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Why SUV Rollover Accidents Can Be Deadly

After the tire blew out on an SUV, the driver lost control and crashed into the grassy median on Texas State Highway 130. The SUV rolled over, ejecting the driver and passenger from the vehicle. The passenger sustained injuries and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Although rollover accidents only occur in approximately 3 percent of all crashes,…
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Rollover Accident Takes Austin Woman’s Life

Tall and narrow vehicles that sit higher off the ground such as sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks and vans may be more prone to rollover accidents. In this type of accident, if vehicle occupants are not wearing their seat belts, they can be severely injured by being thrown out of the vehicle. On August 27, 2012, a woman driving a Suburban rolled her vehicle. She…
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New Safety Measures to Prevent Truck Rollover Accidents

Safety systems already standard in passenger cars will be required on large trucks and buses under a proposed federal regulation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants manufacturers to install electronic stability control systems in all new trucks and buses. Computer-controlled brakes can reduce the number of fatal trucking accidents, as well as tragic bus and motorcoach rollovers. Commercial vehicles sit…
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