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Nov 12

CHP Wraps Up Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

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English: An advisory sign on Interstate 15 in Utah near Mt. Nebo. It reminds drowsy drivers to get off the freeway. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Today is the last day of California Highway Patrol and the National Sleep Foundation’s anti-drowsy driving campaign aimed at educating drivers young and old about the real dangers of driving while drowsy. Sleepy drivers are thought to have caused 3,600 car accidents in 2010, resulting in 32 deaths and 2,000 injuries.  Continue reading →

Nov 12

Car History: The Woman Who Invented Wipers

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English: Windshield wiper assembly removed from a 1990 Geo Storm Gsi. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Today, riding in the car during a rainstorm wouldn’t be the same without the steady beat of windshield wipers chasing away the weather. The simple rubber blades allow for greater visibility in otherwise inclement conditions and help raise the bar of road safety. One American woman is credited with inventing the earliest version of the wipers we know today. Continue reading →

Nov 12

Two Recalls for Salmonella in Separate Companies

Salmonella species on X.L.D. agar.

Salmonella species on X.L.D. agar. (Photo credit: Nathan Reading)

Consumers should be on the look out for two products that are recalled for the presence of salmonella in certain batches. In two separate recalls, Nesquik and Fresh Express have called for the removal of certain products because the presence of the potentially life-threatening bacteria. Continue reading →

Nov 12

Man Loses Leg Under Cross, Sues the Church

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Grave stones (Photo credit: Oliver Quinlan)

In 2010, a man who was so overjoyed his wife successfully beat cancer that he decided he needed to thank the church that received his prayers in his family’s time of need. The Hudson Valley Church had a large stone crucifix that could use cleaning, so the man decided he would do just that with the church’s permission.  Continue reading →

Nov 12

More Info on Deadly Weekend I-5 Crash

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This map shows the incorporated and unincorporated areas in Sacramento County, California, highlighting Elk Grove in red. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There are further details emerging from the head-on car crash on Interstate 5 near Elk Grove on Sunday evening. Some eye witnesses and survivors of the accident have spoken to the media about the terrifying events that left four dead and seven others injured. Read more about the original story in the first post on this subjectContinue reading →

Nov 12

Crash on I-5 Kills 4, Injures 7 Sunday Night

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This map shows the incorporated and unincorporated areas in Sacramento County, California, highlighting Elk Grove in red. It was created with a custom script with US Census Bureau data and modified with Inkscape. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The stretch of Interstate 5 that runs from the Central Valley through Northern California tends to be one of the more boring drives in the state. The well traveled road mostly cuts through farmland in this area. It’s flat, largely two lanes in each direction and often smells like manure. Continue reading →

Nov 12

Rocker Dies Due to Severe Injuries From Motorcycle Crash

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“Suicide Silence” “Mitch Lucker” (Photo credit: Ted Van Pelt)

Singer Mitch Lucker for heavy metal band Suicide Silence died early November 1 after crashing his motorcycle Halloween night. The singer was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries, but no one else was hurt in the accident. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.  Continue reading →

Oct 12

Buy Safe Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes (Photo credit: Transguyjay)

Americans may not spend as much money on the holiday of Halloween compared to Christmas, but the candy and costume industry does well in October. Some frugal minded parents may make costumes at home while others hope for discounts at the store. Be careful of the materials used in these costumes, which could be flammable or otherwise dangerous.  Continue reading →

Oct 12

Staged Car Crash Ends in Arrests

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English: Taken on December 27th, 2006 at 3 PM Pacific. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here’s a note for petty criminals out there — when staging a car accident for the insurance money, make sure that you aren’t facebook friends with your co-conspirators. That just might tip off investigators that something is not quite right about your accident claim. Continue reading →

Oct 12

Practice Caution Before Your Halloween Candy Coma

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English: Candy corn, specifically Brach’s candy corn. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Every kid’s Halloween dream is to bring home more candy than they can carry. Every parent’s nightmare is to find the candy may have been contaminated or poisoned either by product negligence or tampering from an unseemly consumer issuing tricks in place of treats.  Continue reading →