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Multiple Train Collisions at Bad Crossing

Multiple Train Collisions at Bad Crossing

Scarcely a week apart two drivers collided with a train at the Pleasant Prairie train crossing in Wisconsin, where locals requested better signals in 2011. In classic doublespeak, the railroad commissioner said that it was not a priority, but that "if I had my way, I'd put lights and gates at every crossing in the state." Because two accidents [...]

Mission Archery Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard

Mission Archery Recalls Crossbows Due to Injury Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall date: JUNE 03, 2014 Recall number: 14-197 Recall Summary Name of product: MXB crossbows Hazard: The crossbow can fire an arrow unexpectedly without the trigger being pulled, posing an [...]

Damage Payment Plan Rejected

Damage Payment Plan Rejected

The settlement proposal from an October 2010 accident in Jamaica has been rejected. The negligence suit was brought against the State-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company. The crash victims were on a church trip in the bus which flipped and fell to the bottom of a St. Ann ravine. Some were injured and one teenaged girl died. Attorney-at-Law [...]

Recall: Step2 Recalls Ride-On Wagon Toys Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us

Recall: Step2 Recalls Ride-On Wagon Toys Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us

Step2 Recalls Ride-On Wagon Toys Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us Name of product: Step2® Whisper Ride Touring Wagon™ Hazard:The removable blue seat backs can detach and allow the child in the wagon to fall out, posing a fall hazard. Units: About 14,000 Description: This recall involves Step2® Whisper Ride Touring [...]

Train Crossing Collision Case to be Tried in Taurango

Train Crossing Collision Case to be Tried in Taurango

The case of a drunk driver who, with her child in the car, rear-ended another car at a train crossing on Totara Street will be tried in Tauranga District Court. Her car between two stationary vehicles was stopped at the railway crossing waiting for a train to pass. The thirty-nine year old driver has not yet been charged but had a breath [...]

Bus Accident in Louisiana

Bus Accident in Louisiana

Twenty West Baton Rouge Parish students were hospitalized on Nov 1, 2013 when bus driver Richard N. Lee Jr., 77, of Port Allen rear-ended his bus into another school bus driven by Renita Trufant, 36, of Baton Rouge. First Student operates the buses which transport students from Chamberlain Elementary and Devall Middle. First student provides [...]

Train-Bus Case in Kenya court

Train-Bus Case in Kenya court

Bus driver Edward Githae Wanjau appeared before Makadara court on Thursday charged with causing death by dangerous driving, two counts of blocking a railway line, and driving without a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) license. The accident on October 30 left 12 people dead and twenty-one injured. Kenya Railways Corporation had as late as February [...]