Posts Tagged Transportation

3 Greek soccer players slightly hurt in Hungary taxi crash

A damaged taxi cab carrying members of the Greek national soccer team Vangelis Moras, Panagiotis Tachtsidis and Ioannis Fetfatzidis stands on the site where it crashed with a car on a road linking the city center with the International Airport in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, March 30, 2015. The tree players were slightly injured. (AP Photo/MTI, Zoltan Mihadak)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Three players from the Greek national team soccer were slightly injured when their taxi crashed on its way to the airport in Budapest on Monday morning.

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Spanish national team to pay tribute to plane crash victims

A Spanish flag flies at half staff for the victims of the Germanwings passenger jet, in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The plane carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Duesseldorf in Germany. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Spain’s national soccer team will pay tribute to the victims of the French Alps plane crash at its European Championship qualifying match on Friday.

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Phones, other distractions a big problem for teen drivers

In this frame grab from a video provided by The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, a teen driver loses control of her vehicle after she was driving distracted. Distractions, especially talking with passengers and using cellphones,  play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers who analyzed nearly 1,700 videos that capture the actions of teen drivers in the moments before a crash. (AP Photo/The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.

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