CT Has Deadliest Rural Roads; Newtown Cops Accused of Drug Trafficking; Largest Product Recall in History
Things you need to know on May 20.
Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following:
- A lot of you drive them - so this should come as no surprise. A new report indicates that Connecticut has the most dangerous rural roads in the country. A review of 2013 statistics shows 3.6 traffic deaths per one million rural road miles traveled. The highway safety advocacy group TRIP also says Connecticut is ranked among the worst in the nation for the condition of rural road pavement.
- Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra is condemning the actions of two former members of the town police department accused of drug trafficking. Llodra says while the charges against Sgt. Steven Santucci and dispatcher Jason Chickos are very concerning, she does not feel the charges reflect a pattern among Newtown police.
- Get your rebates here! Connecticut is launching a new program that offers rebates for those who purchase an electric vehicle. There are also programs that offer incentives at electric charging station.
- Federal regulators are ordering the recall of 34 million vehicles. The recall is because of defective air bags that could explode. It's the biggest product recall in U.S. history. Six deaths and more than 100 injuries have been linked to the problem. Here is the link for important information SAFERCAR.GOV
You can catch news and more Monday - Friday 6a-8:30a on 95.1 and you can click i95rock.com to listen online