CRASHES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CRASHES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Three die in Labor Day crashes in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364767-78/died-troopers-utah-crashed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364767-78/died-troopers-utah-crashed.html.csp">Three die in Labor Day crashes in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T21:17:55.488-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three people died on Utah’s roads during Labor Day weekend, with thousands of others stopped by state troopers. Utah Highway Patrol made 4,937 traffic stops over the three-day weekend, netting 52 drunken driving arrests and 219 seatbelt violations. Speeding was the reason for 2,839 stops, troopers reported. Three people died in two separate crashes. On Saturday, a head-on crash killed two people on U.S. Highway 89 near the Arizona border. Jay Russell, 53, was driving north about 12:55 p.m. when...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364767@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:55 MDT How drowsy driving affects your brain waves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58313781-90/1100-2006-636-activity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58313781-90/1100-2006-636-activity.html.csp">How drowsy driving affects your brain waves</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T21:14:58.521-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As part of “Drowsy Driving Awareness Week,” Ogden Clinic neurologist Chris Hammond and volunteers showed news media Tuesday how lack of sleep affects brain wave activity and makes it dangerous to drive. Drowsy driving is one of the top five reasons behind deaths on Utah roads. Since 2006, Utah has averaged 1,100 crashes and more than 20 deaths each year from drowsy driving. So far this year, Utah has had 636 drowsy driving related crashes, including three fatalities. More information is avail...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58313781@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:14:58 MDT Hyundai recalls more than 419,000 vehicles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250339-79/hyundai-recalls-million-replace.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250339-79/hyundai-recalls-million-replace.html.csp">Hyundai recalls more than 419,000 vehicles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T09:57:18.562-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems. The biggest of three recalls posted Friday by U.S. safety regulators is of 225,000 Santa Fe SUVs from 2001-2006 to replace front coil springs that can rust and crack in cold-weather states. The springs can fracture and make contact with a tire, potentially causing a crash. The recall covers Santa Fes originally sold in 20 states and Washington, D.C., where salt is used to clear snow and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582503392014-08-01T09:57:18.562-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T09:57:18.562-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250339@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:57:18 MDT