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Tom Methvin

Toyota customers scared, skeptical after massive automobile recalls

“The gas pedal got stuck on my way to school this week, and my car kept going and going and it wouldn’t stop,” says Queanna Cole, an Alabama woman who drives a 2009 Camry. The incident put a scratch on her car, but it left [...]
Scott Thomas

Roof strength standard update on hold until Oct. 1

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was scheduled to release its amended and upgraded federal standard on vehicle roof strength requirements July 1. However, after input from a U.S. Senate hearing on June 4 that featured [...]
Shannon Weidemann

Macon County Car Accident Injures Six

A holiday weekend car accident on Interstate 85 in Macon County injured six people on Sunday. They were all in a single vehicle headed north when the accident occured. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. State Troopers say the [...]
Shannon Weidemann

Man Killed in Montgomery Car Accident

A 33-year-old man was killed in a car accident on Friday. The accident happened in Montgomery on Interstate 65. The driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a concrete barrier. The area where the fatal crash occurred was in the north­bound [...]
Shannon Weidemann

Car Accidents in Alexandria Kills Two

Two men were killed in an Alexandria car accident on Wednesday evening. The victims were 19 and 20-years-old. There was a third person in the car that was injured. It happened on Highway 431 near Wright’s dairy farm. The southbound lanes [...]
Shannon Weidemann

Alabama Girl Scouts in Car Accident

Member of a Girl Scout troop from southern Alabama were involved in a single-car accident this week. The accident happened after a day of kayaking. The troop was making their way home in a caravan when when one of the vans was involved in [...]
Wendi Lewis

U.S. Senate Hearing tomorrow on 'roof crush' issue

The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Automotive Safety will convene tomorrow, June 4, for a hearing on the issue of “roof crush” in relation to driver and passenger safety in vehicle rollover accidents. The hearing is scheduled for 10-11:30 [...]
Shannon Weidemann

Man Dies in Natchez Trace Car Accident

A man driving his car on the Natchez Trace was killed after his car left the roadway and entered a flooded creek.  He drowned in the floodwater.  His wife was a passenger in the car.  She was able to escape and get to safety.  [...]
Shannon Weidemann

Plantersville Teen Dies in Car Accident

A senior from Dallas County High School was killed in a car accident after his pickup truck hit a school bus.  He was set to graduate with his class this week.  The accident happened on Alabama 22 East.  The school bus was carrying [...]
Shannon Weidemann

Three Car Accident near Attalla

Two people were injured when three cars collided in Etowah County.  The car accident happened on Interstate 59 yesterday afternoon.  The cars were on an overpass for Alabama Highway 77.  The 34-year-old driver of one vehicle and [...]