Stories tagged: traffic deaths
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
2016 traffic deaths jump to highest level in nearly a decade
A jump in traffic fatalities last year pushed deaths on U.S. roads to their highest level in nearly a decade, erasing improvements made during the Great Recession and economic recovery, …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Teen killed and another injured crossing Highway 28 near East Wenatchee
Two teen friends who live on opposite sides of Highway 28 were struck by vehicles as they crossed the highway Tuesday evening. One died and the other was injured in …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Consumer Reports says Tesla should drop Autopilot name
DETROIT – Consumer Reports magazine is calling on electric car maker Tesla Motors to change the name of its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system and to disconnect the automatic steering feature …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Crash deaths far worse in U.S. than other affluent countries
Traffic deaths are down, but a new report shows fatalities on the road are still a bigger problem in the United States than in other affluent countries.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
Traffic-death increase highest in 50 years in 2015
The number of traffic deaths in the United States rose 8 percent from 2014 to 2015, the largest year-to-year percentage increase in a half-century, according to preliminary estimates Wednesday by …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2011
Getting There: Council chooses streets for repair
Spokane city officials have come up with what they believe will be an equitable way of spending a new $20 annual vehicle license fee to fix streets. The Spokane City …
Fri., April 10, 2009, 11:23 a.m.
Police blame landslide for Orofino traffic deaths
Authorities say two North Idaho residents were killed when a tree fell from a hillside in Orofino and landed on top of their vehicle.