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Washington Post
1 week ago
US news

Video of Fetterman crash aftermath released by Maryland police

Maryland State Police released body-camera footage of Sen. John Fetterman's car crash, showing he was speeding and caused the collision. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Speeding car flies over trucks and into garage in California neighborhood, video shows

A reckless driver launched a car over trucks and crashed into a California home, causing major damage but fortunately no injuries were reported. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Cars

Speeding car crashes into Walpole Starbucks, police say

Speeding driver crashes into Starbucks in Walpole, injuring employee. [ more ]
Washington Post
1 week ago
US news

Video of Fetterman crash aftermath released by Maryland police

Maryland State Police released body-camera footage of Sen. John Fetterman's car crash, showing he was speeding and caused the collision. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Speeding car flies over trucks and into garage in California neighborhood, video shows

A reckless driver launched a car over trucks and crashed into a California home, causing major damage but fortunately no injuries were reported. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Cars

Speeding car crashes into Walpole Starbucks, police say

Speeding driver crashes into Starbucks in Walpole, injuring employee. [ more ]
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#investigation
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Cars

Three killed in single-car crash in Pasadena that knocked out power to hundreds

Excessive speed led to fatal single-car crash resulting in three deaths and three injuries.
Crash caused power outage for hundreds, investigation suggests possible alcohol involvement. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

Man is killed after he's ejected from motorcycle, thrown into path of Metro A Line train

Young man killed in Long Beach motorcycle accident involving train.
Investigators are looking into potential factors like speed and impaired driving. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

High-speed crash ends in flames, killing 2 in Altadena

Speeding Audi crashes into parked Volvo, killing two
Fatal accident in Altadena prompts investigation [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Cars

Three killed in single-car crash in Pasadena that knocked out power to hundreds

Excessive speed led to fatal single-car crash resulting in three deaths and three injuries.
Crash caused power outage for hundreds, investigation suggests possible alcohol involvement. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

Man is killed after he's ejected from motorcycle, thrown into path of Metro A Line train

Young man killed in Long Beach motorcycle accident involving train.
Investigators are looking into potential factors like speed and impaired driving. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

High-speed crash ends in flames, killing 2 in Altadena

Speeding Audi crashes into parked Volvo, killing two
Fatal accident in Altadena prompts investigation [ more ]
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#fatal-crash
BKReader
2 months ago
Cars

Police Arrest Suspect in Williamsburg Car Crash

An arrest was made in a fatal Williamsburg crash where Michael Rivera faces charges for manslaughter, speeding, and leaving the scene. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
Cars

Speeding driver killed in crash Tuesday night in Hollister

A speeding driver caused a fatal crash in Hollister by running a red light and colliding with another car at an intersection. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
Los Angeles

California socialite sentenced to 15 years to life for 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers

A socialite was sentenced to 15 years to life for a hit-and-run that resulted in the deaths of two young brothers. [ more ]
BKReader
2 months ago
Cars

Police Arrest Suspect in Williamsburg Car Crash

An arrest was made in a fatal Williamsburg crash where Michael Rivera faces charges for manslaughter, speeding, and leaving the scene. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
Cars

Speeding driver killed in crash Tuesday night in Hollister

A speeding driver caused a fatal crash in Hollister by running a red light and colliding with another car at an intersection. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
Los Angeles

California socialite sentenced to 15 years to life for 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers

A socialite was sentenced to 15 years to life for a hit-and-run that resulted in the deaths of two young brothers. [ more ]
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#driving-ban
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Driver 'could lose job' after travelling nearly 30mph above speed limit on A20 due to 'inadequate' signage

Scott Paczensky faces potential job loss and travel challenges due to possible driving ban for speeding on A20. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Zac Goldsmith banned from driving after being caught speeding four times

Former environment minister Zac Goldsmith has been banned from driving after being caught speeding four times in London last year.
Lord Goldsmith faces sentencing on March 18 for exceeding speed limits in a hybrid electric Volkswagen Golf on roads in Paddington, Chelsea, and Twickenham. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Cars

Marcus Rashford admits speeding on motorway

Marcus Rashford faces potential penalties for speeding on the M60 in Manchester. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Driver 'could lose job' after travelling nearly 30mph above speed limit on A20 due to 'inadequate' signage

Scott Paczensky faces potential job loss and travel challenges due to possible driving ban for speeding on A20. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Zac Goldsmith banned from driving after being caught speeding four times

Former environment minister Zac Goldsmith has been banned from driving after being caught speeding four times in London last year.
Lord Goldsmith faces sentencing on March 18 for exceeding speed limits in a hybrid electric Volkswagen Golf on roads in Paddington, Chelsea, and Twickenham. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Cars

Marcus Rashford admits speeding on motorway

Marcus Rashford faces potential penalties for speeding on the M60 in Manchester. [ more ]
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#pedestrian-safety
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

