Tag Archives: road safety

A Chevy Corvette Miraculously Traveled Through Flood Waters Up to Its Windshield in Florida

We’ve seen enough water crossings gone wrong to know that even shallow depths can be problematic for low-slung vehicles. And yet, some people are luckier than others and can make it through even with the most unprepared car. At least, this … Continue reading

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Woman Thrown Through Windshield During Rollover, 4-year-old Child Safe in Backseat

Police said a woman was driving when she lost control and crashed into the median, causing the car to roll over. She was then thrown through the windshield and onto the grass. Click here to read more.  

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Driver Shocked After Mouse Falls Onto Moving Car’s Windshield

The rodent fell onto the moving vehicle while it was coasting along a road in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 12. Click here to view video.

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A Festus Man was Injured When Metal Hit the Windshield of His Pickup

Boyer was driving a 2021 Ram 1500 north on the highway when a large piece of metal flew up from underneath a northbound utility truck, and the metal struck the pickup’s windshield, the report said. Click here to read more. … Continue reading

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One Sent to Hospital After Unsecured Load Crashes Through Windshield on Massachusetts Highway

The passenger of a sedan was hit by drywall that went through their vehicle’s windshield. The passenger was transported to Baystate Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Click here to read more.  

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Turkey Crashes Through Windshield, Strikes Truck Driver’s Face

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the truck driver was hauling a load of commercial dog food when she struck a turkey in the roadway. The turkey went through the truck’s windshield and struck the driver’s face. Click here … Continue reading

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Driver Killed After Loose Tire Crashes Through Windshield on I-95 in Philadelphia

Police say a tire came off a pickup truck that was driving in the northbound lanes. The tire then entered the southbound lanes and struck the passing vehicle. According to police, the tire went through the vehicle’s front windshield, striking the … Continue reading

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More Federal Action Demanded with Increase in Road Deaths

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 38,824 people were killed in 2020 on U.S. roadways. Pam Shadel Fischer, senior director of external engagement for Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), says in a statement that this is the … Continue reading

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County Leaders Advocate Reduced Roadway Injuries and Fatalities

Montgomery County Council Vice President Evan Glass held a rally event on Saturday highlighting the importance of “Vision Zero” programs to reduce roadway injuries and fatalities. The event was held just blocks away from the spot where Luz Marina Roa … Continue reading

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We’ve Come a Long Way: The Evolution of Road Safety Standards

As early as the 1920s, the National Safety Council was trying to draw attention to the dangers with accident statistics. Keeping Americans safe on the road was quickly becoming a problem that needed solutions. Some came in the form of … Continue reading

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Clear Off Your Car Windows or Get a Ticket

In the winter, some drivers may be in such a rush to get to their destinations that they don’t prepare their vehicles. Turns out, if you don’t clean the snow and ice properly off of your windshield, you could get … Continue reading

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Advanced Technology Adoption will Make Indian Roads ‘Accident-Proof’

A relatively new company called Hi Tech Robotic Systemz (THRSL) says India’s Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s vision for Indian roads will make vehicles “accident-proof.” Click here to read more.  

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