Motor Vehicle Accidents

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The rapid rise in acceptance of marijuana use in America has shocked many people. Where just a decade ago even medical marijuana was a rare commodity, now more and more states have turned to legalization of recreational use to boost tax receipts. There is no clearer sign of this burgeoning…

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Summer is the perfect time for a road trip, as kids are out of school and most of the country is warm enough to enjoy some outdoor time. Beaches are a common vacation destination in the summer, as the warm sand and cool water are both at perfect temperatures for…

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Though winter driving, particularly navigating icy roads, receives the majority of the attention when it comes to difficult situations, summer driving is not without its own difficulties. When a heat wave strikes, drivers should be aware of the changes in the environment, the changes in other vehicles, and the changes…

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The November 13 th , 2018 news that New York City and Arlington, Virginia would each host half of HQ2, the new Amazon second headquarters promising 50,000 jobs split between the two communities, led to a mixed reaction. Some New Yorkers greeted the news with excitement, particularly those intending to…

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Just a few years ago, many of the largest retailers changed their Black Friday strategy, opting to open their doors at 5 or 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving itself. This escalation in the shopping season arms race was both good and bad for shoppers. On the one hand, it provided more…

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In most jurisdictions, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) receive hours of training to ensure the highest quality of care is provided to those involved in an accident or other emergent health situation. Cities strive to ensure enough personnel is available at a moment’s notice to improve opportunities for good outcomes for…

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Elderly individuals and people with disabilities often have to rely on either the kindness of strangers, state programs, or public transportation to get to places like the grocery store or the doctor’s office. Unable to obtain a Driver’s License, limited options exist to provide people who can’t drive with the…

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Whenever an accident occurs, the normal reaction is to want to know just went wrong. Determining who was at fault and how the accident could have been prevented fulfills our basic human desire to make things safer. University researchers have been working for decades on taking all the information learned…

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Anyone who has ever been in an auto accident that required vehicle repairs can testify to how annoying the process can be. Your insurance provider will usually direct you to certain mechanics in your area who are on their list of approved providers. You can use a different provider, but…

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There are advantages to being a motor vehicle passenger instead of the driver. You do not have to pay as much attention to the road. You can focus on other things, like returning text messages or changing the music on the radio. But for all these advantages, there is one…

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