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SUVs Safer Than Cars Regardless Of Safety Rating
2013-05-15 11:11:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Even if a car has a better safety rating than an SUV, the driver in the smaller vehicle is more likely to be the one killed in a head-on collision between the two different types of automobiles, according to research being presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) in Atlanta. While consumers often view crash safety ratings as a way to gauge how safe...

2013-05-14 23:03:18

The personal injury law firm has released a trucking accident infographic providing important statistics on truck accidents and helpful tips on how to avoid truck accidents. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) has recorded 423,000 truck accidents causing over 4,500 deaths and over 78,000 injuries in just one year (i). Trucks are large vehicles that can be harder to control causing more severe accidents because of their size. Additionally, the...

2013-05-14 12:21:48

National Transportation Safety Board Supports .05 Blood Alcohol Concentration or Lower to Save 800 to 1800 Lives in U.S. Annually SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice joined the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in calling for a reduction in the illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) per se limit from .08 to .05 or lower in the U.S. to save lives and prevent injuries. The NTSB recommended the tougher national standard at its board...

2013-05-14 10:02:03

Technical Inspections of Vehicle (Inspecciones Técnicas de Vehículos - ITV) prevent 170 fatalities per year, nearly 11,000 injuries and at least 11,000 traffic accidents. This is the conclusion reached by the study “Contribución de la ITV a la Seguridad Vial 2012” (ITV´s Contribution to Road Safety) carried out by Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) and sponsored by the Fundación Instituto Tecnológico para la...

2013-05-14 08:20:57

New Florida Lawyer Referral Service Provides Helpful Infor for Accident Victims TAMPA, Fla., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the US are involved in traffic accidents. In Florida alone there are over 200,000 accidents every single year! if you find yourself in any kind of traffic accident, whether a car accident, motorcycle accident, or truck accident, you will at some point have to deal with your insurance company as well as the insurance...

2013-05-13 23:31:49

Recently, a Fall River woman (name is withheld due to attorney-client privilege) received significant damages after hiring the Fall River Personal Injury and Auto Accident Attorneys at d'Oliveira & Associates. (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 Attorney Robin Gouveia, the managing attorney of the firm´s Fall River office recently recovered a $250,000 settlement for one of their Fall River clients (Fall River, MA District Court, Case Number: FR-11916). According to the complaint, the client was...

2013-05-10 20:20:07

Motorcycle riding can be fun and convenient in Los Angeles, but due to the risks, riders sometimes need the expert attorneys at the Law Offices of Burg & Brock on their side. LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the weather warm and the skies clear, spring in Southern California is the perfect season to get out on the open road. So it should come as no surprise that many Californians choose to do their traveling by motorcycle, where you can feel the wind in your hair...

2013-05-08 00:21:19

NEW Data on Deadly Summer Driving Season Announced WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To kick off Global Youth Traffic Safety Month (GYTSM), youth from across the country rallied today with National Organizations for Youth Safety® (NOYS), federal government leaders, global partners including the Nelson Mandela family, and corporate representatives to address road and traffic safety issues to help put an end to motor vehicle crashes - the leading cause of death...

2013-05-07 16:20:34

National Safety Council and Nationwide Insurance release new report on cell phone distracted driving crashes ITASCA, Ill., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Safety Council released findings from a recent analysis of national statistics on fatal motor vehicle crashes, in a report entitled, "Crashes Involving Cell Phones: Challenges of Collecting and Reporting Reliable Crash Data," funded in part by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. The report reviewed 180...

2013-05-06 23:00:59

A new study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting shows that nearly 43 percent of high school students have texted while driving. Parker Waichman LLP warns against texting while driving, which is associated with a 23-fold increased risk of a car accident, according to Science World Report. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the legal rights of car accident victims, is alarmed about new...