VEHICLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VEHICLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Woman ejected in northern Utah I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57780392-78/woman-valenzuela-vehicle-condition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57780392-78/woman-valenzuela-vehicle-condition.html.csp">Woman ejected in northern Utah I-15 crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T13:33:19.874-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was ejected from a vehicle as it rolled on the freeway near Brigham City. Just after 6 p.m. Saturday, a 57-year-old woman, a 24-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were travelling north on Interstate 15 when their vehicle rolled near mile marker 362. It appears that the driver, the older woman, suffers from a medical condition that caused her to pass out, said Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Jesse Valenzuela. The driver was thrown from the vehicle and flown in a helicopter to a local hosp...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57780392@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 13:33:19 MDT All new cars and trucks must have rearview cameras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755877-68/rule-percent-rearview-accidents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755877-68/rule-percent-rearview-accidents.html.csp">All new cars and trucks must have rearview cameras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACY A. ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Years late, the Transportation Department issued a rule Monday that will require rearview technology in all new cars and many light trucks — an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents. The final rule issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds and built beginning May 1, 2018, to meet the new rear-visibility standards. The rule includes buses and trucks; motorcycles and trailers are ex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577558772014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755877@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:43:51 MDT Bountiful police searching for shooter who injured two http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57747081-78/bountiful-edwards-police-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57747081-78/bountiful-edwards-police-vehicle.html.csp">Bountiful police searching for shooter who injured two</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T22:28:17.053-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bountiful police are still searching for a man who fired multiple shots at a passing vehicle Friday night, wounding two people. Lt. Dave Edwards said one victim called 911 about 10:55 p.m. to report he and a passenger were enroute to Lakeview Hospital after being shot while driving past several apartment buildings near 2200 South and Orchard Drive. The victims, Matthew Bennion and Stephanie Smith, were later transferred to University Hospital for treatment; their injuries are not life-threateni...</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> 57747081@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:28:17 MDT With child inside, SUV drives up wire on Utah pole http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57735349-78/pole-suv-wire-crews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57735349-78/pole-suv-wire-crews.html.csp">With child inside, SUV drives up wire on Utah pole</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T16:57:39.209-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • An SUV with a 6-year-old boy inside drove up the supporting wire of a power pole and ended up nearly vertical. Ogden police tell the Standard-Examiner that nobody was injured in the incident, which happened Tuesday at about 9:30 p.m. Lt. Scott Conley says the boy was in his mother’s SUV when she ran back into the house to retrieve something and the boy somehow knocked the vehicle into neutral. The SUV had been on an incline and rolled until it hit a utility pole’s retention line and star...</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> 57735349@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:57:39 MDT Utah officer may face discipline after suspect steals his vehicle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728130-78/police-ward-officer-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728130-78/police-ward-officer-vehicle.html.csp">Utah officer may face discipline after suspect steals his vehicle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The ASSOCIATED PRESS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T21:51:34.161-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sunset, Utah • A police lieutenant in Sunset could face disciplinary action after a burglary suspect escaped with his police vehicle over the weekend. Sunset Police Chief Ken Eborn tells the Standard-Examiner that Lt. Bruce Arbogast is aware of his mistake and is “beating himself up over this.” Authorities say 26-year-old Nathan Ward was arrested Sunday afternoon on suspicion of burglary and placed in an unmarked police vehicle. Police say Ward convinced the officer to stop by Ward’s house so he...</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> 57728130@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:51:34 MDT Lehi girl critical, but improving after I-15 crash in Millard County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723408-78/girl-nicholson-car-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723408-78/girl-nicholson-car-vehicle.html.csp">Lehi girl critical, but improving after I-15 crash in Millard County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T19:50:11.354-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 12-year-old girl was in critical but improved condition Monday, three days after she suffered extensive injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 15 in Millard County. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said Monday that he understood Fallon Nicholson, of Lehi, had been stabilized and was expected to recover. The girl remained in Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. The 39-year-old driver, Rachelle Nicholson, and a 17-year-old girl were taken Saturday to Fillmore Comm...</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> 57723408@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:50:11 MDT Two-vehicle crash reported in Provo Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57687149-78/crash-canyon-minivan-hospital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57687149-78/crash-canyon-minivan-hospital.html.csp">Two-vehicle crash reported in Provo Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T17:37:17.169-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four people went to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a crash in Provo Canyon. About 4 p.m., a white minivan was leaving Vivian Park, near mile post 13, when it reportedly pulled out in front of another minivan traveling down the canyon, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Mary Kaye Lucas. The crash flipped the white minivan onto its roof. Two people from each vehicle were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, Lucas said. The crash temporarily blocked the westbound lanes. mmcfall@sltrib.com...</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> 57687149@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:37:17 MDT Police release identity of West Jordan man killed in Sardine Canyon crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57686637-78/police-canyon-love-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57686637-78/police-canyon-love-killed.html.csp">Police release identity of West Jordan man killed in Sardine Canyon crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T19:43:12.978-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 07:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 25-year-old West Jordan man was ejected from his vehicle and killed Saturday morning in Sardine Canyon. Police believe the accident occurred between 7:15 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. near mile marker 16 on Highway 89-91. They received a call from another motorist who spotted Weston R. Love lying in a field. When police arrived at 8:35 a.m., Love had died. Police then located his gray 2011 Jeep Cherokee nearby. Cache County sheriff’s Sgt. Lee Perry said Love appeared to have been driving about 90 mph hea...