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An inlet  in the Riverside section of Greenwich, where two teenagers fell through the ice. They escaped without serious injury. Photo  courtesy of Greenwich Police.

Accidents Involving Thin Ice In At Least Four Towns

The recent frigid weather may have brought ice to Connecticut roads and the eaves of houses but authorities are warning that the ice on state waterways may not be as thick as people believe. At least three incidents were reported in the state on Thursday.

01/23/2014

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Federal Bus Safety Crackdown Affects 52 Companies

Federal bus safety regulators announced they have shut down 52 companies, including two in Connecticut, in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe carriers.

12/12/2013

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FRA Orders Metro-North Safety Measures

The Federal Railroad Administration is ordering immediate safety measures on the part of the Metro North Railroad, after Sunday’s fatal accident on the Hudson line.

12/06/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

Aircraft Land At Heathrow Airport At Sunset

Federal Shutdown Concerns Aviation Safety Specialists

Aviation safety specialists are voicing their concerns about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown, despite a decision by the Federal Aviation Administration to recall some furloughed engineers, inspectors and safety staff.

10/08/2013

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Drowsy Driving Becoming Dangerous Problem

Drowsy drivers may cause nearly a third of all deadly car crashes according to federal statistics.

10/07/2013

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Hot Weather Safety Tips From The Red Cross

Summer safety tips from the Red Cross.

07/16/2013

File photo,  truck inspection (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Truck Safety Inspections Take 66 Drivers, 146 Vehicles Off The Road

More drivers and more vehicles were taken off the road this year in the annual truck safety inspection “Roadcheck.”

06/10/2013

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Connecticut Due $1.4 Million In Toyota Settlement

Attorney General George Jepsen says Connecticut will receive about $1.4 million of a $29 million settlement between Toyota and 29 states as part of a settlement related to its safety recalls.

02/14/2013

File photo of Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (credit: Getty Images)

No Specific Newtown Shooting Funds In Malloy’s Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget does not set aside new funds specifically earmarked to boost school security measures or mental health programs in light of the deadly school shooting in Newtown.

02/06/2013

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