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Promoting safe driving among young workers

Many businesses have some of their workers drive as part of their job. How these workers behave on the roads can have major impacts. In addition to affecting the employees’ own safety, it could impact the likelihood of a worker getting into a traffic accident that harms others. Such crashes can raise some complicated, and possibly very financially impactful, legal issues for the company the worker is with.

What impacts are automated safety features having out on the roads?

While fully self-driving cars are not yet available to the public, there are various individual automated safety features that automakers offer with some of their vehicles. What impacts are these features having on traffic safety? As a recent article notes, a pair of studies suggests that, when it comes to two of these features at least, they appear to be reducing accidents.

Major U.S. city bans distracted walking

There are a range of cellphone-related distractions that can create safety problems out on the roads. And this doesn’t just include phone use by drivers. It also includes phone use by pedestrians. When a pedestrian is distracted by their cellphone while walking, they might end up inadvertently putting themselves into dangerous situations. This could include dangerous road crossings.

The most common accidents where you may not be at fault

If you have been in an accident, chances are that you may be questioning whether you are at fault, or was the other driver responsible for the crash. Depending on the type of crash you are involved in, you probably know that you were not to blame. But in either event, there must be proof of negligence to prevail in a personal injury lawsuit.

Motor vehicle accidents: Arrest follows fatal Louisiana crash

Despite the ongoing efforts by various companies and organizations to educate the general public about the potential dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, there are those in Louisiana and across the country who continue to do so. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents can frequently result from such a decision, often with fatal consequences. In fact, one man recently lost his life in an accident believed to have been caused by an intoxicated driver.

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