With Utah roads' "100 Deadliest Days" ending over Labor Day weekend, safety advocates urge locals to refocus on zero fatalities. During this time, beginning on Memorial Day, 12 more people died this year than last year.
When it starts to rain out on the roads, like it did Monday, can big trucks see you? Semitruck drivers and safety officials say turning your lights on in the rain is a common sense approach, and improves visibility and safety.
Two weeks ago, Utah Highway Patrol Trooper David Schiers was hit and pinned by a car hydroplaning out of control. But after spending only two weeks at Intermountain Medical Center, he headed home to Parowan Monday.
The National Safety Council estimates 155 U.S. lives will be saved this Independence Day weekend by motorists wearing seat belts in crashes. Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves counts himself among those "saved by the belt." For him, it happened twice.