Find Out Why Rural Roads Are Far More Dangerous

Rural Roads Are Far More Dangerous

In a recent blog post, we brought you the horrific news of a 10% jump in traffic fatalities nationwide during the first half of 2016. One important finding in the report was the inherent danger of driving on rural roads. The Danger of Rural Roads Even though they carry less than half of U.S. traffic, … Read more

Find Out Why This Workhand Was Awarded $7.2 Million

Why This Workhand Was Awarded

A laborer hired to remove copper and brass piping from a demolition site has been awarded $7.2 million because of unsafe working condition that led to him falling 18 feet onto a concrete floor. How it Happened As the man was on a catwalk at the site, he went hard over the railing and took … Read more

Traffic Deaths Jump by More Than 10% in the First Half of 2016

Traffic Deaths Jump

A stunning report from the U.S Department of Transportation last week revealed that traffic fatalities across the nation rose by an estimated 10.4% in the first half of 2016. The sharp jump comes on the heels of a 7.2% increase in 2015.

The Hard (and Difficult) Numbers

17,775 people lost their lives on the roads during the first half of 2016. That’s compared to 16,100 over the same period in 2015. There were eventually 35,092 traffic deaths last year.

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Drunk Driver Flees Scene of Accident; Faces Additional Charges

Drunk Driver Flees Scene of Accident

A Juneau man who was driving drunk is in even more trouble after being indicted by a grand jury for leaving behind his injured passenger after crashing the car.

How It Happened

On March 19, Juneau police officers responded to a host of 911 calls about a man with a bloody face beside an upright car in the middle of a road. Once there, they learned that the man was the passenger in the vehicle and the driver had fled in a second vehicle.

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