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Drivers who don't check tires are playing Russian Roulette ,see video;

Drivers who don't check tires are playing Russian Roulette ,see video; | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Drivers who don't check tyres are playing Russian Roulette with lives, say ...
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Simple 2 min. check will save gas and lives.

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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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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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Motorcycle Safety this Spring

Motorcycle Safety this Spring | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Twin Falls, Idaho, ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV )With warmer weather just around the corner – more motorcycles are hitting the roads.Riders are reminded to be prepared for the unexpected and to make themselves visible to motorists while on the road.
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Safety first.

 

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Your Car Might Be Target of Hackers And You're Not Protected

Your Car Might Be Target of Hackers And You're Not Protected | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A new report released by a senator’s office shows the next big hack-fest could take place inside your car, and the only way to avoid it is to stop using your car.
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Did you know that your high tech car can get hacked?

 

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Bluegrass Cellular Seeking to End Distracted Driving

Bluegrass Cellular Seeking  to End Distracted Driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (2/1/15) — Bluegrass Cellular is seeking local students' help to put an end to texting while driving in central Kentucky with it
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Put the phone down.

 

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Pedestrian safety will make for happier cities | The National

Pedestrian safety will make for happier cities | The National | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Pedestrian infrastructure is the backbone of a city like Abu Dhabi – and it is time to fix it
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How can we make it safer for pedestrians in Georgia?

 

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Plea in alleged DWI crash that seriously injured policeman

Plea in alleged DWI crash that seriously injured policeman | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
A Lodi High School teacher accused of driving drunk when his car slammed into a police vehicle — leaving the officer with a traumatic brain injury — is mulling a plea that carries a seven-year prison sentence, The Record reported.
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Officer suffered traumatic brain injury.

 

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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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Bill to stiffen WA distracted driving law gets bipartisan support

Bill to stiffen WA distracted driving law gets bipartisan support | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
If passed, Senate Bill 5656 would make surfing the web and emailing, among other things, illegal.
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Soon, drugs to treat heart attack, brain injuries - The Economic Times

Soon, drugs to treat heart attack, brain injuries - The Economic Times | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Derivatives of humanin, a naturally occurring peptide encoded in the genome of cellular mitochondria, could be key to developing such a therapy, the researchers noted.
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Drugs are treating TBI.

 

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More Pedestrian and Bicycle Wrecks; | Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

More Pedestrian and Bicycle Wrecks; | Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
Bicycle and pedestrian accidents in Georgia
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Thanks to Attorney Jeff Robinette of West Virginia for his comments on our article.

 

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Contest aims to put brakes on distracted driving

Contest aims to put brakes on distracted driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
One-quarter of teens respond to a text message every time they drive, according to a study. The SELF Movement is partnering with local businesses and agencies to bring awareness to this potentially deadly statistic with its fourth annual Teen Safe Driving Video Contest.
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Fl. is trying to teaching kids to stop distracted driving.

 

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NHTSA adding automatic braking to recommended safety tech list

NHTSA adding automatic braking to recommended safety tech list | Atlanta Trial Attorney Safety On the Road News; | Scoop.it
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is adding two automatic braking systems to its recommended safety tech list.
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New brakes may be safer.

 

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