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Inspector Cites Regulatory Gaps in Fatal New York Limo Crash

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators failed to do all they could to sideline a poorly maintained stretch limousine that careened down a hill and crashed in 2018, killing 20 people, according to a state watchdog. State Inspector General …

Prosecution Rests in Deadly Motorcycle Crash Trial

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A survivor of a crash that killed seven fellow members of a Marine motorcycle club acknowledged Wednesday that the lead rider had an unsafe blood alcohol level but denied that the club president swerved into the …

Truck Driver on Trial in Crash that Killed Seven Motorcyclists

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The trial for a commercial truck driver charged with causing the deaths in 2019 of seven members of a Marine motorcycle club will open Tuesday, more than three years after the crash in northern New Hampshire. …

Families Concerned After Deaths in Houston Police Crashes

HOUSTON (AP) _ The families of two Houston residents killed in a series of recent traffic accidents involving local law enforcement said Thursday they believe their loved ones’ deaths are part of an ongoing problem with police pursuits and driver …

Victim of 2019 New Hampshire Motorcycle Crash Sues RMV

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man severely injured in a 2019 crash in New Hampshire that killed seven members of his motorcycle club has filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles for allegedly failing to suspend …

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 …

NTSB: Safety Processes Failed in Crash That Killed 7 Bikers

Systems meant to keep motorists safe failed to prevent a pickup driver on drugs from crashing last year into an oncoming group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire, leading to the death of seven bikers, the National Transportation Safety Board found …

NTSB Release Details in Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists

The pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last year told authorities he had drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was not impaired at the time of the crash. …

Safety Board Urges Limo Safety Standards After Deadly Crash

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday said federal regulators should require lap and shoulder seat belts throughout limousines after probing a series of deadly crashes including one in a October 2018 that killed 20 people. The …

Plea Deal in Yale Tailgate Death

A Yale University student charged with negligent homicide for running down a woman tailgating outside a football game has reached a plea agreement in which he would receive a special form of probation and avoid a criminal record, his attorney …