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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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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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2015 Honda CR-V Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From NHTSA

2015 Honda CR-V Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From NHTSA | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
The 2015 Honda CR-V earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA.
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Honda CR_is rated safe by NHTSA.

 

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Atlanta News: Local church members hurt in Florida van crash

Atlanta News: Local church members hurt in Florida van crash | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
Three members of an Atlanta ministry remained in intensive care Wednesday, a day after a van carrying 19 people flipped over on Florida’s Turnpike.
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Church van flipped over from Atlanta ministry. robbinslaw.com Atlanta
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College Park man killed in wreck near Atlanta church

College Park man killed in wreck near Atlanta church | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
Atlanta police Monday were trying to determine the cause of a single-vehicle accident near Second Ponce Baptist Church that left a 46-year-old College Park man dead.
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Recent death on the roads.

 

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Man Sentenced for Distracted Driving

Man Sentenced for Distracted Driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
A Grandin, North Dakota man is going to jail for six months for texting while driving.
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Texting and driving conviction ends in jail time.

 

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New NC cases put focus back on DWI

New NC cases put focus back on DWI | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
WENTWORTH, N.C. —In the United States, a drunken driver causes someone to die every 52 seconds. And every two minutes, drunken driving results in someone being injured, according to statistics prov...
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Dui's kill.

 

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Volvo promotes bicycle safety with vehicle-to-cyclist technology

Volvo promotes bicycle safety with vehicle-to-cyclist technology | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
Volvo will demonstrate a new safety innovation at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas next month that enables vehicle-to-cyclist communication to warn both a driver and a bicycle rider about an impending collision. It was developed in partnership with POC, a maker of safety gear for gravity sports athletes, and Ericsson, and works through a smartphone app and the Volvo cloud.
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Will the future cars communicate with bicycles?

 

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Motorcycle tips from an award-winning NCO

Motorcycle tips from an award-winning NCO | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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  Road SafetyNews; | 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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New Driving SimulatorShows Dangers of Distracted Driving

New Driving SimulatorShows Dangers of Distracted Driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
Driving Simulator from Toyota TeenDrive365 Marks the First Time Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Technology Is Being Used to Educate the Public about Safe Driving Toyota launched its new TeenDrive365 distracted driving simulator with Oculus Rift, a the Detroit Auto Show last week, marking the first time the virtual reality technology is being used to educate the public – teens and parents alike – about the dangers of distracted driving. “Oculus Rift provides a virtual reality driving experience that mirrors real life behind the wheel, giving us a powerful, one-of-a-kind way to show parents and teens how everyday distractions can affect their ability to drive safely” To experience the new TeenDrive365 simulator you get behind the wheel of a stationary Toyota car, put on the Oculus Rift headset and are wholly immersed in a virtual reality driving experience, complete with the three dimensional sights and sounds of a busy city street. During the simulation, you are challenged to drive
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Stop distracted driving, and find out how many wrecks it causes.

 

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'A Deadly Wandering' Exposes the Perils of Distracted Driving | KQED

'A Deadly Wandering' Exposes the Perils of Distracted Driving | KQED | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
Drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in a collision if they text while driving, according to a Virginia Tech study. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel's new book 'A Deadly Wandering' examines the repercussions of one fatal texting-and-driving accident. He joins us to discuss the risks of multitasking while driving.
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Distracted driving is a menace to everyone on the road. robbinslaw.com
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Jeep drivers dying in tank fires

Jeep drivers dying in tank fires | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
Eighteen months into a recall of Jeeps with exploding gas tanks, drivers are still dying
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18 months after the deaths began there is no recall of dangerous Jeeps.

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US: 2015 comes with numerous auto expectations

US: 2015 comes with numerous auto expectations | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
The year 2014 has been retired, with numerous good news and maybe even more bad news. So, let’s take a look at what we reckon is in store for the year
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2015 cars offer more choices.

 

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Lawmaker files bill targeting texting while driving

Lawmaker files bill targeting texting while driving | Atlanta Trial Attorney  Road SafetyNews; | Scoop.it
Currently, 44 states ban text messaging for all drivers — Oklahoma is not one of them.
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