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Sentence Reduced For Truck Driver in Triple-Fatal Crash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge has reduced the sentence of a Mississippi truck driver convicted in an alcohol-related crash on a Pennsylvania interstate three years ago that killed three people, including a toddler. A Dauphin County judge originally sentenced …

Court Rejects Truck Driver’s Appeal in Crash That Killed 7

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal for a bail hearing for a truck driver who’s been in jail since he was charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in 2019. Volodymyr …

U.S. Traffic Deaths Skyrocket After Coronavirus Lockdowns Expire

WASHINGTON — U.S. traffic deaths jumped dramatically after coronavirus lockdowns ended in 2020, rising 13.1% in the three months ending Sept. 30 to the highest rate since 2005 despite a decline in driving, auto safety regulators said on Wednesday. In …

Georgia, Alabama Among States Participating in DUI Campaign

Law enforcement officials in six states are launching their 23rd annual “Hands Across the Border” campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence. Sunday is the official start of the six-day campaign, which includes law enforcement agencies in Georgia, …

Connecticut State Police Charge 63 With DUI Over Weekend

Connecticut state police say they charged 63 people with driving under the influence and issued nearly 2,500 speeding tickets over the July 4 holiday weekend. Troopers also wrote more than 5,600 tickets for illegally using cell phones while driving, tailgating …