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Colorado Driving School Linked to 2 Fatal Cashes

Court documents say two people involved in fatal crashes took driving tests from a Colorado school whose owner was charged with falsely certifying that applicants passed a driving exam. The Denver Post reported Tuesday one was a contract driver for …

19 Deadly Crashes Reported in Georgia During Holiday Period

Georgia law enforcement authorities say 19 fatal crashes occurred in the state during the recent Thanksgiving holiday travel period. Department of Public Safety spokesman Gordy Wright reported the numbers early Monday, after the 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday travel period ended late …

Answers Sought for Dangerous Intersection in Mississippi

A fourth fatality in less than a year at a busy Prentiss County, Miss., intersection has prompted supervisors to ask the Mississippi Department of Transportation for a traffic review. The Daily Corinthian reports that the board of supervisors wants MDOT …

New Hampshire Road Fatalities Up This Year

Traffic fatalities have spiked in New Hampshire, prompting authorities to urge drivers to slow down and avoid dangerous activities such as texting and talking on cell phones. Safety Commissioner John Barthelmes says there have been 71 fatal crashes so far …

Fatal Wrecks Up in 2011

More people along the Mississippi and Louisiana areas were killed on state highways in 2011. Fatal crashes have actually seen a one-third decline since 2005, but the Mississippi Highway Patrol is predicting the state will see 655 fatal crashes by …