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Restrain riding in pickup beds


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 20, 2013

~~<p>Three teenagers were seriously injured late Saturday afternoon after being thrown from the bed of a pickup truck in a collision in Waialua, a reminder of the danger of riding unrestrained in the backs of trucks. Hawaii is among states that have attempted to address the hazards of riding in pickup cargo areas but those states too often include exemptions that allow little protection.</p>
<p>Five male teenagers, ages 17 and 18, were injured from the pickup's head-on collision with a car driven by a woman on Kaukonahua Road along pineapple fields. Three of the teens were injured by being thrown from the pickup bed.</p>
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Three teenagers were seriously injured late Saturday afternoon after being thrown from the bed of a pickup truck in a collision in Waialua, a reminder of the danger of riding unrestrained in the backs of trucks. Hawaii is among states that have attempted to address the hazards of riding in pickup cargo areas but those states too often include exemptions that allow little protection.

Five male teenagers, ages 17 and 18, were injured from the pickup's head-on collision with a car driven by a woman on Kaukonahua Road along pineapple fields. Three of the teens were injured by being thrown from the pickup bed. Login for more...



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