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- 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?
- 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.
- Is It Legal to Hitchhike?
For many years, people have relied upon the kindness of strangers to get where they needed to go by hitchhiking. Hitchhiking is the practice of soliciting rides in road vehicles, usually from strangers. It dates back to the time of the Great Depression, but concerns over safety for both passenger and driver have led to the implementation of a number of laws pertaining to hitchhiking. So, is it legal to hitchhike?
- It Was Only a Fender Bender
In 2009, there were 10.8 million motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Let that number sink in for a minute. That’s 10.8 million reasons to know your rights when you find yourself in a car accident, specifically a fender bender. The name itself implies the minor amount of damage involved in such accidents.
- Lower Weight Restrictions on Pennsylvania Bridges a Reality
“It’s going to have a big effect on manufacturing, on the trucking industry.” Implementation of the new weight limits changes will be completed over the next 4-5 months.
- The Importance of Safety Ratings of Cars
For many people, appearance as well as performance has always been the first criteria for buying a new car. But do you know that the safety of the car is also extremely important? Just as this is a very important factor in buying a new car, it is also very important when buying a used car as well.
- What Can You do if Your License is Suspended – Can I Get a License From Another State?
What can you do if your Pennsylvania driver’s license is suspended?
- Train Accidents and Injuries
Speaking with a personal injury attorney in Denver is crucial if a train accident leads to injuries. A lawyer may help determine if negligence was the cause of the incident, which may lead to compensation.
- North Carolina Expands "Move Over" Law
Perhaps the biggest change to motorist in North Carolina was the recent addition to the law commonly known as the “Move Over” law, requiring drivers to move over and slow down to the lane furthest from emergency vehicles. As of October 1, 2012, that law has dramatically expanded.
- Specific Missouri Laws That Apply to Cyclists and Bicycle Accidents
While the general motor vehicle laws apply in car accidents, there are additional Missouri statutes that may apply if the accident involves a cyclist or bicycle. The following is a list of the Missouri state statutes relevant to cyclists. 300.347. Riding bicycle on sidewalks, limitations – motorized bicycles prohibited.