministry of Manpower and Workplace Safety and Health Institute. 89 more words

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Bay Area Leaders Push Back Against California Law Prohibiting Speed Cameras

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco and San Jose city officials joined forces Wednesday in calling for the state to allow the use of automated speed cameras to enforce speed limits and reduce traffic injuries and deaths. 420 more words

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