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Analysis Website Determines Louisiana Has Worst Drivers In US
2013-12-16 13:03:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many Americans may think their state is home to the worst drivers in the nation, a new analysis from CarInsuranceComparison.com has given that dubious honor to Louisiana. In its analysis, the website said it used data on fatality rates per 100 million miles traveled, recorded failures to follow traffic signals and seat belt laws, drunk driving incidents and tickets for speeding or careless driving. Data was culled from the...

2013-12-15 23:03:22

Law Offices of D.R. Jones (http://www.drjoneslaw.org), a criminal defense law firm, announced a recent sentencing for Rhonda Kay Romero in which Romero received a community corrections sentence, after pleading down from vehicular homicide/DUI which would have required a mandatory sentence to prison. Golden, CO (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 In June of 2012, Ms. Rhonda Kay Romero lost control of her vehicle causing her to veer off the road onto a sidewalk striking two teenagers, killing one....

2013-12-14 23:02:29

An ignition interlock system available in Washington State is designed to make practices such as texting while driving difficult and undesirable, according to Richard McKinney, a car accident lawyer in Seattle at the Law Offices of Richard McKinney. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Seattle car accident attorney Richard McKinney of the Law Offices of Richard McKinney said a new high-tech device designed to prevent cell phone use while driving could lead to fewer distracted driving...

2013-12-13 23:25:04

Drunk driving awareness kit will help people learn how to police their communities against drunk drivers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 DrivingHistory.com is launching a guide to help communities learn how to reduce drunk driving in their neighborhood, the company announced yesterday. “People often don't realize how much of an effect they can have on their friends and neighbors,” a DrivingHistory.com spokesman said. “The truth is that there are simple things people...

2013-12-13 23:03:19

MADD's statement on the departure of Administrator David Strickland. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) profoundly thanks David Strickland, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for his exemplary service to the country, for his leadership within the highway safety community, and for his tireless commitment to saving lives and preventing injuries on our nation’s roads. Administrator Strickland served as...

2013-12-11 23:02:12

Study using driving simulation discovered that driving drunk and driving with hangover are equally dangerous, said a report. In response to it, Stisim Drive advised drivers to be more responsible and gave out a tip how to keep safe besides staying sober. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 A study using driving simulation recently discovered that driving with a hangover is just as dangerous as driving drunk. And so, wanting to help the public avoid road accidents, Stisim Drive advised...

2013-12-09 23:02:05

New York Auto Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, comments on recent decision by New York Court of Appeals rejecting intoxication defense to murder charges in three DUI cases. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Being too drunk to know what you are doing does not save you from murder charges if you drive while intoxicated and kill someone, the New York Court of Appeals held today. According to The New York Times, 3 defendants who had been found guilty of murder appealed...

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