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2013-08-20 23:17:44

Recent government research indicates there has been a significant increase in the number of deaths of pedestrians walking while under the influence of alcohol. “Distracted walking” accounted for over 4,400 deaths in 2011, and the numbers continue to increase and raise concern in the legal community over safe pedestrian practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Transportation (NHTSA), there were a total of 4,432 deaths and...

2013-08-16 23:19:50

Although new types of car safety technology may lead to fewer accidents and fewer claims, Kwiksure's Motor Insurance Manager believes that the devices will have to be more widespread before Hong Kong insurers make adjustments. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Claims Journal recently published an article about the new car-safety technologies available on the market, such as automatic braking, advanced cameras, and automatic lane-centering systems. Such devices would imaginably lead to fewer...

2013-08-15 23:26:50

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week that their new website “Everyone is a Pedestrian” has been launched. The Oregon personal injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC believe this site is a good first step in helping keep pedestrians safe on the roads, and want to share some tips to prevent fatal accidents. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The Portland wrongful death attorneys at Shulman DuBois have experience with fatal traffic accidents, and...

2013-08-09 23:04:07

Car insurance rates in Detroit are among the highest in the nation – and they disproportionately affect the poorest residents, even leading to difficulty voting. Car accident lawyer Thomas Stroble says the system doesn't have to be this way. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Car insurance rates in Michigan are among the highest in the nation, and rates are even higher within city limits according to Fox Business (7.22.13). The inflated cost of car insurance has complicated legal...

Cellphone Use May Not Increase Accident Risk
2013-08-09 04:30:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Laws attempting to prevent distracted driving by prohibiting people from using cellphones while operating a motor vehicle do not reduce crash risk, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the London School of Economics and Political Science claim in a new study. The researchers, who have published their findings in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, analyzed data from a major cellphone provider and...

2013-08-07 23:28:09

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is now urging all US drivers using our nation's interstate highway system during the summer months to be especially cautious, when driving in severe weather, because severe weather can create an ideal situation for severe accidents with passenger vehicles, and semi trucks. The group says, "If it is raining so hard a passenger vehicle driver is having difficulty seeing out of their windshield, a semi truck driver may not even know your car is...


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