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WARNING: Your Kia Optima May Be Unsafe!

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Do you own a Kia Optima built between the dates of May 21, 2018 through May 29, 2019? If so, your vehicle may have a very serious defect that could result in injury or death. Though the company says it is currently unaware of any car accidents that have occurred related to this defect, it […]

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How Colorado is Fighting Distracted Driving

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Colorado state officials are currently pushing for a campaign that motivates drivers to simply put that smartphone down. After all, what causes the vast majority of distracted driving? Mobile devices. Distracted Driving Statistics That Might Surprise You The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported an alarming average of 43 daily car accidents all over the state […]

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Georgia Police Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is a serious problem. According to TeenSafe.com, distracted driving is responsible for 25 percent of all traffic fatalities. Many states have taken measures to prevent these types of car accidents. A law in Georgia called the “Hands-Free Georgia Act” simply makes it quite clear – you really do have to have your hands—both […]

Are Corporations Testing Self-Driving Cars Putting Public Safety at Risk?

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Here we are in the era of self-driving cars, and we have one more fatality to add to the Tesla Model S incidents. This time, a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous Uber car this month out in Arizona in the middle of the night.  Earlier this year, in January, a man on his motorcycle […]

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Infrastructure and Roadway Injury: Could Your Accident be the Government’s Fault?

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By now, you’ve probably heard that it’s Infrastructure Week in Washington. As the somewhat self-explanatory name suggests, it’s the week in our capital city where lawmakers and politicians  start the negotiations–bicameral, bipartisan negotiations–to find the best solution for failing or inadequate infrastructures like roads, public buildings, and other public spaces across the country. Taken as […]