CRASHES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CRASHES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Deadly holiday weekend stuns UHP as 9 perish on Utah roads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58152044-78/van-troopers-uhp-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58152044-78/van-troopers-uhp-utah.html.csp">Deadly holiday weekend stuns UHP as 9 perish on Utah roads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty, Michael McFall and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:05:39.199-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Jordan driver faces homicide charges in a Tooele crash that killed a Farmington woman and her two young daughters. The three victims were among nine who died in what was the deadliest holiday weekend this year on Utah’s roadways. In court documents filed Monday, troopers wrote that Paul Mumford, 36, was driving a pickup east on Saturday after a trip to Wendover, when witnesses saw him make a U-turn in an emergency turn-around on Interstate 80. Mumford was veering in and out of lanes and ...</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> 58152044@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:05:39 MDT GM won’t limit compensation in ignition-switch crashes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58134773-68/feinberg-switches-claims-caused.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58134773-68/feinberg-switches-claims-caused.html.csp">GM won’t limit compensation in ignition-switch crashes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T21:26:40.56-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The attorney overseeing General Motors’ compensation to victims of small-car crashes says there’s no limit to what the company will pay, provided the crashes were caused by faulty ignition switches. The tally could climb into billions of dollars. GM links 13 deaths to defective ignition switches in cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion. But trial lawyers and lawmakers say hundreds of others could file claims of wrongful death and injury. Kenneth Feinberg, one of the coun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581347732014-06-30T21:26:40.56-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T21:26:40.56-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134773@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:26:40 MDT GM won’t limit ignition switch crash compensation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132471-79/feinberg-claims-crash-crashes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132471-79/feinberg-claims-crash-crashes.html.csp">GM won’t limit ignition switch crash compensation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY and TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T08:47:01.825-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 08:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Kenneth Feinberg is prepared to pay out billions of General Motors’ money to victims of crashes in GM small cars — provided they can prove the cars’ ignition switches caused the crash. GM links 13 deaths to a defective ignition switch in cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion. But trial lawyers and lawmakers say claims of wrongful death and injury could total in the hundreds. Feinberg, the country’s eminent compensation expert, said GM has placed no limit on the total amou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581324712014-06-30T08:47:01.825-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T08:47:01.825-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132471@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:47:01 MDT At a glance: GM ignition switch compensation plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132492-79/crashes-feinberg-compensation-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132492-79/crashes-feinberg-compensation-says.html.csp">At a glance: GM ignition switch compensation plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T10:30:02.485-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">General Motors Co. has hired Kenneth Feinberg, the nation’s most well-known compensation expert, to pay people harmed in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in older-model small cars. GM says it’s trying to do the right thing by making the payments. The company says at least 54 crashes and 13 deaths were caused by the problem, but lawyers and lawmakers say there will be hundreds of claims. GM is recalling 2.6 million small cars from 2003-2011 due to the problem. Feinberg says there’s no l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581324922014-06-30T10:30:02.485-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T10:30:02.485-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132492@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:30:02 MDT