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2014-04-07 23:28:56

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is one of the best branded sources in the nation for innocent victims of a semi truck or commercial truck accident, and they are merging their service with the Accident Victims Center in order ensure innocent victims of any type of motor vehicle accident in any state have instant access to their state's most skilled and highest rated legal experts. They say, "We intend to build a network of the nation's best semi truck and automobile...

2014-04-01 23:04:17

Announced during the 5th Annual National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the addition further solidifies the company’s commitment to keeping America’s roads safe. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Cellcontrol, the world’s leading technology to stop distracted driving, announced the addition of Apple iOS to its award winning distracted driving prevention platform. Cellcontrol now offers the first and only solution that defers text, email and inappropriate use of the iPhone...

2014-03-29 23:04:45

Ohio pedestrian accident attorney Scott Elliot Smith of the Law Offices of Scott Elliot Smith weighs in on a report revealing fewer pedestrian fatalities nationwide and in Ohio in 2013. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Reversing a longtime trend, the number of pedestrian fatalities declined nationwide in 2013 for the first time since 2009, including a 37 percent decrease in Ohio pedestrian fatalities, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Columbus personal...

2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...

2014-03-25 12:28:33

2014 edition of Injury Facts® reveals largest safety threats facing Americans today ITASCA, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today released the 2014 edition of Injury Facts®, which details safety statistics and trends across the U.S. and worldwide. Injury Facts has been the Council's go-to resource for all safety statistics for more than 90 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b Among the more surprising statistics in the...

Alcohol's Role In Traffic Deaths Vastly Underreported: Study
2014-03-25 08:24:30

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of...

2014-03-21 16:20:23

1800 CAR WRECK discusses recent action taken by the U.S. Justice Department in investigating leading vehicle manufacturer General Motors. DALLAS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigation into the actions of leading automaker General Motors has been enacted by the Justice Department, regarding how they have handled vehicle safety problems over the last decade. Justice Dept. Is Said to Look at G.M. Actions on Safety Flaws "The investigation is the latest in a widening series...

2014-03-20 23:03:27

The best auto body shop in the San Fernando Valley, Eric’s Collision Center, announces their brand new equipment upgrades and increased staff. San Fernando Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Eric’s Collision Center is proud to announce their recent equipment upgrades and increase in staff to handle their increased demand for collision repairs in Eric’s Collision Center’s state of the art certified auto body shop. Their brand new paint booth is climate controlled to bake on the...

2014-03-20 16:21:25

Free hands-on training session visits 12 U.S. cities NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young drivers across the country will have a chance to learn potentially life-saving driving skills through the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience. The free program pairs classroom instruction with hands-on driving exercises to teach drivers how to better handle accident avoidance and the importance of eliminating distracted driving behaviors. The half-day workshop will travel...

2014-03-18 23:05:06

The recent tragedy at Austin's SXSW highlights the difficulties victims of drunk driving accidents face in the midst of Texas Dram Shop laws, local personal injury attorneys in Austin point out. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 National attention has been on Austin all week due to the hugely popular South By Southwest (SXSW) Music, Film and Interactive Festival. Unfortunately, a tragic event heightened the attention on Austin and the festival when Rashad Charjuan Owens allegedly...


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