</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> 57686637@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:43:12 MDT Letter: Why can’t city fix a dangerous pothole on 2300 East? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670504-82/pothole-planning-2300-east.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670504-82/pothole-planning-2300-east.html.csp">Letter: Why can’t city fix a dangerous pothole on 2300 East?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T01:01:04.937-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There is a pothole in the northbound lane of 2300 East at approximately 3250 South, and no one is doing anything about it. The speed limit on that road is 35 mph, and when a vehicle hits the hole at that speed, damage is done to the vehicle. Planning committees have spent months planning a roundabout for the entrance to I-80 and 2300 East that could conceivably be a hindrance to automobile drivers. Another committee spent months planning a water “improvement” project in that area that was funded...</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> 57670504@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Murray man dies after vehicle falls on him http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57679731-78/vehicle-murray-died-fernandez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57679731-78/vehicle-murray-died-fernandez.html.csp">Murray man dies after vehicle falls on him</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:29:07.8-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Murray man died Thursday night after the vehicle he was working on came down on him. The man working on the vehicle in the driveway, on the 5900 South block of Murray Oaks Circle (840 West), said police Lt. Mike Fernandez. About 8:30 p.m., the vehicle accidentally fell on him, Fernandez said. The man, who was in his 50s, died at the scene. Police are waiting to identify him pending notification of his family. mmcfall@sltrib.com Twitter: @mikeypanda</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> 57679731@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:29:07 MDT Arrested Logan couple allegedly linked to multi-county burglaries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57676344-78/county-logan-sheriff-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57676344-78/county-logan-sheriff-arrested.html.csp">Arrested Logan couple allegedly linked to multi-county burglaries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T13:19:46.011-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cache County sheriff’s deputies believe they have closed the books on a series of northern and eastern Utah vehicle and residential burglaries with the arrests of Logan couple. Sheriff G. Lynn Nelson said the arrests of a 29-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman began with a traffic violated stop early Monday morning. At that time, deputies learned the man was wanted on two warrants out of Salt Lake County. He was arrested. Subsequent investigation by sheriff’s detectives, in cooperation with oth...</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> 57676344@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:19:46 MDT Letter: Make vehicle emission compliance mandatory in all counties http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57608072-82/compliance-emission-counties-mandatory.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57608072-82/compliance-emission-counties-mandatory.html.csp">Letter: Make vehicle emission compliance mandatory in all counties</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T11:11:07.491-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is amazing. The governor is running ads about the pollution in the valley that say 50 percent of it is caused by tailpipes. But, guess what? He still won’t support making vehicle emission compliance mandatory for all counties. Instead, he is hawking UTA ridership. Compliance for all should be a no brainer! It sure would clean up the air. Then, if people decide to use UTA more, that would make it even better. Just a thought. James Sim Taylorsville</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> 57608072@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:11:07 MDT Kanter: Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57607514-82/parking-roads-technology-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57607514-82/parking-roads-technology-cars.html.csp">Kanter: Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rosabeth Moss Kanter</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T11:45:02.337-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-DRIVING-DATA-COMMENT,0806 Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel (bbg) (ATTN: Editorial Page editors) Rosabeth Moss Kanter (c) 2014, Bloomberg News The development of the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s made the car the preferred individual mode of ground transportation. This upended residential patterns, creating suburbs and exurbs, and relegated rail to the background. Sixty years later, however, America has changed. City centers have been revitalized and are once again desirable r...</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> 57607514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:45:02 MDT Letter: Replace gas tax with user fee based on size, emissions, use http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57596733-82/gas-tax-based-emissions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57596733-82/gas-tax-based-emissions.html.csp">Letter: Replace gas tax with user fee based on size, emissions, use</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T01:01:03.45-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">How about this simple, fair idea: Repeal the gas tax for road maintenance and replace it with fees based on vehicle gross vehicle weight, emissions and use (odometer readings). Using these three parameters would also end the socialistic subsidies for those who feel they need to drive a monster truck to get a carton of milk. Any gas tax could then be used to offset health-related costs of pollution. Christopher Pond Sandy</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> 57596733@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 01:01:03 MDT UHP trooper’s vehicle hit twice in 4 months, escapes injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57587158-78/trooper-vehicle-christianson-semi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57587158-78/trooper-vehicle-christianson-semi.html.csp">UHP trooper’s vehicle hit twice in 4 months, escapes injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Janelle Stecklein</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T11:32:46.489-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah Highway Patrol trooper escaped injury Sunday morning after a semi side-swiped his vehicle while he was on a traffic stop. Lt. Rich Christianson said the trooper was finishing a traffic stop about 6:15 a.m. in the emergency lane of southbound Interstate 15 near the 2100 North exit area in Lehi when he looked up to see a semi inches away from his face. Christianson said the trooper later recalled watching the semi “slide right past his face” as it sideswiped his cruiser. The semi continued ...</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> 57587158@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:32:46 MDT Uintah sheriff’s deputies nab six in firearms, drugs bust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57574032-78/drug-deputies-firearms-possession.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57574032-78/drug-deputies-firearms-possession.html.csp">Uintah sheriff’s deputies nab six in firearms, drugs bust</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T12:55:35.825-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 12:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What started as a 911 call about people brandishing firearms outside of a Vernal home ended with half-dozen drug-related arrests. Uintah County Sheriff’s Corporal Brian Fletcher said the incident began when deputies were dispatched Wednesday night to investigate the report of people with guns outside the residence. “When deputies arrived, a vehicle was attempting to leave the area and a person was seen running into the residence,” Fletcher stated. “The vehicle was then stopped and drug paraphern...</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> 57574032@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:55:35 MDT