Drowsy driving crashes increase during the summer months, according to Zero Fatalities. More than 1,000 drowsy driving-related crashes happen every year in Utah. In 2016, there were more than 1,200 crashes due to drowsy driving.
Every eight minutes, there's a car crash in Utah and every 20 minutes someone is injured in a crash, according to state statistics from 2015. With those odds, Utah law enforcement thinks drivers would want to buckle up on every trip.
After losing their toddler who had wandered behind the family car, Jennifer and Chad Petersen struggled to cope with their loss and eventually became advocates for the Spot the Tot campaign, hoping to raise awareness of simple safety tips.
Smart phones are playing an even bigger role in distracted driving, a new study shows. In fact, in more than half the crashes studied, the driver was distracted by a cell phone at some point in the trip, according to the Cambridge Mobile Telematics s
Three men who troopers say were not wearing seat belts died Saturday following a single-vehicle rollover accident near St. George. One passenger who was wearing a seat belt survived the accident with minor injuries.