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2014-06-30 23:23:21

Everett Car Accident Attorney Rob Kornfeld warns Snohomish Drivers of the dangers of Summer driving. Included is a printable checklist for drivers to keep in their car to help them know what to do in case of an accident. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Highway 2 from Everett to Stevens Pass has been called the "Highway of Death" and despite safety efforts U.S. Safety Coalition Fred Walser says, "A six-inch wide rumble bar does not prevent drunk drivers or people...

2014-02-27 23:32:43

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in in a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that found deaths in car accidents have significantly decreased among older drivers during the past 15 years New York, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today's drivers aged 70 and older are driving more, but fewer of them are likely to be involved in crashes when compared to previous generations. Older drivers are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured if...

2014-02-26 23:34:43

As the National Highway Traffic Safety Association continues to research the statistics of highway collisions for 2013, The Jones Law Firm writes about the statistics of fatalities and personal injuries due to truck related accidents. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Personal injury claims are some of the most costly and taxing for everyone involved. In light of the devastation so frequently seen following an accident with a truck, the Jones Firm decided to write a blog post...

Fatalities Rise In Drug-Related Driving Cases
2014-01-31 04:32:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The number of fatally-injured drivers in the US that test positive for non-alcohol drugs has been steadily rising. From 1999 to 2010, the number tripled for drivers who tested positive for marijuana, which is the most commonly detected non-alcohol drug. This increase suggests that drugged driving may be playing an increasing role in fatal motor vehicle collisions. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health...

2014-01-28 12:20:35

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (The Foundation) is hosting its second annual Virginia Teen Driver Safety Video Contest funded by State Farm®. Virginia high school students are invited to submit a 30-60 second public service announcement (PSA) video encouraging teens to respect other drivers and focus on safe driving behavior, which includes wearing seatbelts and driving with no distractions, no drinking...

People May Drive Safer If More Motorcyclists Were On The Road
2014-01-28 06:05:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The results of a new study indicate that if more people were to ride motorcycles it would translate into safer drivers across the board and there would be less accidents on the road. Australian scientists writing in the journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics say that if more motorcyclists were on the road then it would be easier for other drivers to notice them. The research team found that because motorcycles are less...

2013-12-18 23:00:48

Justin Farar, of Farar & Lewis LLP, weighs in on San Clemente car crash. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 On 12/07/2013, a car accident in San Clemente, resulted in four people tragically losing their life, and another victim being hospitalized. The victims were three men and a woman. The fourth passenger in the vehicle, was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. Witnesses told officers that the vehicle had been speeding southbound on the 900 block of El Camino Real, when it struck a...

Research Shows Where We Drive Affects How We Drive
2013-12-02 14:30:56

University of Nottingham According to the International Transport Forum Malaysia has one of the highest death rates from road traffic accidents in the world. While the number of road deaths continues to rise in Malaysia the number in the United Kingdom is much lower and experiencing a downward trend. For the first time a team of experts have been looking at the cross-cultural effect on drivers' hazard perception and their research has shown that compared to British drivers, Malaysian...

2013-11-20 23:29:27

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman at The Perecman Firm shares tips for driving in freezing weather conditions. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Auto accident lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, wants to remind drivers in New York to drive carefully on icy roads. An accident in Tonawanda, NY believed to be caused by black ice caused a twenty-car pileup on the I-29 ramp to I-190 South. WIVB (11.12.13) reported that no one was seriously injured in the...


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