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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...

2014-01-16 23:02:16

A man died after being hit by a car. Tampa injury lawyer KC Williams says pedestrian deaths are terrifyingly common in Florida. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A pedestrian died after being hit by a car January 4. Attorney KC Williams, the founder of Williams Law Association, P.A., says that the accident highlights how unsafe Florida streets really are. The fatal accident happened in the evening when 24-year-old Matthew Woods was walking along East Palm Avenue, according to the Tampa Bay Times...

Study Confirms Minimally Buzzed Driving Just As Deadly As .08+
2014-01-16 13:10:02

[ Watch the Video: The New Buzz About Drunk Driving ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Injury Prevention say that even just a little bit of alcohol could be causing fatal car crashes. University of California, San Diego researchers studying accidents in the US say that “minimally buzzed” drivers are more often to blame for fatal car crashes than sober drivers. The team used the official US Fatality Analysis Reporting System...

2014-01-06 10:13:44

Self-driving vehicles offer the promise of significant benefits to society, but raise several policy challenges, including the need to update insurance liability regulations and privacy concerns such as who will control the data generated by this technology, according to a new RAND Corporation study. "Our research finds that the social benefits of autonomous vehicles -- including decreased crashes, increased mobility and increases in fuel economy -- will outweigh the likely disadvantages,"...

More Than 50M Self-Driven Cars Will Be On The Road By 2035
2014-01-03 10:23:03

[ Watch the Video: Cars Will Eventually Drive Themselves ] Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study by IHS, the world's roadways will begin seeing driverless cars by 2020, with 54 million self-drivingvehicles on the road by 2035, worldwide. The study also predicts that almost every personal, as well as commercial, vehicle in use after 2050 will be self-driving. The projected number of these cars in 2025 is forecast to be around 230,000 but will...

2013-12-30 23:22:40

A study could pave way for further research and new state laws designed to reduce cell phone and texting-related car and truck crashes, says Louisiana personal injury attorney James Wattigny of the James Wattigny Law Firm. New Iberia, LA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Recent studies conducted by Louisiana State University College of Engineering shed light on the dangers of texting while driving and a number of other potential safety hazards, according to James Wattigny, a distracted driving...

2013-12-30 08:20:48

New "instant highway" facility brings safety and pollution solution to Darling Downs and State's most hazardous roads BRISBANE, Australia, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolutionary road surfacing company, Global Road Technology, has opened a new manufacturing and services facility on the Warrego Highway providing a massive boost to the region's manufacturing industry and employment as well as improving road safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/PH38748LOGO-a...

2013-12-27 23:00:30

Rating fleet drivers, providing them with easy access to their driving history and explaining to them how their history is converted into their risk scores are keys to getting them to buy into a fleet safety policy. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Rating fleet drivers, providing them with easy access to their driving history and explaining how their history is converted into their risk scores are keys to getting them to buy into a fleet safety policy, according to Brian Kinniry,...


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