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Disturbing Facts About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Disturbing Facts About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Driving distractions endanger the lives of drivers, passengers, other motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. By educating the American public about the danger that distracted driving imposes and the impact it has throughout the nation, it is hoped that a significant number of severe injuries and deaths can be prevented.

New Textalyzer App May Eliminate Distracted Driving

New Textalyzer App May Eliminate Distracted Driving

New York lawmakers have proposed to give police officers a new device called a Textalyzer to help reduce the high […]

Do Airbags Save Lives & Reduce Injuries?

Do Airbags Save Lives & Reduce Injuries?

Government studies show that nearly 3.3 million airbags have been deployed in automobile accidents, saving hundreds of thousands of lives. They are also credited with preventing or minimizing personal injuries. However, car accident attorneys have seen many instances where these devices designed to save lives and prevent injury have caused fatalities and created severe secondary injuries.

High Tech Ways to Prevent Texting While Driving

High Tech Ways to Prevent Texting While Driving

Technology can disable cell phone use while driving, which could prevent many texting-related accidents. Illinois law prohibits the use of […]

Crash Course on DUI Statistics

Crash Course on DUI Statistics

Each day in the United States, approximately 28 individuals lose their lives to auto accidents that involve a driver who is impaired by alcohol. That equals one DUI-related death about every 53 minutes. However, the number of deaths and severe injuries can be reduced by raising public awareness and educating drivers about the impact driving under the influence has throughout the nation.

When Insurance Coverage Just Doesn’t Cover Enough

When Insurance Coverage Just Doesn’t Cover Enough

Drivers throughout the country are required to carry minimum levels of insurance to cover liability related to damage to both […]