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2014-02-05 23:01:41

Kindle users obtain free education about their rights under insurance claims through ebook now available on Kindle (authored by Edward A. Smith, Esq.). Sacramento, California (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The widely distributed book, "The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook," authored by California personal injury attorney, Edward A. Smith, has helped thousands since its publication. The book, previously available only in paperback, is now available to Kindle users. It is...

Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications
2014-02-04 05:34:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obama administration officials announced on Monday that they will move forward with new rules requiring automakers to equip cars and light trucks with wireless vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the technology, which allows vehicles to communicate with one other, has the potential to dramatically reduce accidents, deaths and injuries on the nation's roads....

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...

Fatalities Rise In Drug-Related Driving Cases
2014-01-31 04:32:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The number of fatally-injured drivers in the US that test positive for non-alcohol drugs has been steadily rising. From 1999 to 2010, the number tripled for drivers who tested positive for marijuana, which is the most commonly detected non-alcohol drug. This increase suggests that drugged driving may be playing an increasing role in fatal motor vehicle collisions. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health...

2014-01-29 20:20:19

S&L Motors Collision Center resolves variety of vehicle damages GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Automotive accidents and collisions can happen at the blink of an eye. Regardless of the circumstances, accidents can be incredibly devastating to both the driver and his or her vehicle. With winter in full swing across the Midwest, Green Bay drivers are experiencing spinouts and collisions that may result in extensive vehicle repair. Thankfully, the S&L Motors...

2014-01-28 12:20:35

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (The Foundation) is hosting its second annual Virginia Teen Driver Safety Video Contest funded by State Farm®. Virginia high school students are invited to submit a 30-60 second public service announcement (PSA) video encouraging teens to respect other drivers and focus on safe driving behavior, which includes wearing seatbelts and driving with no distractions, no drinking...

People May Drive Safer If More Motorcyclists Were On The Road
2014-01-28 06:05:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The results of a new study indicate that if more people were to ride motorcycles it would translate into safer drivers across the board and there would be less accidents on the road. Australian scientists writing in the journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics say that if more motorcyclists were on the road then it would be easier for other drivers to notice them. The research team found that because motorcycles are less...

2014-01-25 23:03:35

Oak Park, Illinois auto accident attorneys Gregory F. Coplan and Benjamin A. Crane are asked about a new Illinois law increasing penalties for teenage drivers who cause accidents while using cellphones, plus other beefed-up distracted driving laws in Illinois. Oak Park, IL (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 A new law in Illinois increases the penalties for drivers under 19 years old who cause an accident while using a cellphone or other wireless device, legislation that could go a long way toward...

2014-01-22 23:26:15

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm presses for increased vigilance regarding scaffold safety following an accident in which a woman was seriously injured by a pipe that fell from scaffolding. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 A woman was seriously injured by a 10-foot long metal pipe after it fell from scaffolding 18 stories above the ground. According to ABC News(1.13.14), the pipe fell after one of the workers lost his grip on it. Personal...

2014-01-19 23:03:01

Texas car accident lawyer Tom Carse of Carse Law Firm hopes a recent report about teenage drivers becoming increasingly careless behind the wheel serves as a wake-up call to all drivers. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Dialing a phone or texting while driving increases the risk of an auto accident, especially among teenage drivers who gradually develop bad driving habits, according to a recent study that alarmed Dallas personal injury lawyer Tom Carse of Carse Law Firm. Commenting on...


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  • A spider.
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