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Airbags Still Save Lives in Car Accidents

Posted on May 15th, 2019 by Elizabeth

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When airbags work, they save lives. Unfortunately, many airbags have failed to deploy in car accidents or have harmed motorists when deploying. Understanding the risks, benefits, and realities of airbags, as well as the urgency of airbag recalls, can protect you behind the wheel and your passengers.

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Inadequately Trained Commercial Truck Drivers

Posted on May 13th, 2019 by Gerald Thurswell

Inadequately Trained Commercial Truck Drivers Article for Thurswell Law

Inadequately trained commercial truck drivers have the potential to put everyone on the road at risk. Commercial truck drivers typically include the drivers of big rigs, tractor-trailers, and other large trucks. Individuals who operate these vehicles on a regular basis must first be equipped with a CDL (i.e., a commercial driver’s license) prior to operating […]

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Back and Neck Injuries from Rear-end Collisions

Posted on May 1st, 2019 by Gerald Thurswell

Back and Neck Injuries from Rear-end Collisions Article by Thurswell Law

While many people commonly refer to rear-end collisions as “fender-benders,” these crashes have the potential to cause serious injuries to motorists. When another vehicle suddenly slams into the back of your car, it can cause a serious jolt of your body. The impact can cause you to hit various parts of your body on the […]

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Increased Speed Limits Cause Thousands of Fatal Auto Accidents

Posted on April 15th, 2019 by Elizabeth

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Speed is often a factor in fatal car accidents. New research conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that over the past 25 years, 37,000 people have been killed in car accidents because of increased speed limits. The higher posted speed limits encourage motorists to put their foot on the gas, and […]

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Pedestrian Deaths at Highest Rate in Nearly 30 Years

Posted on March 4th, 2019 by Elizabeth

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The statistics in pedestrian deaths are getting worse, and a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) found that 2018 was the deadliest year for pedestrians in almost 30 years. There were 6,227 pedestrians killed by a motor vehicle last year, a number that has been steadily rising since 2009. The GHSA blames […]

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