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2013-11-13 23:34:03

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman comments on a 3-vehicle Bronx crash that killed a livery cab driver and his passenger. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Speed appears to have been a factor in a crash that killed two people and injured two others in a three-car crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx, reported CBS News (11.9.13). While speeding has not yet been confirmed to be the cause of this accident, it is one of the most prevalent factors...

2013-10-30 23:04:17

d’Oliveira & Associates has been helping victims of motor vehicle accidents throughout Massachusetts. The law firm has experience handling car accident lawsuits and there are no legal fees unless a settlement or award is obtained. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 According to the most recent statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in just one year Massachusetts had 337 traffic fatalities. 114 deaths were alcohol-related while 103 deaths were...

2013-09-26 13:06:19

Risk increases 23 times for those positive for both alcohol and drugs Drugged driving has been a safety issue of increasing public concern in the United States and many other countries but its role in motor vehicle crashes had not been adequately examined. In a new study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, researchers assessed the association of driver drug use, as well as the combination of drugs and alcohol, with the risk of fatal crash. They found that...

2013-07-09 12:21:03

Contest Provides Opportunity for Teens with Traffic Violations to Encourage Others to Follow the Rules of the Road CARLSBAD, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- I DRIVE SAFELY, the nation's leading online provider of driver education training, is calling on all teen drivers who have received traffic tickets or had an accident to share their stories with other young adults by entering its Teen Essay Contest called: "My First Traffic Ticket/Accident and What I Learned." Research...

2013-07-05 12:23:48

The Informative New Infographic Illustrates the Difference in Car Fatalities in Different Countries throughout the World LONDON, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lifequotes4u.co.uk, one of the UK's top life insurance brokers, has just released a new infographic that shows in great detail the level of car deaths that take place around the world. The interesting and detailed infographic clearly illustrates which countries have the greatest number of fatal car crashes in a given...

2013-06-24 08:30:09

Easier, quicker access to reports helps mitigate problem spots LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The crashes have practically come to a halt." That's Col. Steve Wagner, Chief Deputy of the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office in Indiana. He's talking about an intersection in the county where, thanks to information gleaned from Appriss' collision reporting system, it was made very clear there were an inordinately high number of accidents. That information helped county...

2013-06-14 16:20:23

LONDON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A lorry driver who developed post-traumatic stress disorder after being involved in a fatal collision has received GBP220,000 in an out of court settlement for his fatal accident claim [http://www.fentons.co.uk/fatal-accidents-claims ]. The man, who was working as a fuel tanker driver at the time, was so badly affected by the incident that he suffered flashbacks and even suicidal thoughts, leading to a problem with alcohol which left...

2013-05-19 23:02:47

Mistakes are often made that may jeopardize their claim for compensation by people after a motor vehicle accident; the personal injury firm d´Oliveira & Associates developed this simple informational graphic to inform the public what actions to take after an accident. (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Minor fender benders and serious car accidents are common sights on the road that require parties to the accident to respond appropriately to the situation. According to Center for Disease...

2013-04-23 13:06:12

Traffic accidents involving wildlife are on the rise in Europe. The establishment of a time pattern for the accidents could be useful for increasing safety and preventing human and animal deaths. On the basis of this objective, a team of researchers have established at what time, on what day of the week and in which month accidents involving boar and roe deer are most likely to take place. Car accidents involving animals are a serious and growing problem in Europe. They pose a risk for...

2013-03-13 23:01:08

Irvine auto accident attorney Daniel C. Carlton said he wants to alert California motorists about an upsurge in number of deadly car accidents, and he detailed ways to protect the public. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Orange County personal injury lawyer Daniel C. Carlton today said a reported increase in deadly car accidents in California and nationwide should spark more efforts to educate the public about safe driving habits. Fatal car accidents increased nationwide last year for the...