While one family is mourning the loss of a loved one to a sudden, unexpected fatal accident, Jose Ramirez is facing intoxication manslaughter charges for causing the crash. According to reports, Ramirez was travelling in the wrong direction on Tidwell when he slammed into another vehicle, fatally injuring his own passenger.
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Chrysler recently announced plans to recall nearly 210,000 Jeep Liberty vehicles because of a dangerous auto defect that may result in a loss of vehicle control by the driver. According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the recall affects certain SUVs from model years 2004 and 2005 which may be equipped with rear lower control arms that can experience a rear suspension lower control arm fracture due to excessive corrosion caused by road salt used in certain states. Chrysler reported that it is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue.
This is the third post in a three-part series that is taking a closer look at the recent federal agency report that analyzes car accident data across the nation for 2010.
This is the second post in a three-part series that is taking a closer look at the recent federal agency report that analyzes car accident data across the nation for 2010.
With the close of 2011 came the final numbers for traffic accidents in 2010.
A recent fatal accident in Houston, Texas, is just another example of why 18-wheelers and other large trucks should have more stringent standards when it comes to installation and strength of under-ride guards.
After the New York bus crash that killed 15 people earlier this month, transportation safety has frequently been in the headlines. The latest of these headlines focused on the lack of technology in large motor coaches.