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Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths Less Likely In Largest US Cities
2012-07-21 09:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The fatality rate from motor vehicle crashes is lower in the 50 largest American cities than the overall national rate, and more young drivers are killed in car crashes in the southeast than anywhere else in the US, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study has discovered. According to HealthDay News reports, the overall fatality rate from motor vehicle crashes is 11.1 deaths per 100,000. However, the CDC...

2012-07-04 23:01:43

According to everythinglongbeach.com, the Long Beach police department launched their “Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation” on Saturday, June 30 to help reduce the number of motorcycle accident related injuries and deaths. The program is reported to target areas that are prone to serious injury motorcycle collisions. Increased law enforcement will be present where Long Beach motorcyclists tend to gather. Officers are expected to be especially vigilant towards motorists who...

2012-06-21 23:02:30

The Tennessee car accident lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates, a law firm whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, hereby alerts the public regarding the number of people who were killed in Tennessee auto accidents over Memorial Day Weekend of 2012. The Tennessee car crash attorneys also advise motorists in the state to use a high degree of caution as we enter the summer months that involve a high volume of traffic. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 The...

2012-06-14 06:20:29

ATLANTA, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annual cost savings in states with universal motorcycle helmet laws were nearly four times greater (per registered motorcycle) than in states without these comprehensive laws, according to a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Universal helmet laws require that motorcycle riders and passengers wear a helmet every time they ride. Annual costs saved from helmet use, in...

2012-05-29 23:00:38

The Tennessee car accident attorneys at the law firm of Michael D. Ponce & Associates, whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, hereby alert the public of a growing trend with regards to the number of people who are injured and killed in Tennessee auto accidents that involve crashes between police officers and civilians. The attorneys at the firm urge the public to use caution when they see a police cruiser approaching so that they can avoid potential harm. Nashville,...

2012-05-22 18:20:07

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motorcyclist fatalities for 2011 will be about the same as 2010, according to a preliminary report released on May 22 by the Governors Highway Safety Association, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Based on preliminary data, the GHSA reports that fatalities decreased by 1.67 percent during the first nine months of 2011. However, the association projects the final tally will be very close to the 4,502 fatalities reported...

2012-05-22 06:20:31

Strengthening Economy and Rising Gas Prices Don't Bode Well WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) finds that no progress was made in reducing motorcyclist deaths in 2011. Based upon preliminary data from 50 states and the District of Columbia, GHSA projects that motorcycle fatalities remained at about 4,500 in 2011, the same level as 2010. Meanwhile, earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic...

2012-05-11 23:02:53

The Michigan motorcycle accident lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. winning highest settlements for injured bikers created a state by state motorcycle helmet laws graphic to aide bikers in their travels across the United States. (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The Michigan motorcycle accident lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently created a graphic on the state by state motorcycle helmet laws to visually display the helmet law requirements in every state. The idea behind the graphic...

2012-05-08 06:21:57

LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EagleRider, the world's largest motorcycle rental and tour company, is once again revolutionizing the industry by unveiling its Pillion Rides & Day Tours program today for travelers and adventure enthusiasts who want to experience riding a motorcycle without the requirement of a license. With packages starting at $359 per person, riders will be teamed up with a certified EagleRider Tour Guide to roar down the open road to breathtaking destinations...

2012-05-07 10:20:29

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of May 2012, the National Safety Council (NSC) is promoting Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to educate the public and help both riders and motorists decrease roadway injuries and fatalities as we head into the busy summer season. As a leading provider of performance protective eyewear systems for military, law enforcement and the general public, Wiley X,® Inc. is using this occasion to focus...