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Amtrak derailment

Deadly Amtrak Derailment Near Philadelphia Leads To Calls For Seat Belts On Trains

In the wake of Tuesday night’s horrific train crash outside of Philadelphia, there are demands for a host of new passenger safety measures, including the possibility of installing seat belts.

05/13/2015

A woman and her child were badly injured when their car struck several utility poles in Sparta. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mother, Son Badly Injured After Car Slams Into Utility Poles In Sparta

The 26-year-old woman lost control of her car and crashed into several utility poles on Friday night, police said. The mother and son were airlifted to a nearby hospital. Both had been wearing seat belts.

04/19/2014

Cell Phone Driver (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Connecticut Seeks Money To Help Crack Down On Distracted Drivers

New Canaan police have made educating young drivers on the dangers of distracted driving a priority since the tragic accident in March that left a jogger dead and changed the lives of two families.

10/19/2012

Seat Belt (file / credit: AP)

Memorial Day Weekend Arrests Up On Connecticut Highways

Arrests were up in every category, from drunk driving to speeding, according to the Connecticut State Police.

05/31/2011