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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...

2014-03-15 23:03:41

Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are on the rise, although the number of fatalities from motor vehicle collisions (MVC) has reached an all-time low in recent years. Innovations such as laminated windshields, collapsable steering wheels, more effective restraint systems, and an increasingly more crashworthy overall structure have greatly improved the survivability of these crashes. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are...

2014-03-15 23:03:23

Philadelphia auto accident attorney Randall C. Flager of Flager & Associates, PC, is asked to comment on findings that even small amounts of alcohol consumed by drivers can raise the risk of accidents. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 A recent nationwide study revealing that even a legally acceptable amount of alcohol consumption will increase the risk of a driver being involved in a deadly car accident illustrates just how dangerous drinking and driving can be, according to...

2014-03-09 23:03:20

Shehzad Ahmad, lead attorney at California Law Associates, is asked about a news report describing a distracted driving summit to push technology to discourage distracted driving. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Commenting on news reports about a legislative summit to curb distracted driving, Shehzad Ahmad of California Law Associates said lawmakers should do everything within their power to get drivers to break the texting habit. One such effort, according to a news report in...

Interactive Simulator Developed For Vehicle Drivers
2014-03-07 13:50:12

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Maximize mileage, safety, or operating life? Driving behavior behind the wheel has a big influence on the vehicle. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a driving simulator designed to make the "human factor“ more calculable for vehicle engineers. Simulations are an important development tool in the automobile and utility vehicle industries – they enable engineers to see into the future. The properties of vehicle components, such as how they respond in an...

2014-03-05 16:21:03

Wintertime is rife with easily avoidable traffic accidents; AutoPartsWarehouse.com promotes National Collision Awareness Month with tips for avoiding common fender benders any time of the year. CARSON, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoPartsWarehouse.com, one of the nation's top online auto parts and accessories retailers, is supporting National Collision Awareness Month with tips for avoiding common fender benders, and for affordable, do-it-yourself repairs. "According to...

2014-03-05 08:22:33

States Use Engineering, Education, Enforcement to Address Crashes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2009, the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is declining. Compared with the first six months of 2012, pedestrian deaths fell 8.7 percent during the first half of 2013, according to a new report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Specifically, comparing pedestrian fatality data for January through...

2014-02-27 23:32:43

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in in a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that found deaths in car accidents have significantly decreased among older drivers during the past 15 years New York, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today's drivers aged 70 and older are driving more, but fewer of them are likely to be involved in crashes when compared to previous generations. Older drivers are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured if...

2014-02-26 23:34:43

As the National Highway Traffic Safety Association continues to research the statistics of highway collisions for 2013, The Jones Law Firm writes about the statistics of fatalities and personal injuries due to truck related accidents. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Personal injury claims are some of the most costly and taxing for everyone involved. In light of the devastation so frequently seen following an accident with a truck, the Jones Firm decided to write a blog post...


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