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Safety Standard Design for Bumpers on Passenger Cars

15th February 2011
All vehicles in the United States are required by law to have bumpers. Usually installed at the carís front and rear ends, bumpers play a very important role in maintaining passenger safety. Primarily, bumpers are designed to absorb impact during low to m... Read >
Author: PennyGeist

Do Speeding Tickets Cross State Lines?

22nd June 2010
Copyright (c) 2010 James Parrish Say you traveled to another state for your Memorial Day vacation, and received a ticket for speeding or other moving traffic violation. Does it follow you back to your home state? The quick and dirty answer is a reso... Read >
Author: Jim Parrish

Bald is Not Beautiful When it Comes to Your Tires Tread

27th April 2010
According to most state laws, tires are legally worn out when they have worn down to 2/32" of remaining tread depth. Tread wear can be identified by using U.S. coins substituted for a tire tread depth gauge as tires wear. Consult your local tire retailer ... Read >
Author: Michael Trudel

The Invisible Danger of Aging Tires

11th March 2010
Tire manufacturers have long known that tires more than six years old, regardless of tread depth, pose a substantial safety hazard to consumers. Tire age degradation has been an "open secret" within the industry, but the public has only recently... Read >
Author: The Ammons Law Firm

Motor Disabilities Caused by Car Accidents

05th January 2010
For every 14 seconds, a person is injured by car accidents in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In a recent study, researchers found that majority of traffic-related injuries resulted to parapl... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

US Statistics on Car Accidents

05th August 2009
More than 34,000 fatal car accidents occurred in 2008 compared to approximately 37,000 in the previous year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). While there has been a notable decline in the rate of deaths caused by... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

Knowing Types of Pedestrian Accident Injuries

12th June 2009
Pedestrians beware! According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, around 5,000 people die each year in pedestrian accidents involving motor vehicles. Also, around 78,000 victims of these accidents sustained different types of pede... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

Many of Americas top social problems also relate to or impact drug abuse addiction

27th October 2008
Drug abuse is a major public health problem that impacts society on multiple levels. * Drugged Driving: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drugs are used by approximately 10 to 22 percent of drivers involved in crashes, ofte... Read >
Author: appsnes505

Dealing With Auto Malfunction Accidents

14th October 2008
Vehicle crash is a growing concern in California. A recent survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that in 2006 alone, there were 4,236 vehicular accidents in California, with the Los Angeles county ranking at the top with the m... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group
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