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Daydreaming Behind the Wheel: An Actual Nightmare

A recent study done by Eerie Insurance company showed that of the 10% of fatal accidents caused by distracted driving, 62% of these were a result of daydreaming. Daydreaming is as dangerous as texting and driving, or talking on the phone while driving. Although you might have both hands on the wheel, taking your mind […]

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Teens as Distracted Pedestrians

Teenage pedestrians tend to be the most distracted pedestrians. According to the organization Safe Kids Worldwide, one in five high school aged pedestrians were distracted while crossing the street. These distractions range from headphones playing music, to texting and talking on the phone. Also according to Safe Kids, teenagers between 16-years and 19-years of age […]

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The Driveway Danger Zone

While driveways may seem boring and commonplace to adults, they can be wide open spaces for play in the eyes of little ones. With lots of space for toys and places to hide for hide-and-seek, the driveway can seem like the perfect place to play. Because of this enticement factor, we as adults need to […]

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Be Careful While You Walk

While the dangers of vehicles are clear when we are in one, vehicles pose an even greater threat to pedestrians. According to the Center for Disease Control, every 24 hours,460 people are treated in emergency rooms for traffic-related pedestrian injuries. Also, every two hours, a pedestrian will die from such injuries. Given these frightening statistics, […]

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Parents: How to Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

The CDC has announced that the number one cause of death for teenagers is automobile accidents. Auto accidents kill more teens than infectious disease and chronic disease combined. One of the best ways to prevent your teen from becoming part of such a statistic is to set an example and be clear about rules. There […]

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Texting and Driving: A Deadly Combination

We all know that texting while driving can be dangerous. However, just how dangerous it is can often be overlooked. Take a glance at the link below for examples of how deadly texting while driving can be. These deaths are completely preventable if we all just keep our eyes and minds on the road at […]

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New Liability for Texting

The New Jersey Court of Appeals recently opened the door for a new cause of action in personal injury cases: knowingly texting a driver. Now, individuals can be found liable for injuries sustained by a driver reading a text message, if the individual sending the text message had “special reason” to know that the driver […]

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Small Car Safety

Last year in America, automakers sold 17.5 million cars and light trucks. Analysts predict future auto sales should continue to rise through 2016. If you are thinking about purchasing a new car, chances are you are looking for a vehicle that is safe, reliable, gets good gas mileage and is easy on both the eyes […]

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What To KnowWhen you’re in a car acciedent in Salem, OR—Part II

Here’s the conclusion of our two-part series on what to do and what to not do after you’re in a car accident in Salem, Oregon, or anywhere in America. In the first post we left off on tip number four: 5) Take photographs Be sure to capture photographs of any skid marks and get close-up […]

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8Critical StepsInjured

Here is a breakdown of what should do now if you’ve been injured an auto accident: 1. Feeling a little Sore, or a lot? Go to the hospital. Even if you think your injuries aren’t that serious, they could be worse than you think. Getting checked out by a medical professional is a good idea […]

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