Car Accidents. Legal news and articles for September 17 - 18, 2012

Varied license laws for older driversThe Insurance Place Provides Military Car Insurance in San Diego at Affordable ...Should Drunk Driving Penalties be Made Tougher? Pennsylvania Car AccidentRoad accidents claim 300 lives in DarDog running through traffic, almost causes accidentsGuest Viewpoint: Law would strengthen drivers' safety netsRoad accidents claim 300 lives in Dar annuallyDeadly Accidents Claim the Lives of 6 over WeekendTwo New Westminster residents die in Coquihalla car accidentIs it time to give up the car keys? Could depend on what state you live inNHP releases more details on Douglas County weekend fatal accidents on ...How HB 5864 Will Eliminate Most Car Accident Lawsuits in MichiganAP IMPACT: Varied license laws for older driversTelecoms welcome Traffic Law changesFormer Fiji citizens die in Canada road accident

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Acton Teen Charged in Boxborough Car Accident
Patch.comSeptember 5, 2012

On Wednesday, August 1, a 17-year-old girl operator from Acton and a 16-year-old boy passenger from Boxborough were flown to UMASS Worcester after their car hit a tree on Burroughs Road in Boxborough around 6:30 p.m.. The driver, Krista A. Jansen, ...more »

Road accidents in the region: the fastest way to die
The NationalSeptember 9, 2012

Texting while driving is also common, and when combined with high speeds and heavy traffic leads to numerous accidents. Lax enforcement of traffic laws is also blamed. "We face a major problem here in that the police do not enforce the law," said Faris ...more »

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Varied license laws for older drivers
NewsdaySeptember 18, 2012

Alabama drivers renew licenses every four years, with no older age requirements. New Hampshire last year stopped requiring road tests when 75-year-olds renewed their licenses. The law was repealed after an 86-year-old legislator called it discriminatory.more »

The Insurance Place Provides Military Car Insurance in San Diego at Affordable ...
Sacramento BeeSeptember 18, 2012

Unfortunately, car accidents do happen. The Insurance Place offers protection against the risks of owning a car whether it's a hit and run, damage from parking on the street, or a major collision. Car insurance in California is required by law, and The ...more »

Should Drunk Driving Penalties be Made Tougher? Pennsylvania Car Accident
Legal ExaminerSeptember 18, 2012

Do you think Pennsylvania and other states should make drunk driving penalties even tougher, especially when a person is killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver? Do you think drunk driving laws in are already sufficient? The Waynesboro Record ...more »

Road accidents claim 300 lives in Dar
Daily NewsSeptember 18, 2012

The Chairman of Dar es Salaam Road Safety Board, Mr Elifadhili Mgonja, said this during the launch of the road safety week under the theme: 'Fight Road Accidents. Practically Observe the Law.' He said that the week aims at curbing road accidents which ...more »

Dog running through traffic, almost causes accidents
OCRegisterSeptember 18, 2012

Traffic accident—unknown injuries. Golden Lantern and Camino Los Padres. A female pedestrian suffered severe cuts to her face after being struck by a motorist, who told law enforcement she had "jumped" in front of his car. The woman was taken ...more »

Guest Viewpoint: Law would strengthen drivers' safety nets
Press & Sun-BulletinSeptember 18, 2012

Andrew Cuomo to sign into law S.7787/ A.10784. This is a pro-consumer bill that will help protect New Yorkers by promoting a low-cost but substantial enhancement to auto insurance: supplementary uninsured/ underinsured motorist (SUM) coverage. SUM ...more »

Road accidents claim 300 lives in Dar annually
Daily NewsSeptember 18, 2012

The Chairman of Dar es Salaam Road Safety Board, Mr Elifadhili Mgonja, said this during the launch of the road safety week under the theme: 'Fight Road Accidents. Practically Observe the Law.' He said that the week aims at curbing road accidents which ...more »

Deadly Accidents Claim the Lives of 6 over Weekend
KPVI News 6September 17, 2012

"I mean people get upset when these laws are enforced but this is the reason why we do what we do, this is the reason why we enforce those laws and write those citations and make those arrests, is to prevent these types of tragedies so we don't come ...more »

Two New Westminster residents die in Coquihalla car accident
The Record (New Westminster)September 17, 2012

Two New Westminster residents are among the three people who died in a single-car accident on the Coquihalla Highway on Friday night. A 2003 Ford Expedition carrying five people went out of control after hitting the soft shoulder between Merritt and ...more »

Is it time to give up the car keys? Could depend on what state you live in
Detroit Free PressSeptember 17, 2012

So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving course, hunting tips to stay safe behind the wheel for many more years — a good idea considering their state has arguably the nation's toughest older-driver laws. More older drivers are on the ...more »

NHP releases more details on Douglas County weekend fatal accidents on ...
Carson NowSeptember 17, 2012

Day R. Williams scored top of his law school class in Evidence and Constitutional Law, and he wrote for the Law Review. He is known as a fine legal writer. Day has practiced solo for more than 20 years in Carson City. He has handled contract disputes, ...more »

How HB 5864 Will Eliminate Most Car Accident Lawsuits in Michigan
Midland Daily NewsSeptember 17, 2012

HB 5864 was introduced on September 11, 2012 by Representatives Lisa Lyons and Joe Haveman, and it will essentially wipe out auto accident lawsuits in Michigan, said attorney Steven M. Gursten, head of Farmington Hills-based Michigan Auto Law. "HB 5864 ...more »

AP IMPACT: Varied license laws for older drivers
Kansas City StarSeptember 17, 2012

Alabama drivers renew licenses every four years, with no older age requirements. New Hampshire last year stopped requiring road tests when 75-year-olds renewed their licenses. The law was repealed after an 86-year-old legislator called it discriminatory.more »

Telecoms welcome Traffic Law changes
Caymanian CompassSeptember 17, 2012

This requirement was added to the law after extensive public lobbying to see it included. International research has pointed to distracted driving as one of the leading causes of serious accidents the intention of the law is to reduce such accidents by ...more »

Former Fiji citizens die in Canada road accident
FijivillageSeptember 17, 2012

61-year-old Zarina Begum, her 41-year-old son Shahir Khan and 49-year-old son-in-law Samad Khan died at the scene while a 42-year-old female driver and 70-year-old passenger escaped with some injuries. The deceased Zarina Begum, who was a ...more »

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