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Mark Bello

Senator Schumer Calls For Tougher Tractor Trailer Underride Guard Laws

One of the most dangerous types of truck accidents is a truck underride collision — when a passenger vehicle strikes a commercial truck and then slides underneath it. Such collisions commonly occur when a commercial truck jackknifes — when the […]

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Tougher Laws Seek A Solution to Combat Distracted Driving

Nearly 303 million people in the United States have cell phones. At any given moment during the daylight hours, more than 800,000 vehicles are being driven by someone using a hand-held cell phone, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

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We Need More Than Regulations; We Need Education

Until recently, Texas had minimal restrictions on cell phone usage while driving. However, after many failed efforts, Texas has become the 47th state banning texting while driving. Arizona, Missouri and Montana will be the only states without a texting while […]

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The 100 Deadliest Days of Summer are Underway!

Summer is what most teens live for – graduations, pool parties, road trips, summer jobs, and more. Sadly, with all this new-found freedom and time spent with friends, summer is known for something else as well. The “100 Deadliest Days” […]

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“Spot the Tot”

“Backovers” are tragic auto accidents that happen when a child is accidentally rolled over in a driveway or parking lot. Though this may seem like a rare occurrence, at least fifty children in the U.S. are being backed over by […]

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Deadly Crash Brings Motorcycle Safety to Forefront during Motorcycle Safety Month

Because motorcyclists are more exposed and can easily be overlooked due to their size, it is probably no surprise that riders are inherently more vulnerable on our roadways than motor vehicle occupants. The reality is that motorcyclists are 30 times […]

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An NTSB Report Says Lack of Safety Protocol Led to Bus Crash

A class-action lawsuit seeks financial damages for the families of five people killed and those injured last November between a school bus and commuter bus. According to reports, the school bus driver slammed into the back of a Ford Mustang, […]

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Insurance Companies Abuse Michigan Citizens and Michigan’s No-Fault Law. Who Protects Us?

Over the weekend, the Detroit Free Press exploited attorneys who represent injured citizens in Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system in an article titled “How aggressive lawyers, costly lawsuits and runaway medical bills make Detroit car insurance unaffordable.” In a follow-up […]

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Impaled by a Guardrail: Deaths Continue to Raise Safety Concerns

Guardrails are supposed to absorb a car’s energy when they are hit from the front. In many cases, they are designed to absorb the energy and coil away. Yet, critics say that sometimes they fail, with catastrophic results. Rather than […]

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Texas Legislature are Optimistic that a Statewide Texting-while-Driving Ban is Within Reach

On March 29th, the driver of a pick-up truck slammed head-on into a church bus, killing 13 senior church members on their way home from a retreat. A witness claims that the truck driver admitted to texting while driving. New […]