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Safety Equipment Installed on Wal-Mart Trucks

The Wal-Mart truck involved in the accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another passenger in his limo bus had a system designed to slow the truck’s speed and notify the driver of stopped traffic ahead, a Wal-Mart spokeswoman …

Georgia Ride Owner Charged in North Carolina State Fair Injuries

The owner of a midway ride at the North Carolina State Fair that ejected five passengers after safety equipment was tampered with was charged in arrest warrants with three felonies, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Deputies issued arrest …

Oregon Man Hurt in Community Service Sues County

An Oregon man who suffered an eye injury clearing trails as part of court-ordered community service has sued Polk County, saying it failed to provide proper tools and safety equipment. The Salem Statesman Journal reports the suit filed in federal …

California’s Pacific Surfliner to Install Safety Equipment

The California Department of Transportation says it has received nearly $25 million in federal funding to install safety equipment on the Pacific Surfliner rail line in San Diego County. The department said Wednesday it will provide matching funds so that …