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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

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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

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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

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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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Newtown Parents Ask School Board To Boost Security

Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014.

01/16/2013

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