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Distracted Driving

Posted by Editor  |  January 14, 2019

Alabama Ban on Holding Cell Phones To Eliminate Distracted Driving

Does the Distracted Driving Bill Go Too Far? Two separate bills have been filed in the Alabama legislature to ban, not just texting and driving, but to even hold a phone while operating a motor vehicle. Representative Allen Farley from McCalla filed his in the House while Senator James McClendon is sponsoring a similar...
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Posted by Editor  |  December 14, 2018

How to Prevent Wrong-Way Accidents

Every year in the U.S., wrong-way accidents kill 300 to 400 people on average. Wrong-way accidents are particularly devastating collisions. A vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on a road or highway can cause a head-on collision – one of the deadliest types of car accidents. In a head-on collision, the vehicles collide at...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 26, 2018

Why Is Texting the Most Dangerous Type of Distracted Driving?

Many states have enacted laws against distracted driving, and most of these laws pertain to cell phone use behind the wheel. Several states have banned the use of cell phones while driving or require the use of hands-free calling systems. Many possible distractions may cause car accidents, but texting while driving has proven to...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 8, 2018

How Can Prior Drug Use Effect an Alabama Car Crash Claim?

When an Alabama driver suffers injuries and property damage in a car accident, the injured driver’s first step in recovery is determining if any other party bears liability for the accident. If another driver definitively caused the accident, the injured driver can recover damages in a personal injury lawsuit. The plaintiff will need to...
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Posted by Editor  |  August 13, 2018

Safe Driving Tips for the Summer

Summer means more time on the road, adventuring to find new places. Birmingham and its surrounding cities have highways that are busy with tourists getting further south, local college students excited about time away from school, and busy families looking for fun. Despite all this, summer is still one of the most dangerous times...
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Posted by Editor  |  July 11, 2018

Can Technology Reduce Distracted Driving?

The distractions and dangers of technology in the automotive industry gets plenty of press, but what about all the ways in which digital technologies are making the roads safer? The right tech at the right time can improve driving and reduce the risk of collisions. Technology could even reduce distracted driving, a persistent problem...
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