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2013-04-19 23:21:06

Howard Frederick of the law firm Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick L.L.C. discusses the ramifications of the recent car recalls, and how it adds a new level of expertise necessary for personal injury lawyers when representing clients in car accident and injury cases. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 According to NBC news* early this month, another auto recall transpired, with a recall of cars manufactured by Subaru, Hyundai, and Kia. The 200,000 Subaru cars...

2013-04-13 23:03:48

Attorney Chris Davis provides expert commentary on a recently-released study from the NHTSA, which revealed that a significant percentage of all surveyed drivers admitted to using their cell phones behind the wheel despite a clear understanding of the dangers of distracted driving. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released the results of an in-depth survey which indicated that although American drivers understand the...

Bans Not Working, Drivers Continuing To Use Mobile Phones
2013-04-08 15:31:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Despite bans put in place to discourage the practice, people are continuing to use their mobile handsets while behind the wheel, according to the results of a new survey from the US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released last Friday. Despite the continued warnings that distracted driving can lead to crashes, injuries and death, many Americans choose to avoid those warnings...

New Ratings Needed To Protect Older Drivers: NHTSA
2013-04-05 08:26:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to change the rating system for new cars to keep pace with rapidly changing technology and to better protect older drivers. In a Federal Register posting on Thursday, the agency said it may create a “silver” rating system to describe how well vehicles protect older occupants in crashes. It may also consider how rear-seat passengers and pedestrians cope...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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