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Mark Bello

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 […]

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Textalyzer: New York Distracted Driving Law Advances

Although laws exists that ban texting while driving, and public service campaigns constantly promote safety concerns, auto accidents caused by distracted drivers have increased significantly over the last few years. Reports show that many Americans still admit to texting while […]

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April is a Time to Change the Way we think about Distracted Driving

Advances in technology have made our ability to stay connected easier than ever before, but, these same advances have also resulted in dangerous consequences on our roadways. While teens are reported as the largest age group to be distracted while […]

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Witness Says Truck Driver Admitted Texting before Crash with Church Bus

Most of my readers have probably heard about the fatal crash in Texas that killed 13 church members while they were on their way home from a retreat. For those that have not, the church bus was struck head-on by […]

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How Shoes Affect Driving

Auto accidents happen for a number of reasons – distracted driving, speeding, driving under the influence, and following too closely. But, have you ever considered your shoes before getting behind the wheel? Most people don’t! Shoes can play a significant […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits against Two Rideshare Companies Allege Driver Distracted by App

Ridesharing services have become increasingly popular because of their convenience. While the ridesharing apps are easy for travelers to use, they are also problematic because the driver is required to use his/her phone in order to connect with paying passengers. […]

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Who has the Right-of-Way?

In part two of safety during a power outage, Lawsuit Financial asks the questions – “Do you know what to do when you approach an intersection and the traffic light is out? Who has the right of way?” In most […]

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Bicyclist’s Death Prompts State to Build Bike Lane

In December 2015, a 38-year-old man was killed while riding his bicycle on what is known as Portland Highway. According to the Portland Police Bureau, the bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet and had a flashing red light on the […]

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Drunk Driver Gets Unusual Jail Sentence as a Reminder of the Woman He Killed

A year ago, a drunk driver crashed into a woman’s parked car as she was standing on the curb and leaning into the back seat. The impact threw her into a light pole. The woman was rushed to the hospital, […]

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Woman Finds Surprising Note On Windshield after Leaving Car Overnight In Restaurant Parking Lot

After consuming alcohol at a local restaurant/bar, a Canadian woman decided she should not drink and drive. She left her car in the parking lot overnight and took an Uber home. When she went back the next day, the woman […]