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This 44-vehicle pile-up should cost the insurance companies in millions of dollars.
Soon after the pile-ups, the Arizona Department of Transportation issued a warning to all motorists about the do's and don'ts in case a dust storm occurs, (http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/10/30/3-dead-after-dust-storm-causes-pileup-on-arizona-highway.html) Fox News reported.
There was not one big crash but multiple instances of cars being crumpled in a series of pile-ups. Cars that had managed to stop in time were then trapped between the different groups of collided cars.
TWO pile-ups on the A1 through Gateshead caused long delays for thousands of motorists.
CAR PILE-UPS occur frequently around the world, especially when the weather is bad and motorists are unable to see ahead of them, or fail to apply timely brakes.
The official said that the new system will also help the police to react quickly to accidents and incidents that may follow to prevent pile-ups on the roads.
Washington, March 20 ( ANI ): Computer simulations have offered a plausible explanation for the pile-ups of giant planets in many newly discovered solar systems.
Brought to a halt by two multi-car pile-ups and later gearbox and electrical problems, Shaaban, the only Arab driver in the F3 Euro Series, has quickly shrugged off the disappointment and looks forward optimistically to his next outing at Zandvoort in Holland from 11-13 July.
A SERIES of pile-ups on the M6 caused gridlock on Birmingham's main commuter routes yesterday as drivers attempted to avoid long queues on the motorway.
One resident claimed it "absolutely stunk" and that most of the waste was tenants' rather than fly-tipping, with several Knowsley Housing Trust (KHT) tenants voicing their anger at the pile-up on social media.
In 2008, more than 60 cars were involved in a massive pile-up on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway, killing five and leaving more than 350 others injured.
Concluding an inquest in April, Mr Rose said smoke from the fireworks display did not cause the pile-up but said it may have mixed with fog to further reduce vision - creating "an area of reduced visibility".
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- At least three people have been killed and 15 injured in a pile-up involving almost 100 vehicles in the US state of Virginia, police said.
Officers were called to a six-vehicle pile-up before four cars were involved in a separate accident.