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Moose Vs. Auto Incidents on Rise in Western Wyoming

Cars and trucks are killing a lot of moose near an intersection in western Wyoming. Recently vehicles killed two moose in a week near the intersection of Wyoming highways 22 and 390 a few miles (5 kilometers) west of Jackson. …

San Francisco Bay Area Highways Worst in California for Animal Collisions

Highways that run through the pricey real estate of the Silicon Valley and the San Francisco area are California’s most dangerous for coyotes, deer and other wildlife. A study released by the University of California Davis found that the Bay …

Caution Urged as Wildfire Season Starts in New Jersey

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service is urging residents to be cautious as the spring wildfire season starts in the state. The agency says this year’s season is starting a little earlier than usual because winter conditions became drier and …

More Than 200 Accidents Tallied on Utah’s Icy Highways over Holiday

Police in Utah say the holiday weekend’s icy roads caused several crashes along the Wasatch Front. The weekend tally of more than 200 accidents included a Saturday crash that damaged a Utah Highway Patrol vehicle. Trooper Andrew Battenfield says Interstate …

Indiana City Aims to Protect Itself From Festival Suits

A north-central Indiana city with a rich history tied to circuses is taking steps to protect itself from liability in any accidents that might occur during its annual circus-themed festival. Peru Clerk-Treasurer Jackie Gray told the Kokomo Tribune that two …

UK Drivers Poor Eyesight Costs $52.7 Million a Year Says RSA Report

A new report, commissioned by global UK-based insurer RSA, has found that road accidents caused by poor driver vision cost the UK an estimated £33 million [$52.7 million] a year and result in nearly 2,900 casualties, with official tests to …

Utah Has 1,800 Injuries Annually from Off-Road Vehicles

An average of 14 people die and 1,800 people are injured in Utah every year riding motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. The Deseret News of Salt Lake City says (http://bit.ly/oYIZZp) a report from the Utah Department of Health shows a …