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August 5, 2013

Employer cell phone policy urged in wake of train crash

The human brain is incapable of simultaneously processing two cognitively demanding tasks, such as talking with someone on a cell phone while operating a vehicle.


July 26, 2013

Driver of derailed Spanish train arrested

Government officials ordered a probe into the accident, as the train wasn’t on high-speed track when it crashed and may have exceeded the 80 kilometers (50 miles) per hour limit, the report said.


July 25, 2013

Update: Spain derailment death toll rises to 80, investigations launched

The number of fatalities is up from 56. Driver error is being considered as a possible cause of the train jumping off the tracks at high speed.


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