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2012-04-10 23:01:18

Dan LaFontaine says people sometimes make mistakes when seeking medical treatment after a crash, CarCrashPain.com can help. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 According to Utah chiropractor Dan LaFontaine, a Car Crash Pain doctor, there are many things people don´t know when seeking proper medical attention after a car accident. LaFontaine explained five important facts as summer vacations near: 1.) Even a minor car accident can cause long-term health issues in your back, neck...

2012-03-26 06:21:37

AURORA, Ill., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen girls are twice as likely as teen boys to use cell phones and other electronic devices while driving, according to a new in-car video study released today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Electronic devices were the most commonly observed distracted driving activity for new teen drivers of both genders, although video captured many other serious distractions as well. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO)...

2012-03-25 18:20:02

AAA Foundation in-car camera study shows distractions vary by gender and other factors WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen girls are twice as likely as teen boys to use cell phones and other electronic devices while driving, according to a new in-car video study released today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Electronic devices were the most commonly observed distracted driving activity for new teen drivers of both genders, although video captured many...

2012-03-16 09:04:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There were 1,291 people killed in crashes on Pennsylvania roads last year, the second-lowest number on record and 33 fewer than in 2010, according to PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch. "While we are encouraged that the number of people killed on Pennsylvania roads dropped last year, we must remember that each of these victims has loved ones who have to deal with their loss each and every day," Schoch said. "It's because of...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

The Oklahoma auto accident attorneys at the law firm of Atkins & Markoff, whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.oklalawyer.com and whose team of Oklahoma personal injury lawyers represents clients who have been injured in crashes caused by negligent drivers, hereby warns the public of the dangers of falling asleep behind the wheel after a Ravia car accident allegedly caused by a drowsy driver injured 8 people. This Oklahoma car accident was reported by The Daily Ardmoreite....

2012-01-30 14:56:00

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rasansky Law Firm is representing a young family injured when an 18-wheeler slammed into the back of a stopped DART bus on Loop 12 near Buckner Blvd on Wednesday afternoon. Ten passengers and the driver were injured when the 18-wheeler attempted to change lanes. This case will not be the firm's first opportunity to protect drivers and passengers from the hazards of 18-wheelers and hauling trucks. The firm has numerous on-going cases representing...

2012-01-24 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A pair of studies by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm® identify factors that may lead teens to drive with multiple peer passengers and, then, how those passengers may affect their driver's behavior just before a serious crash. The studies were published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Experts have long known that peer passengers increase teen driver crash risk. What hasn't been well...

2012-01-20 09:15:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, using a smartphone while driving is the last thing anyone would want to encourage in the interest of safe driving. But today, State Farm has made the Driver Feedback(TM) app available on Android devices. This free app turns a person's cell phone into a pocket-sized driving coach when placed in the car without using it. The application, available for Android, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, provides users individual feedback about...

2011-11-28 11:09:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten people were killed in crashes during the five-day Thanksgiving holiday driving period, Commissioner Frank Noonan said today. He said 326 other people were injured in the 1,007 crashes investigated by troopers during the period that began Nov. 23 and ended Nov. 27. Noonan said five of those killed were not wearing seat belts and four died in alcohol-related crashes. Of the 1,007 crashes, 103 were alcohol-related, he...

2011-11-11 13:00:00

CCC Crash Course Autumn Report examines impact of these factors, and others, for the automotive claims and collision repair industries. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 CCC Information Services Inc. announced today the availability of the autumn update to its 2011 Crash Course Report. The report, which looks at the key drivers and trends impacting the automotive claims and collision repair industries, explores the connection between technology advancements, the changing role of the...