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Resource ID: #12584
Subject: Automobiles
Source: Press Herald (Portland, Maine)
Date: August 20-26, 1995



This computer-assisted investigation examines car accidents involving commercial trucks after a series of Maine accidents in 1993 and 1994 killed five people and injured 13 others. Findings showed that 60% of fatal collisions on the interstate highway system in Maine involved trucks. Also, Maine's truck safety laws were found to be weak and federal enforcement efforts have been cut.

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