Auto Accident

Five Steps To Eliminating Traffic Deaths

Want to totally eliminate motor vehicle fatalities in North Carolina?  Dr. Herb Garrison, head of the East Carolina Injury Prevention Program, knows how…and he has outlined his methods in the latest issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal. The article, written with coauthor Jennifer Smith, is titled: Is Fatality-Free Travel on North Carolina’s Streets and …

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New Recommendations for Keeping Kids Safe in Cars

Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released new recommendations about the best ways to keep children safe in vehicles. The kids may not like the changes, but the goal is fewer injuries in the event of a crash. The policy statement was published in an online article of the medical journal Pediatrics. For maximum safety, …

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Woman killed in Asheville auto accident when ejected from vehicle

March 17, 2011 A woman was killed in an Asheville auto accident when her vehicle crashed on Leicester Highway, the Newark Advocate reports. The vehicle struck a guardrail and flipped in the Asheville auto accident. A passenger who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt during the Asheville auto accident was ejected from the vehicle. The truck landed …

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Carjacking suspects knock down power lines in North Carolina auto accident

March 10, 2011 A North Carolina auto accident resulted in power lines being knocked down, blocking traffic in both directions on Interstate 40. Traffic on Interstate 40 was closed for a few hours after the North Carolina auto accident. According to law enforcement officials, two people assaulted someone and carjacked the person’s vehicle. The suspects …

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Toyota Recalls a New Batch of 2.17 Million Cars

Toyota Motor Corp. announced today that it is recalling more than 2 million vehicles in the United States to fix issues with accelerator pedals that can become jammed under floor matsor in the vehicle’s carpeting. According to USA Today, the specific models affected are: Lexus GS. About 20,000 2006 and early 2007 Lexus GS 300 …

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Icy road conditions contribute to Asheville auto accidents

January 20, 2011 Several Asheville auto accidents were reported while the area received several inches of snow, the Citizen-Times reports. The interstates and roads would quickly become recoated shortly after they were cleared, contributing to Asheville auto accidents. Even if the roads look clear, motorists should look out for black ice, a factor in many …

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