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Of course, MOST recalls aren't serious. Some are based on something simple like United States labeling regulations that were missed by a foreign manufacturer.

Time Machine Post – CAR ACCIDENT NEWS: 2014 WAS THE YEAR OF THE AUTO RECALL

Even though this is now 2017, as car recalls remain to be a big deal. This┬ápost is relevant if you do have an automobile and you have a recall for it, especially one that can compromise you or your families safety. It’s true that a defective car part or design flaw in a truck or […]

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Proving liability begins with investigation and discovery. The police report is a strong document used to prove liability.

HOW DO YOU PROVE LIABILITY IN A CAR ACCIDENT?

We talk a lot about liability, particularly when it comes to car and truck accidents. But what is liability, and how do you go about proving it in a legal situation? Liability for an accident simply means responsibility for the accident. Liability can fall on one or more people or organizations; for example, if a […]

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A rise in the number fatal motor vehicle accidents is probably due at least in part to the fact that more drivers are on the road during summer months.

FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS INCREASE IN SUMMER MONTHS

Each and every time a driver in the Chico area gets behind the wheel to drive somewhere there is the chance that they may be involved in an automobile accident. While car crashes occur throughout the nation every day, according to a recent study, the summer months are the most dangerous. Perhaps unsurprisingly this is […]

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According to the study, funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), providing positive incentives coupled with small penalties was a successful way to eliminate "egregious speed limit violations."

STUDY FINDS NEW INCENTIVES MAY REDUCE SPEEDING RELATED CAR ACCIDENTS

National Public Radio recently reported on a new study that claims to have found a solution to reduce speeding on our nation’s roadways. The study focused on previous flawed attempts, including flashing signs letting the driver know that they were speeding and what their speed was, using cops to issue speeding tickets and setting up […]

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Another reason highlighted in the study concentrates on the construction of safety features in most automobiles.

SOME CAR ACCIDENTS MORE DANGEROUS FOR HEAVIER OCCUPANTS

It is fair to say that most residents of the United States are aware that weighing too much is not good for their health. In addition to raising the risk of diseases such as certain cancers, diabetes and heart disease, the extra weight can also cause strain on other body parts such as knees, making […]

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Though the driver of the vehicle is still in the hospital it is likely that at a minimum he will be charged with manslaughter.

ALCOHOL, DRUGS CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO FATAL CHICO ACCIDENT

Residents of Chico, California, likely remember the recent crash involving students at Chico State. The single vehicle crash killed two passengers and severely injured the young man behind the wheel of the car. At the time of the fatal accident the three occupants of the vehicle, all of whom were under the age of 21, […]

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Teens who are a bit older are more likely to participate in the behavior than those who are just learning to drive.

STUDY SHOWS TEXTING WHILE DRIVING LEADING CAUSE IN TEEN DEATHS

Parents throughout the state of California dread the day when their child receives his or her driver’s license. While it provides a much greater sense of freedom to the teens who are fortunate enough to have access to an automobile, for many parents it provides a sense of anxiety. While the often impulsive nature of […]

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Residents of California may want to think twice before using their phone...

CALIFORNIA COURT RULES DRIVER USING MAP ON PHONE BREAKS LAW

With the technological advancements so readily available today, in the form of GPS units and Smartphones, it is likely that few turn to paper maps anymore when they are trying to get from one place to another. Rather than trying to follow small lines on a large piece of paper that never seem to want […]

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a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that these programs may not be as effective as anticipated.

CALIFORNIA STUDENT CRASHES INTO DMV, HIGHLIGHTING RISKS OF TEEN DRIVING

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Car Accidents. A Northern California teen recently earned the inauspicious distinction of being the third student driver to collide with a California Department of Motor Vehicles building in recent years. The teen apparently mistook the gas pedal for the brake and crashed into the side of the […]

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The SAE estimates that the failure to properly use turn signals - whether when switching lanes or making a turn - causes approximately two million car accidents in the United States each year.

TURN SIGNAL NEGLECT IS A DEADLY PROBLEM

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Car Accidents. While distracted driving has received a great deal of attention recently as a leading cause of car accidents, a new study indicates that it may be a small problem compared to something most drivers see every day: the failure to use turn signals. According to […]

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