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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.

What Louisiana parishes see the most injury-causing auto accidents?

All sorts of things could impact the compensation situation of a person hurt in a Louisiana auto crash. This not only includes the specifics of their accident, but also the actions they take following the crash. So, having the right information when deciding what steps and actions to take in the wake of their accident can be critical for victims of Louisiana traffic crashes. This underscores the important role having quality legal representation and guidance can play following getting hurt out on the roads.

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.

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