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- Florida’s “Move Over” Laws Aim to Prevent Further Accidents and Injuries
Moving to the other lane when you see a traffic accident, emergency vehicle, or flashing lights isn’t just a smart call in Florida -- it’s the law. Failure to obey Florida’s “move over” laws when emergency vehicles are parked on the side of the road can lead to further accidents, as emergency workers attempt to do their jobs and mitigate loss and injury in an existing accident.
- What You Need for a Texas Occupational Driver's License
A Texas Occupational Driver's License will allow a person whose license is suspended to drive under certain restricted conditions. This article describes what people need to obtain an occupational license in Texas.
- Could 2017 Be the Year of Larger NAFTA Payloads?
For Texans, the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are not only visible in an invigorated economy but also in the physical dynamic of increased commercial traffic.
- Self-Driving Cars and Liability
Soon, self-driving cars will start making their way onto roadways across the world. The first wave of autonomous vehicles is expected to enter the market for consumers by 2020 (Stoll, John D., GM Executive Credits Silicon Valley for Accelerating Development of Self-Driving Cars, The Wall Street Journal, May 10, 2016). But as these vehicles become widespread and accidents inevitably occur, the traditional system for compensating those injured in accidents must change to consider who is liable.
- Railroad Intersection Dangers
The dangers of crossing railroad tracks is a very real threat for some individuals. Pedestrians and vehicles sometimes wander into the railroad intersections, causing pedestrians and occupants to become grievously injured or lose their lives. It is always important to follow safety procedures when crossing the road, when traffic poses an issue and when dealing with potential rail cars.
- Lack of Safety of Crude Oil Trains
Crude oil trains are responsible for transporting this important resource across the country. Given the flammable nature of the product and the high demand, transporting this product can be dangerous.
- Legal Liability for Train Derailment
Trains tend to carry many people when transporting individuals to destinations. Though accidents are not very common, a derailment may occur for various reasons. When these incidences arise, many passengers may become injured.
- Legal Steps to Take After a Public Transit Accident
Many forms of public transport are used each day in various cities around the world. They allow faster travel and easier convenience than cars on many occasions. Just as cars and trucks encounter damage through collisions, trains, buses and even light rails may encounter the same issues.
- Dangerous Transportation Hazards
Every day, people are subjected to certain hazards while commuting to and from home, work, school and other locations. These hazards exist on the roadways as well as through other forms of transportation.
- Speed Camera an Unfair Speed Trap
For more than 10 years, Washington D.C. officials have been installing cameras on traffic lights in an effort to enforce local speed limits. But according to residents living in the D.C. area, there is one speed camera that has been a source of frustration as many consider it to be a blatant speed trap.