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2014-02-19 23:02:46

According to WestlawNext, more than 100,000 new or changed statutes, 160,000 new or modified regulations and over 285,000 new judicial opinions were incorporated into the body of United States law in 2013. EAGAN, Minn. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Everything seems to be moving faster than ever. And the pace of change for public laws continues to increase as the government tries to keep up. According to WestlawNext, the leading online legal research service, more than 100,000 new or changed...

2014-02-19 12:22:14

SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's both dangerous and illegal, but drivers still knowingly do it when they're behind the wheel: texting and phoning while driving. And the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance shows just how far some are willing to go to keep doing it without getting caught. The PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll shows that despite a general understanding of the laws, drivers - especially younger drivers - still break them. In Washington and the Portland, Ore., metro...

2014-02-17 23:23:24

Survey discovered service members likely to text and drive than teens, a report related. In response to it, Stisim Drive advised training on driving simulation systems to help keep the roads safer. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 A survey on dangerous driving practice was recently conducted among active-duty service members. And according to report from mysanantonio.com, it was discovered that military officials are more likely to text while driving than teens. Responding to it,...

2014-02-14 23:23:37

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Gary Martin Hays & Associates is asked about a study showing that texting while driving greatly increases car accident risk. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Commenting on a study that finds texting, dialing, or reaching for a cell phone increases crash risks for drivers, Atlanta car accident attorney Gary Martin Hays of the Law Offices of Gary Martin Hays & Associates, P.C., said today that a combination of strict law enforcement and...

2014-02-07 23:23:53

Personal injury attorney Jon Zbinden of the law firm Zbinden & Curtis says he urges all drivers to avoid using cellphones, and he questions a finding in the new study that suggests there is no danger in talking on a cellphone while driving. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Commenting on a report in Oregonlive.com about new texting and driving research, Portland, OR personal injury lawyer Jon Zbinden of Zbinden & Curtis today said he was not surprised to read that texting,...

2014-02-05 23:23:23

Put down the smartphone and connect ‘cause you never know when your last interaction will be the last. Smart hours for Smart people without Smartphone. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Moodoff Day Organizers, announced that the third annual Moodoff Day event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Users of smartphones are asked to turn off their mobile devices for five hours on that day and reconnect with family. The international Moodoff Day (http://www.moodoffday.org) is a...

2014-02-05 11:39:23

They're responsible for a quarter of crashes in the US Charles and Barry Pless argue that, with a quarter of crashes in the United States now attributed to mobile phone use, "we can't wait for perfect evidence before acting. Although there is still some uncertainty about the association between mobile phone use and risk of crashes, given the proliferation of mobile phones, the prevalence of distracted driving is undoubtedly increasing, they write. Texting is the riskiest activity...

2014-02-03 23:24:21

Virginia Police recorded 700 plus violations against the state's new texting-while-driving law, said a report. In connection with it, driving simulation company Stisim Drive suggested a modern method of driving training to help drivers stay safe while behind the wheel. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Virginia State Police has recorded hundreds of violations to its newly implemented texting-while-driving law. And one with the police's aim of keeping the roads safe,...

2014-02-02 23:01:51

McAllen car accident lawyers at Tummel & Casso say they hope predictions of fewer accidents involving self-driving cars in the future become a reality. McAllen, TX (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The number of self-driving cars will dramatically increase in the next 20 years, resulting in more efficient vehicles that have fewer car accidents, according to a recent study that Texas personal injury lawyer Ken Tummel, of Tummel & Casso law firm in McAllen, TX, said he hopes turns out to be...

2014-01-31 23:31:22

Louisville texting while driving accident attorney Rob Shelton is asked about a news story stating that governor Steve Beshear is considering “no-phone zones” on roads. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Commenting on a news story indicating that Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is floating the idea of implementing “no-phone zones,” Louisville texting accident attorney Rob Shelton of Shelton Law Group said today that such measures could go a long way toward increasing highway...


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