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The many potential impacts of the truck parking shortage

One difficulty trucking companies are coming across these days here in the U.S. is a shortage of truck parking. In a previous post, we noted that one problem this can create for trucking companies is the possibility of their truck drivers ending up parking in unauthorized areas. However, this is by no means the only problem the shortage can give rise to.

Report indicates there are still many U.S. teens who binge drink

Binge drinking can pose significant risks for teens. How common is such conduct among America’s teens? A recent federal report indicates that while teen binge drinking is trending downward, many U.S. teens still engage in it.

Alcohol-related pedestrian/bicyclist accidents

Among the things that can cause a lot of problems out on the roads is alcohol. Sometimes, alcohol is involved in pedestrian or bicyclist accidents. Now, drunk driving is not the only type of alcohol-related conduct that can be a factor in such crashes. So too can walking or biking while impaired.

Can cell phones help before an accident?

After being in an accident, no matter how small the damages may be, you still may feel like you have been in a jarring, traumatic event. You may not recall all of the details, and may not know for certain who was at fault. Nevertheless, these elements may be very important when it comes to seeking compensation for your injuries and damage to your vehicle.

The moving industry and self-driving trucks

Among the industries self-driving vehicle technology has the potential to have major impacts on is the moving industry. This industry utilizes a great many large trucks. If it were to one day become commonplace for such trucks to be fully automated, it could have many implications for companies within this industry.

Drunk driving behind many child and young adult traffic deaths

Many things can take the lives of kids and young adults. This includes drunk driving, whether it be by the young person or by some other driver. Drunk driving crashes are a major killer of young people here in the United States. According to a recent study, of individuals under 20 that were killed in traffic crashes between 2000 and 2013, over a fourth of them died in accidents that involved drunk driving.

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