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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.

Parking challenges can arise in trucking

Not all truck accidents in which a truck company could end up facing litigation involve a truck that was moving at the time of the crash. For one, sometimes, a truck company could end up facing legal action in relation to an accident that occurred while one of its trucks was parked. Whatever the circumstances of the underlying accident, when a truck company is facing truck crash litigation, it can be important for it to have quality defense representation when responding to the litigation.

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