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May 2013 Archives

Massive Anchorage pileup ensnares nine vehicles

It may be a bit more uncommon, but a pileup car accident can be quite complicated. There are a lot of issues to sort out. Who caused the wreck? Was anyone negligent in the crash? What about insurance issues, and sorting out which driver is compensated for what?

Dangers of drowsy driving are clear, but measuring the act is not

When it comes to distracted driving, much of the attention immediately goes to texting while driving. Not only is it the "hot topic" when it comes to traffic safety, but it also deserves to be a central focus of traffic safety advocates and officials. Texting while driving is highly negligent and extremely dangerous; and all too preventable. All drivers have to do is make the simple decision to leave their phones in their pockets while behind the wheel. Just like that, texting while driving accidents would be eliminated.

Family of deceased NHL enforcer Boogaard sues league

Many Anchorage residents are fans of the National Hockey League, and most know about the tragic events surrounding one of the sport's "tough guys," Derek Boogaard. The 6-foot-7, 260-pound hokcey player was known as an "enforcer" -- a player that, when out on the ice, would start fights or protect his teammates. He crashed into people; he hit the boards hard; and, yes, he took his fair share of blows to the head.

No injuries as large truck strikes overpass, spills cargo on car

This story may be a month old, and it may not have occurred here in Anchorage -- but considering the prevalent trucking industry in Alaska and the dangers that come with it, the following story will certainly hold some weight with local residents.

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