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Driver injured in solo-car crash on Hwy. 101 in Mountain View

Original post made on Nov 16, 2021

The California Highway Patrol issued a traffic alert following a solo-car crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View on Monday morning. The driver had to be extricated from a sedan, which landed on its roof, firefighters said.

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Nov 16, 2021 at 2:45 pm

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Thanks to mandatory (goverment imposed) seatbelts and mandatory (US DOT imposed) car crash minimum safety engineering specifications (with testing)
- that Really Mangled car was survivable. Good structural engineers on the car's design team! (hooray for them)

Now - (goverment imposed) safety on US 101 (a federal highway). In a back Texas hill country highway - does the Gov. there prevent seatbelt checks as an infringement of freedom? But on Texas US Highways it is enforced? (just wondering)