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Was the Amtrak Accident Another Case of Distracted…  

In December, a deadly train accident occurred in Washington state and authorities are looking into whether or not the train engineer was distracted at the time of the crash. Three people were killed in the crash, and all of the crew members were injured severely enough to be hospitalized. Investigators have said that the train was speeding at 80mph and that the conductor was also in the cab with the engineer.¬†Was the Amtrak accident another case of distracted driving? (more…)