The road where 85pc of drivers were found speeding is to get new safety measures

Safety measures in Havering Road to address speeding and enhance pedestrian safety.
Proposed measures approved by Havering Council after a study found high instances of speeding and accidents along Havering Road. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Berlin

Woman and child from Belgium killed by a speeding driver in Berlin, police say

The 83-year-old driver hit a woman and her 4-year-old child, killing them both.
The driver was speeding before the deadly accident near Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

The road where 85pc of drivers were found speeding is to get new safety measures

Safety measures in Havering Road to address speeding and enhance pedestrian safety.
Proposed measures approved by Havering Council after a study found high instances of speeding and accidents along Havering Road. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Berlin

Woman and child from Belgium killed by a speeding driver in Berlin, police say

The 83-year-old driver hit a woman and her 4-year-old child, killing them both.
The driver was speeding before the deadly accident near Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. [ more ]
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#traffic-safety
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
San Francisco

SFMTA releases findings on SF intersection where entire family was killed; residents want changes

Driver was speeding at problematic intersection.
Residents point out confusing signs at the intersection. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 weeks ago
Los Angeles

Deadliest roads in state are in Southern California. Do you drive these freeways?

California saw a rise in driving deaths during the pandemic, with dangerous driving behaviors persisting even as more drivers returned to the roads. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Greenwich named one of London's worst boroughs for speeding

Greenwich named one of London's 'speediest' boroughs. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
San Francisco

SFMTA releases findings on SF intersection where entire family was killed; residents want changes

Driver was speeding at problematic intersection.
Residents point out confusing signs at the intersection. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 weeks ago
Los Angeles

Deadliest roads in state are in Southern California. Do you drive these freeways?

California saw a rise in driving deaths during the pandemic, with dangerous driving behaviors persisting even as more drivers returned to the roads. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Greenwich named one of London's worst boroughs for speeding

Greenwich named one of London's 'speediest' boroughs. [ more ]
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www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
East Bay (California)

Motorcyclist dies in Oakland crash

Speeding was a factor in the fatal motorcycle collision.
The identity of the deceased motorcyclist has not been released yet. [ more ]
#rebecca-grossman
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Did Rebecca Grossman commit murder? Prosecutors say she alone struck two boys with her SUV

Prosecutors allege Rebecca Grossman committed double murder by racing her Mercedes SUV and hitting two brothers in a crosswalk.
To secure a second-degree murder conviction, prosecutors must prove Grossman acted with implied malice and knew the dangers of driving at high speed. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Rebecca Grossman's doctor husband defends socialite accused of killing 2 children

The husband of Rebecca Grossman testified that he has never seen her speeding despite evidence that she was driving 81 mph when two children were killed.
Rebecca Grossman's defense claims that her former lover, former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Scott Erickson, is responsible for the deaths of the children. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Prosecution rests in Grossman hit-and-run murder case. Judge declines to dismiss charges

The request to dismiss murder charges against Rebecca Grossman in the hit-and-run deaths of two boys has been denied.
Prosecutors have presented sufficient evidence of voluntary intoxication and speeding in the incident. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Rebecca Grossman floored gas pedal, struck 2 boys at 'freeway speeds,' investigators say

Rebecca Grossman, the L.A. socialite, was driving at 81 mph and barely braking before fatally striking two boys in a crosswalk.
Using data from the black box in Grossman's vehicle, an investigator testified that if she had been driving the speed limit, there would have been no crash. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Tearful mom describes horror as socialite sped through intersection, killing her 2 sons

Nancy Iskander gives emotional testimony in the murder trial of Rebecca Grossman, who is charged with killing Iskander's two sons in a car accident
Iskander recounts how she saw two cars speeding towards her and her children, and how she lost sight of her older sons when she moved out of the way [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Did Rebecca Grossman commit murder? Prosecutors say she alone struck two boys with her SUV

Prosecutors allege Rebecca Grossman committed double murder by racing her Mercedes SUV and hitting two brothers in a crosswalk.
To secure a second-degree murder conviction, prosecutors must prove Grossman acted with implied malice and knew the dangers of driving at high speed. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Rebecca Grossman's doctor husband defends socialite accused of killing 2 children

The husband of Rebecca Grossman testified that he has never seen her speeding despite evidence that she was driving 81 mph when two children were killed.
Rebecca Grossman's defense claims that her former lover, former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Scott Erickson, is responsible for the deaths of the children. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Prosecution rests in Grossman hit-and-run murder case. Judge declines to dismiss charges

The request to dismiss murder charges against Rebecca Grossman in the hit-and-run deaths of two boys has been denied.
Prosecutors have presented sufficient evidence of voluntary intoxication and speeding in the incident. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Rebecca Grossman floored gas pedal, struck 2 boys at 'freeway speeds,' investigators say

