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Feds Fault Operator, Regulators in New York Limo Crash That Killed 20

State regulators repeatedly failed to properly oversee a poorly maintained stretch limousine with corroded brakes that hurtled down a hill at more than 100 mph and crashed in a ravine, killing 20 people, federal investigators said. National Transportation Safety Board …

Woman Looks to Postpone Suit in New Hampshire Crash that Killed 7 Bikers

A woman who lost her partner in a collision that killed seven motorcyclists last year in New Hampshire wants to put a pause on her lawsuit against the company that employed a pickup truck driver involved in the crash. Mediation …

Company in Fatal Biker Crash in New Hampshire Has History of Violations

The company that employed a Ukrainian-born truck driver whose collision with motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead has a history of violations including mechanical problems and drug-related infractions. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, is being held without bail in Coos County …

Official Says Driver in New Hampshire Motorcycle Wreck Should’ve Lost License

The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned for failing to terminate the commercial driving license of man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, on Tuesday pleaded not …

Arkansas Senate Backs Penalties for Fatigued Drivers

The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation that would allow prosecutors to charge drowsy drivers with negligent homicide when they cause fatal crashes. By a 23-2 vote, the Senate approved a bill that would allow prosecutors to apply the charge to …