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Use Tesla Dash Cam to Prove Liability

Not all motor vehicle accidents involve clear cut liability. In some cases, drivers point fingers to each other for the cause of the crash. Getting neutral or unbiased facts as to how the accident happened can be difficult, especially if there are no eye witnesses. Dash cams on vehicles, especially Tesla models, are becoming a more popular method to providing authorities and insurance companies a clear, objective account of...

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Los Angeles County Reports First Vape-Related Death

Los Angeles, Calif. — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning on September 6 urging people to stop using e-cigarettes products. This warning is a reflection of the first death stemming from the use of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Los Angeles County. This death is believed to be the fourth related deaths nationwide. Authorities in Indiana recently announced a vaping-related death, and relevant fatalities were...

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Safety Tips for Driving at Night

Many motorists are not comfortable driving at night, even those who do not have a vision problem. When less visibility is combined with other factors, such as poor weather conditions or exhaustion, it can increase the risk of accidents. However, even though night driving is generally more dangerous, you can reduce the risks if you practice certain tips when getting behind the wheel. Always use headlights. It is always a...

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Tesla Autopilot Accidents

Though not yet adopted by most car manufacturers, self-driving vehicles have introduced a game-changing feature to transportation. Makers, like Tesla have attempted to make drivers more bound to leave driving their vehicles themselves a thing of the past. However, with most technological advances, there are always risks. Although the autopilot features may be cool or convenient for drivers, they can be dangerous and even fatal. Autopilot remains one of...

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Woman Sues Disneyland For Traumatic Brain Injury

Anaheim, Calif. — An Alaskan woman filed suit against the Walt Disney Company, seeking $3 million in California federal court, alleging she suffered a traumatic brain injury while exiting the Space Mountain roller coaster ride at Disneyland. Sarah Andrews stated in her complaint that she “violently struck” her head against a low concrete ceiling when diverted into a dimly lit maintenance tunnel after the ride malfunctioned. During the exit...

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Tips for an Accident Free Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy a Safe Labor Day Weekend Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. Many people take advantage of the long weekend to take a final summer trip. Even if you stay in town, it is hard not to notice the increased traffic.  Over Labor Day weekend, you can reduce the risk of getting into a motor vehicle collision by considering the following safety tips: Do Not Drive...

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Wrecked a Rental

What To Do After a Crash While Driving a Rental Car Getting in a car accident can be stressful, especially if your car is a rental car and not your own. Although handling an accident in a rental car involves similar as to what you would do if you had a collision in your own car, there are some differences. It is important to follow the proper protocol to avoid...

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Airbag Safety Tips

There is a myth that airbags end more lives than they save. Although this opinion has long been baseless, it is a myth that is even more busted by the modern airbags. Airbags were first introduced as part of the Oldsmobile Tornado in 1973. Airbags have been saving lives for more than four decades. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the statistics are enough to prove that...

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Rideshare Services Increase Traffic Accident Deaths

A growing number of people are starting to rely on rideshare companies, such as Uber and Lyft, when they need a ride. As convenient as these rideshares may be, they have resulted in more dangerous car crashes on the road. This is especially true for metropolitan areas that are generally plagued with heavier traffic and more congested roadways. The Rise in Crashes After Rideshare Expansion In the years before...

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Accident Involving a Student Driver

Most high school students, between 15 and 18 years old, are at an age where they are preparing for the next big milestone; achieving their learner’s permit and driver’s license. Getting the opportunity to get behind the wheel can be a very exciting and nerve-wracking moment for young adolescents. Unfortunately, student drivers pose a great risk for more accidents on the road. It can be very intimidating driving amongst...

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