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2015 was the deadliest year for drivers since 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A five-year trend of declining traffic fatalities ended last year with a 7.2 percent increase in deaths, federal officials said Monday.

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U.S. Traffic Deaths Make the Biggest Leap in 50 Years

Over the years, the U.S. government has relied on laws and safety outreach programs to help reduce the number of traffic deaths. And it’s been successful. 840 more words

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Government wants to lower speed limit for trucks and buses

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Government agencies want to forcibly lower how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles travel on the nations highways. They’re hoping it would reduce fatal crashes involving heavy trucks. 351 more words

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6 Things You Should Know About What Led Up To Takata's Massive Airbag Disaster

Over the past two years, 16 carmakers have recalled millions upon millions of vehicles equipped with Takata-produced, shrapnel-shooting airbags linked to 14 deaths and hundreds of injuries. 668 more words

U.S. Wants To Force Lower Speeds On Truck And Bus Drivers

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DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation’s highways. 730 more words

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Mazda Recalls 190K SUVs Over Loss Of Steering

Being able to steer your vehicle in the direction that you want it to go is paramount to, you know, driving. So when that doesn’t work properly, it’s time for a recall. 180 more words

U.S. wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers

DETROIT — The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation’s highways.

A new proposal Friday would impose the nationwide limit by electronically capping speeds with a device on newly made U.S. 65 more words

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