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- Is It Legal to Leave a Car Running Unattended?
Whenever cold weather approaches, there is an increase in the number of people who leave their cars running unattended in an effort to warm them up before driving anywhere. While this might be good for the engine and make for a toasty commute, it may not always be legal.
- MTA Cracks Down on Bus Driver Violations, but Some Slip through the Cracks
New York City MTA bus crashes have increased recently due to an influx of new, inexperienced bus drivers. The inexperienced drivers have increased the risk to passengers, pedestrians and motorists.
- In a Rear End Collision, Is the Guy in the Back Always at Fault
Being in any accident can be a nightmare, but when you are the driver of a vehicle that collided with another from the rear, it can be particularly troubling. Conventional wisdom will usually tell you that the driver in the back is always at fault, and in most instances this will be true, but not all.
- Employer Responsibility in an on the Clock Collision
It is common practice for an injured party to file a claim with the trucking company when involved in a collision with a commercial vehicle. The driver of the truck was most likely working at the time, and his employer, the trucking company, is responsible for ensuring that he followed the laws and drove safely.
- Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?
Recently, there have been a number of stories in the news about the development of autonomous automobiles, or self-driving cars. In fact, a number of states have taken interest in this technology and have passed legislation approving the deployment of self-driving vehicles to their roads. So what are these laws? What do they allow or prohibit? Which states currently authorize self-driving vehicles?
- Vehicle Collisions and the Mobility of State Law
Did you know that when you travel with friends or family, your Rhode Island vehicle collision laws might join you for the ride? This can happen because Rhode Islandís interest in making sure you and your passengers receive compensation for the injuries you sustain in an automobile collision can be greater than the interests of whichever state you were driving through at the time.
- Should Doctors Be Responsible for Taking the Car Keys Away from Aging Patients?
Is there a magic age where someone is no longer capable of safely maintaining control behind the wheel? It seems to be a bit of a dubious question when phrased that way and a difficult one to answer. For many aging drivers - especially those living in rural or suburban areas - giving up the car keys is akin to giving up their independence.
- Are Truckers Just as Distracted as Regular Motorists?
Distracted drivers are a common sight in Providence County and, to be honest, there are a lot of sources of distraction out there. Sometimes people stop looking at the road and pay attention to something else, putting themselves and others around them at risk. However, it is not only passenger vehicle drivers that are tempted to take their attention off of the road around them.
- Tennesseeís Lenient Texting Law Disqualifies It from Federal Funds
After several years of coverage by the media, the American public is now considered to be on notice about the dangers of reading, sending or composing text messages while driving. Statistics like the study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which found such behavior triples one risk of being involved in a car accident, has been cited in many news stories of the past three or four years. Yet, despite the fact that texting and other forms of distracted driving was responsible for 3,331
- Hit By a Company Car: Drivers Fault or Employers?
Law of negligence determines who is responsible for a car accident. Sometimes it is clear, sometimes it is shared and in some instances it can be complicated if one of the drivers is utilizing a company owned vehicle.