New research from the University of Alabama - Birmingham shows that primary texting bans are associated with lower traffic fatalities. The new findings from researchers at UAB's School of Public Health are published in the August issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
The Fourth of July holiday is usually a fun time with fireworks, parties and activities taking place all around Alabama. You might have headed out to see fireworks with your family, or maybe you spent time on the road while vacationing. These busy holidays sometimes lead to the wrongful deaths of drivers due to the high amounts of traffic on the road as well as dangerous drivers.
A young woman who was a budding journalist was killed on the Fourth of July in Mobile, Alabama, near the George Wallace Tunnel. According to police, she was a passenger in the backseat of a car that was stopped. They say a pick-up truck crashed into the car.
An Alabama man who was burned over 90 percent of his body in an apparent work accident on June 2 has succumbed to his injuries. The 46-year-old Semmes man, who was a contractor for Ranger Environmental Services, was working in Calvert at Outokumpu when the tragic incident occurred.
A man from Alabama has been arrested for a crash that resulted in a fatality, news reports from June 26 claim. If you've been hurt in a crash like this one, you may understand why it was important to get this man off the road. Police aren't sure why, but after crashing into someone else's car, the man went on to kill the other driver with his vehicle. It's believed that the man rear-ended a car multiple times before trying to flee the scene of the crash.