For Teen Drivers, Distraction Comes in Many Forms

Distracted driving is pervasive and dangerous. A moment’s inattention at highway speeds can have a lifetime of consequences for accident victims, and no one is immune. Legislation to combat this widespread issue went into effect statewide in July 2020, but enforcement efforts began in January of this year. The new law imposes stiff penalties on…

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Second Person Killed by ARC Air Bag Inflators, Prompting Recalls

An exploding air bag inflator has killed two people and potentially injured others. According to GM Authority, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and General Motors (GM) have issued recalls for two models already, the Chevy Traverse and the Buick Enclave, citing the risk of explosion. We expect more recalls to follow. The airbag…

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In-Car Advertising: Is Distracted Driving About to Get Much Worse?

The Ford Motor Company® recently patented technology that supports in-car advertising. The technology, which is not yet in use, is a billboard detector that can read ads and display them inside a moving vehicle. This invention may mean good things for advertisers as it presents a new way to reach potential customers. However, the same…

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The future of auto accident litigation

Are autonomous vehicles safe? Self-driving cars and self-driving trucks are the future of transportation.  These vehicles are are also referred to as autonomous vehicles.  The future may be coming too soon for the safety of the motoring public and pedestrians. Autonomous vehicles use a combination of radar, lidar (complex sensors that use laser lights to…

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What You Need to Know After a Taxi or Rideshare Accident

Most of us probably do not even think about the possibility of a car accident when we climb into an Uber or Lyft. But once a crash happens, you quickly realize that the aftermath of a rideshare wreck is anything but straightforward. How well do I really know this driver I just met? Who is…

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