Deadly Consequences of Distracted Driving: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently concluded their investigation into a deadly traffic accident involving a tractor-trailer, a pickup truck, and two school busses. The accident claimed 2 lives and injured over 40 people.
In the News: A 25-year-old woman in Ohio was sentenced to six years in prison after she was involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of two teenage girls. Natasha Boggs was texting on her phone when she drifted off the road and struck the two girls who were walking to school.
Deer and Car Collisions in the News: A man driving home in his pickup truck after visiting some friends swerved erratically when a deer darted in front of his vehicle. When he swerved in an attempt to avoid the deer, he went into the opposite lane and struck another vehicle head on.
Reality Alert: An employee at a small community organization leaves in her car to deposit a check at the organization’s bank. While driving there, the employee causes a serious accident, injuring herself and two others in another car.
Reality Alert: On their day off, two teenage camp counselors decided to drive into town to get supplies for camp and do laundry. On the way, the driver fell asleep and the car swerved over the center line, crashing into oncoming traffic.