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Compelling New Documentary Tells the Stories of Underride Victims & Their Families

Compelling New Documentary Tells the Stories of Underride Victims & Their Families

Cool Breeze Studio has recently released a documentary, Save Lives – STOP Underrides, that tells the stories of underride victims and their families. Underride Crash Test Event in Washington, D.C. , March 26, 2019 If you were not able to witness the Underride Crash Tests in D.C. in person on March 26, then the next best thing is to see the media coverage of this important event and to view the video footage of all three tests of a car…

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Join Team Stop Underrides!

Join Team Stop Underrides!

The Stop Underrides! Bill was co-lead and introduced 12/12/2017 by Senator Gillibrand and Senator Rubio in a bipartisan effort to stem the tide of truck underride fatalities. It’s not a new problem! For more than fifty years, vulnerable road users (VRU’s), motorcyclists and vehicle passengers have been crushed and killed when they get trapped under a trailer. It happened to my daughter, to the Karth daughters and  countless other souls. Underride can happen to anyone…at anytime…in any place. How can…

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Living With Grief

Living With Grief

How do you ever get over the death of your child? You don’t! Sadness and loss are constant companions. I’m so grateful to God for the glorious memories I have of my precious daughter.  Roya was beautiful, kind and so intelligent. Today, I’ve been reflecting on her sense of humor. She had a quick wit . . . laughter came frequently and so easy for Roya. I love thinking about her. . . remembering how special she was to me,…

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Side Underride Crashes Kill 200 People a Year. Will Congress Act?

Side Underride Crashes Kill 200 People a Year. Will Congress Act?

A news story that includes an interview with Lois Durso about her daughter’s tragic death: It’s one of the most devastating traffic accidents: A car slams into the side of a tractor-trailer and crashes underneath, where many of its safety features are rendered worthless. The top of the vehicle may be sheared off; in many cases, the occupants are decapitated. Side Underride Crashes Kill 200 People a Year. Will Congress Act?

Moms Who Lost Daughters In Truck Underride Collisions Push for Greater Safety

Moms Who Lost Daughters In Truck Underride Collisions Push for Greater Safety

A news story about Lois Durso’s quest for safer trucks: Marianne Karth and Lois Durso are two mothers on a mission to prevent truck underride collisions. Underride crashes — when a car collides with a truck and gets lodged underneath — are among the most fatal types of accidents on the road. A vehicle’s passenger compartment is often crushed or ripped off. Read the whole thing: Moms Who Lost Daughters In Truck Underride Collisions Push for Greater Safety