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Speeding Fine Penalty Fees Set to Rise

December 5, 2013

Under new proposals from Justice Secretary, Kenneth Clarke, speeding fines could rise from £60 to as much as £100. This 66% increase has been suggested as a solution to the £50 million funding gap for crime victims. Approximately £20 from each speeding fine will go towards helping the victims of motor accidents. This is bad […]

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Don’t give into the Hype: Voice Texting is Not a Safer Option

November 12, 2013

On the outside, it looked as if the texting while driving problem may have been resolved. Voice texting apps were introduced and they were thought to be a safer option than manual texting. Car manufacturers have even jumped on board by installing new technology into their vehicles that allows for voice-activated texting. After all, the […]

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What is a Required Intoxicated Driver Resource Center?

October 8, 2013

Each state has chosen an approach to dealing with the safety problem of driving under the influence. All states implement a comprehensive alcoholic driver education program of some type, but New Jersey may be the strictest in the nation, so we’ll use this state for our subject. Individuals convicted of driving under the influence are […]

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Protecting your Driving Record: Lose Your Bad Driving Habits

October 5, 2013

As your years as a driver multiply, your sense of comfort with doing multiple tasks behind the wheel may increase. However, if you aren’t careful, you can develop bad driving habits. And bad driving habits can lead to a traffic citation, time and money spent on court, and even worse, a collision or accident. These […]

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Lawyers Working to Help PTSD Victims Heal

September 27, 2013

Anna Henningsgaard had an experience with PTSD but had a hard time accepting it: ”A few years ago, I was in a rather serious car accident, and I experienced symptoms like these medical journals described. I would often upset myself by dwelling on the accident. I displayed obsessive behavior in that I avoided left turns […]

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Done in 60 seconds: Super cameras to be used on city streets

September 24, 2013

A new traffic camera is beginning to appear on the Britain’s streets – you have been warned! The £17,000 night-vision devices have a battery of lenses and can catch up to 50 times more law-breaking drivers than previous models. In a fresh crackdown on motorists, council chiefs in Manchester have installed 15 of these new […]

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All About Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Systems

September 23, 2013

A lane departure warning system acts as a safety feature that is helpful to drivers. When a driver is about to leave their lane, the LDW system acts by sounding a warning or by creating a vibration that alerts the driver to stay within the lane. Crashes caused by drivers who depart from their designated […]

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Wrongful Death Suit: What Kind of Evidence Must Be Proven to Win?

September 7, 2013

The world would be wonderful if everyone was so coordinated and dutiful that no serious injuries ever occurred. Unfortunately, since there are around 37.9 million emergency room admissions related to injuries every year, this is nothing more than a pipe dream. These injuries can be disheartening enough, but when they result in death, the incident […]

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No-Fault Law When an Accident Occurs: How does this Affect an Injury Claim?

September 5, 2013

Many individuals in the United States are able to rest comfortably knowing that they’ll be compensated by another person’s insurance if that individual causes them to be involved in an auto accident. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case in some states. States that have “no-fault” laws actually make it difficult for injured victims to recover fair […]

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Motorcycle Accidents & Personal Injury: Know Your Rights

August 26, 2013

Riding on a motorcycle carries a host of inherent dangers. As it’s the one vehicle where you’re exposed to a host of elements such as inclement weather conditions, uncontrollable obstacles in the roadway and inconsiderate drivers; your risks for an accident can be heightened. Knowing your rights and taking the proper precautions is a necessity […]

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