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A Biomarkers Approach is Being Used to Detect TBI - Physical Therapy Products

A Biomarkers Approach is Being Used to Detect TBI - Physical Therapy Products | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, and Samitaur Medical Technologies (SMT), Los Alamos, are adapting an approach originally developed for tuberculosis diagnostics to identify traumatic brain injury.
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2 nursing students from metro Atlanta among 5 killed in crash

2 nursing students from metro Atlanta among 5 killed in crash | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
»Who were the 5 Georgia Southern students killed in a crash?
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Sad news about recent tragedy.

 

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Fuel pump issues cause more auto recalls |

Fuel pump issues cause more auto recalls | | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Improper nickel plating may cause unexpected stalling.
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Record auto sales means big business for area dealers

Record auto sales means big business for area dealers | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
PEORIA, Ill. -- Auto sales are expected to hit records numbers this year.
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Auto safety advocates challenge government crash test ratings

Auto safety advocates challenge government crash test ratings | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Every year, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars based on how well they meet federal crash test standards. NHTSA's 5-star safety rating program is credited with pushing manufactures to continually improve the safety of the cars we drive.
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Results of crash tests in dispute.

 

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Gridlock Guy: Mobile devices just one form of distracted driving

Gridlock Guy: Mobile devices just one form of distracted driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
When driving around metro Atlanta roads, I’m sure that you, like me, still see a large number of people texting while driving even though it is no longer legal to do so.
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  We can stop distracted driving.

 

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Automakers to drivers: Get that car fixed!

Automakers to drivers: Get that car fixed! | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Experts warn that car owners may need to face sanctions should they fail to make needed recall repairs.
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New Trial in Fatal Distracted Driving Crash

New Trial in Fatal Distracted Driving Crash | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
The family of a woman killed in what authorities called a case of distracted driving entered an Orange County courtroom Wednesday expecting to hear the accused driver enter a guilty plea nearly four years after...
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Plea deal not taken in distracted driving death.

 

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Self-Braking Cars Are Safer, but Do They Boost MPG?

Self-Braking Cars Are Safer, but Do They Boost MPG? | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Fewer accidents should lead to better fuel economy, a fact the auto industry wants Washington regulators to recognize when doling out credits for coming mileage targets.
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Do the self braking cars work?

 

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Man killed crossing Cobb street points to growing pedestrian deaths nationwide

Man killed crossing Cobb street points to growing pedestrian deaths nationwide | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A man was struck and killed while attempting to cross a street in Marietta early Sunday morning.
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Can crossing the street be made safer?

 

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Distracted Drivers Being Ticketed By Officers In A Hearse - TechMalak

Distracted Drivers Being Ticketed By Officers In A Hearse - TechMalak | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Toronto Police are using a hearse to catch distracted drivers in a week long campaign called "That Text or Call Could End It All"
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Hearst should stop a few distracted drivers.

 

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Steven M. Sweat's curator insight, February 19, 12:44 PM

Thanks to Atlanta Injury Lawyer, Laurie Robbins for the original share on this one.  I think more campaigns like this one are needed to wake up drivers as to the potential fatal consequences of distracted driving.

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Motorcycle tips from an award-winning NCO

Motorcycle tips from an award-winning NCO | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Want to ride safe? Want to keep your soldiers safe on their bikes? Get some tips from this expert.
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Safety is #1.

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Teens learn safe driving skills with the help of nonprofit program

Teens learn safe driving skills with the help of nonprofit program | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
This weekend, teenage drivers will be getting some serious pointers through a program called BRAKES, which stands for Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe.
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Police: Man Fled from Officer After Distracted Driving Stop

Police: Man Fled from Officer After Distracted Driving Stop | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Looks like he is getting more than a ticket.
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'Drive N Live' event meant to discourage distracted driving

'Drive N Live' event meant to discourage distracted driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Horry County officials are going to extensive measures to stop teenagers from distracted and impaired driving. Seven local police agencies united to put on the second annual Drive N Live Teen Safe ...
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4 Atlanta firefighters injured in fire truck crash

4 Atlanta firefighters injured in fire truck crash | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Four Atlanta firefighters were injured Monday morning in an accident involving their fire truck.
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City initiative combats distracted driving

City initiative combats distracted driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Mayor Alvin Brown announced Friday he is going to make it mandatory that city employees not text or use a cellphone -- even with a hands-free device -- while operating a city vehicle.
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City employees banned from using phones and driving.

 

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Toyota to offer low-cost auto-braking and safety features

Toyota to offer low-cost auto-braking and safety features | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to bundle several advanced auto safety features that reduce the frequency of crashes into a low-cost option for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles.
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Toyota claims new low cost safer brakes.

 

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See consequences of distracted driving in a virtual setting

See consequences of distracted driving in a virtual setting | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Nearly 80 percent say that they would change their habits after taking part in the program.
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New app shows you how dangerous distracted driving is.

 

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Portage teen honored for distracted driving video

Portage teen honored for distracted driving video | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
VALPARAISO – Rachel Diaz is driving with four friends, one in the front seat, three in the back.
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Tougher distracted driving bill passes Wash. Senate

Tougher distracted driving bill passes Wash. Senate | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
The Washington Senate has voted to extend the state's ban on cell phone use while driving, to cover the range of functions a smartphone can now serve.
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Laws are getting tougher on +Distracted driving.

 

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"Texting is the King of Distraction," Lobbyist Tells Panel

"Texting is the King of Distraction," Lobbyist Tells Panel | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Doctors, law enforcement officers, and family members of crash victims gathered Thursday at the Capitol to testify in support of a statewide texting-while-driving ban. Forty-four states now ban text messaging while driving.
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Time to put down the cell phones.

 

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UPDATE: City Council passes ordinance giving pedestrian and cyclists a voice in city government

UPDATE: City Council passes ordinance giving pedestrian and cyclists a voice in city government | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
If passed, eleven appointed members will head up the new Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory committee.
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Caring for Brain Injured Loved Ones Stressful to Caregivers

Caring for Brain Injured Loved Ones Stressful to Caregivers | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
People who care for loved ones with brain injuries can be under so much stress that their own health is in danger. Caregivers, most often women, show signs of grief that are comparable to those of people who have lost a loved one.
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Caregivers may need counseling to deal with stress.

 

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2015 Volvo XC60 a safety lover's dream

2015 Volvo XC60 a safety lover's dream | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A longtime leader in car-safety innovation, Volvo has completely outdone itself with the 2015 XC60 premium crossover SUV.
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Volvo rates high on safety.

 

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