Rebecca Grossman, the L.A. socialite, was driving at 81 mph and barely braking before fatally striking two boys in a crosswalk.
Using data from the black box in Grossman's vehicle, an investigator testified that if she had been driving the speed limit, there would have been no crash. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Tearful mom describes horror as socialite sped through intersection, killing her 2 sons

Nancy Iskander gives emotional testimony in the murder trial of Rebecca Grossman, who is charged with killing Iskander's two sons in a car accident
Iskander recounts how she saw two cars speeding towards her and her children, and how she lost sight of her older sons when she moved out of the way [ more ]
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Miami Herald
5 months ago
Miami

Man's leg amputated after Miami Heat player crashed into him, lawyers say. He's suing

Highsmith is being sued for significant bodily injury after a car crash.
Highsmith was driving above the speed limit when he hit the pedestrian. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
London

Sidcup: A20 drivers will not have speeding penalties waived

Some drivers are facing penalties and points for speeding in a section of road where the 50mph speed limit signs were removed.
A social media group has been created to challenge the penalties and has gained over 2,700 members. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Driver clings to roof of SUV after crash into rushing river, California officials say

A woman was rescued after her SUV crashed into a rushing river.
Officials do not believe alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Driver who hit judge in fatal crash was speeding and smoked cannabis before crash'

An uninsured driver hit and killed a district judge in Birmingham after Christmas celebrations.
The driver was speeding and had smoked cannabis before the crash. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Hundreds of A20 motorists 'wrongly fined' over south London road sign 'error'

Motorists in south-east London have been wrongly fined for speeding due to a poorly signposted new speed limit.
Transport for London has introduced a 40mph speed limit on a section of the A20 near Sidcup due to concerns over water flooding the road.
Thousands of speeding tickets have been issued to drivers who were unaware of the new limit, leading to calls for the fines to be overturned. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
7 months ago
Brooklyn

Dump truck driver strikes and kills 77-year-old pedestrian in Midwood * Brooklyn Paper

A 77-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck by a truck in Midwood, Brooklyn.
The intersection where the incident occurred has a history of crashes, and Brooklyn has seen multiple deadly crashes in recent weeks.
The truck involved in the incident has received multiple school zone speed camera violations since 2021. [ more ]
#traffic safety
www.fastcompany.com
8 months ago
Cars

You shouldn't be driving over 100 mphand your car shouldn't let you

NTSB recommends automakers install technology to prevent reckless speeding
NTSB calls on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to mandate it [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
8 months ago
Education

Students urge drivers to slow down near South Bay schools in new campaign to make streets safer

Westmont High School students have partnered with the City of San Jose for a 'Slow Down' campaign to promote traffic safety.
The campaign addresses risky driving behaviors during school drop-off and pickups.
San Jose will install speed cameras to improve road safety. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
8 months ago
Cars

You shouldn't be driving over 100 mphand your car shouldn't let you

NTSB recommends automakers install technology to prevent reckless speeding
NTSB calls on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to mandate it [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
8 months ago
Education

Students urge drivers to slow down near South Bay schools in new campaign to make streets safer

Westmont High School students have partnered with the City of San Jose for a 'Slow Down' campaign to promote traffic safety.
The campaign addresses risky driving behaviors during school drop-off and pickups.
San Jose will install speed cameras to improve road safety. [ more ]
moretraffic safety
#traffic-fatalities
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Your Car May Soon Have to Warn You When You Are Speeding

California plans to introduce a bill that would require new vehicles to have systems alerting drivers when they exceed the speed limit by 10 mph, aiming to reduce car crash fatalities. [ more ]
The Verge
1 month ago
Cars

The surprisingly not so doomed effort to force US drivers to stop speeding

Speeding is culturally ingrained despite being a major cause of traffic fatalities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Your Car May Soon Have to Warn You When You Are Speeding

California plans to introduce a bill that would require new vehicles to have systems alerting drivers when they exceed the speed limit by 10 mph, aiming to reduce car crash fatalities. [ more ]
The Verge
1 month ago
Cars

The surprisingly not so doomed effort to force US drivers to stop speeding

Speeding is culturally ingrained despite being a major cause of traffic fatalities. [ more ]
moretraffic-fatalities
Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
Cars

Swift justice: Porsche driver is ticketed for 133 mph on the 101 Freeway

Speeding Porsche driver in Northern California ticketed for reaching 133 mph on Highway 101 during Memorial Day weekend. [ more ]
WSYR
1 month ago
New York City

Woman blames being late for speeding 101mph near I-81 work zone

Speeding in work zones can have severe consequences, potentially costing lives and resulting in fines. [ more ]
time.com
1 month ago
Los Angeles

California Socialite Rebecca Grossman Sentenced to 15 years to Life for 2020 Hit-and-Run Deaths of Two Kids

Rebecca Grossman sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers. [ more ]
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