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Three crashes in 50 minutes on Egan Drive

The Juneau Police Department responded to three separate car crashes in a 52-minute span on Egan Drive Friday night.All the crashes took place near the construction zone in the 7000 block of Egan...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-30/three-crashes-50-minutes-egan-drive
Local
Report: Texas vets dying young at alarming rate

...an alarmingly high percentage died from prescription drug overdoses, toxic drug combinations, suicide and single-car crashes - a largely unseen pattern of early death that federal authorities are failing to adequately track.The newspaper obtained...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-30/report-texas-vets-dying-young-alarmin
Not For Web
Johnson wins 2nd Daytona 500; Patrick finishes 8th

...that's what I was feeling today, was uncertainty as to how I was going to accomplish that."There were several multi-car crashes during the race, none approaching the magnitude of the wreck that injured more than two dozen fans a day earlier in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-25/johnson-wins-2nd-daytona-500-patrick-f
Sports
Alaska 4th highest for fatal injuries to children

...death from injury were suicide, car crashes, homicide, drowning and fire...deaths were from suicide, 64 from car crashes, 48 from homicide, 46 from drowning...However, fewer kids died in car crashes and fires compared to years past...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120201/sta_kidinjury.shtml
News
Troopers aim to raise child-safety awareness

...efforts are part of a statewide program. Each year, car crashes are the leading cause of death in the United States for...children ages 4 to 14, and almost 2,000 children died in car crashes in 2000. According to information provided by state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123001/sta_ketchtroops.shtml
News
Let's keep teen drivers safe this holiday season

...especially vigilant to keep their teens safe on the road. Car crashes are the number-one killer of teens in our country...times more likely than older drivers to be involved in car crashes. And since many teens will have a lot of spare time...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121710/opi_758027911.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...United States, four out of five children are still either not using a child safety restraint or using it incorrectly. Car crashes are the number one preventable cause of death of children and young adults. They are also the a major cause of permanent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050800/Ope_mcltr.shtml
Have sober drivers

...In Alaska last year, 41 people lost their lives to drunk driving, and the costs of all alcohol- and drug-related car crashes are estimated to be above $21 million. In 1999, one out of every 127 people in Juneau was stopped for drunken driving...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123001/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
For graduated driver's license

...some kind of experience on the road. Teenagers these days have been introduced to drugs and I believe most teenage car crashes had something to do with drugs or alcohol. Do you think you're telling us things we don't know? I know a lot of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052003/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
Let alcohol pay its way

...we need this money to repair the damage that irresponsible drinking causes - things like domestic violence, FAS, car crashes and emergency room visits. In a 2002 University of Minnesota Study, 81 percent of Americans said they would support...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082204/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion

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