Sunday, November 18, 2012

Chicago traffic fatalities

  • Last day Texas had no traffic deaths: 11/7/2000

    We could elect multiple American presidents, take part in the census twice and watch the Chicago Cubs continue their never-ending World Series drought.

  • Traffic fatalities down in Vancouver

    VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) - Vancouver already has fewer traffic deaths than many major metropolitan cities according to a UBC study.

  • Phoenix Trying to Get a Handle on Pedestrian Deaths

    That's the fourth-highest share of overall traffic deaths in the country, behind three cities with much more walking - New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Pedestrians in Phoenix account for a grossly disproportionate share of fatal crashes. Image ...

  • Fatality Tracker: Two senior citizens killed in separate traffic crashes ...

    [A] 61-year-old man was struck by a vehicle about 12:43 a.m. while crossing the street, [Chicago Police Department News Affair Officer Ron] Gaines said.

  • Thanksgiving week one of deadliest on the highway

    During each Thanksgiving week from 2005-2010, the average number of traffic fatalities nationwide was 798; for all other weeks, the average was 748, according to a new University of Alabama analysis of federal data on road deaths.

  • Michael Jakscht, Dump Truck Driver Who Killed 4 Motorcyclists, Gets 26 Years

    Saenz is believed to work for a Mexican drug cartel, and is known to travel between the United States and Mexico. He may have removed his tattoos with a laser.

  • Hurricane Sandy: New York hit disrupts US travel, business

    Air traffic was down in Chicago. Port closures disrupted cruise traffic for vacationers. Hurricane Sandy was directly targeting the East Coast on Monday, but it was clear the superstorm was having a much wider impact.

  • Aldermen push for driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

    New Mexico has also seen a 24 percent drop in drunk driving accidents and a 25 percent reduction in traffic fatalities, the aldermen said.

  • Sandy Moves West, Leaving Devastation, Deaths in East

    He said he expects the number of deaths to go up as more information comes in. .... There were two fatalities -- one caused by a traffic accident, the second by a felled tree -- and the state will continue to face flooding in areas over the next two ...

  • Fatality Tracker: Driver turns truck right in front of cyclist, killing him

    There is a discussion about this on EveryBlock, with details from apparent witnesses. In 2011, 7 bicyclists died in traffic. An improper right turn is another name for "right hook", which is regulated by Municipal Code of Chicago 9-16-020. In this case ...

  • Winning Over Women Could Help Spur Urban Bicycling Renaissance

    "Our findings serve as a reminder that perceptions of risk may be important as actual risks, particularly for women, and that traffic risks extend beyond the risk of fatality or serious injury to include risk of near misses and harassment," Pucher says ...

  • Sandy damage in DC, Virginia, Maryland

    The Virginia Department of Emergency Management said Tuesday that the medical examiner's office had confirmed that two traffic fatalities were caused by the storm. Police say 52-year-old Keith D. Fordham and 51-year-old Michael T. Overton of Richmond ...

  • Broadway Takes A Big Hit From Superstorm Sandy

    It's one of the oldest art forms known to man and it will continue," said Weissler, who together with his wife, Fran, has produced such shows as "Grease," `'Chicago" and "Annie Get Your Gun." The league said that the losses from Hurricane Irene were ...

  • BC-CA--California News Digest, CA

    FREIGHT TRAIN-FATALITY - Authorities say one person is dead and a second person hospitalized after they were hit by a freight train in Fresno Wednesday afternoon.

  • NYC Marathon: Despite Hurricane Sandy, Planning Moves Forward

    His challengers include 2011 Chicago Marathon champ Moses Mosop of Kenya, 2010 New York winner Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia and top American Meb Keflezighi.

  • Will request for memorial to dead fish founder?

    "Although such signs are traditionally reserved for human fatalities, I hope you'll make an exception because of the enormous suffering involved in this case, in order to remind drivers that all animals - whether they're humans, basset hounds or bass ...

  • Sign Here

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 46 percent of all multi-vehicle crashes resulting in a fatality for motorcyclists occur at intersections. ... Other cities that have received the signs include Baltimore, Dallas, Atlanta ...

  • Is hurricane-free Midwest safer even with our tornadoes?

    During our killer summer of 1995, triple-digit temperatures were blamed for more than 700 deaths in the Chicago area. During the heat waves of ... by automobile accidents. "Hundreds of people die every year from weather-caused traffic accidents," Burt ...

  • Safety Lessons From the Morgue

    A month before, she read a news story about the crash of a tour helicopter in Nevada. Five people died, including a couple celebrating their 25th anniversary.

  • The Link Between Car Crashes and Street Crime

    India has a real problem with traffic fatalities; every year six thousand people, in Mumbai alone, are killed by trains. That's six thousand people in a metro area of 20 million, the equivalent of three thousand people getting killed every year by ...

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