Sadly, a lot of people believe that if they choose not to wear a seatbelt, the only person they can hurt would be themselves, but nothing could be farther from the truth… in more ways than one.Continue reading “Seat belts in the back seat, and the ‘backseat bullet’”
Since the beginning of 2020 there have been nine fatal incidents on South Dakota highways. Six of these fatalities resulted specifically from people not wearing their seatbelts, and then being ejected out of their cars onto the road or surrounding terrain, where they died…
Currently in South Dakota, not wearing a seatbelt is not a primary offense. Nor is it state law for adult passengers riding in the back of a vehicle to wear safety belts…
Continue reading “Not wearing a seatbelt can result in ejection from the vehicle and a horrendous, pointless death”
A crash at 2:30am on New Year’s Day, 2020, left three early-20s people dead and a fourth in hospital. The incident happened in Elmore County, about five miles east of Wetumpka, on Rifle Range Road near Peace Church Road.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency [ALEA], a 1997 Lexus ES300 that was being driven by Ladarious Antonio Griffin, 25, of Montgomery, left the road, struck a tree, and overturned.
Continue reading “Three Young People Killed in Alabama’s Second Triple Fatality Crash of the Holidays”
6pm, 25 December, 2019 — Christmas day. Geneva, Alabama.
Three high school cheerleaders were killed and another girl was hospitalized with critical injuries following a Christmas night wreck in Geneva, south Alabama. A fifth girl in the vehicle escaped without serious injury.
Of concern to Road Safety USA were some apparently inappropriate comments by law enforcement officers.
Continue reading “Three teenage girls killed in a Christmas Day crash in Alabama”
Two people died as a result of a head-on car crash on Route 201 in Vassalboro, Maine, around 9:30pm on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Rudi M. Haskins
34 years of age, of Laramie, WY
According to Wyoming Highway Patrol, around 7:51 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2019, a fatal crash occurred near milepost 305 on Interstate 80 west of Laramie…