Car Accidents. Legal news and articles for May 23 - 31, 2017

Three Accidents Reported In CountyMother, two children not wearing seatbelts die in car crashNew car-seat law will keep kids saferOff-Duty Summit Cop, Married Father Of Two, Killed In Multi-Vehicle Accident In Somerset CountyJuvenile arrested on drug, gun charges after car crash | Dayton CrimeState leads nation in child car crash fatalities per capitaCar Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars, Who is Liable?Tanzania: Special Report - Why Traffic Laws Need Overhaul to Reduce Road AccidentsKnow the Law – Gathering evidence after a car crashLaw enforcement out in full force for Memorial Day weekendPolice: Pennsylvania woman, 19, killed in car crashShould Cops Do More High Speed Chases?Study Finds 20 Percent Of Children In Fatal Car Crashes Were Improperly RestrainedHarshbarger Law Settles over $1 Million in Wrongful Death & Car Accident ClaimsFlorissant man dies in single-car crash along Interstate 170

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Three Accidents Reported In County
Ste. Genevieve HeraldMay 31, 2017

Genevieve County Ambulance District to Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the report. — Two Farmington residents suffered minor injuries in a two-car accident Saturday on Highway 32 at Route AA in Ste.more »

Mother, two children not wearing seatbelts die in car crash
WWLMay 31, 2017

According to Louisiana State Police, Carmen Valle, age 39, of Galliano and her two children, 5-year-old son Christopher and 4-year-old daughter Valeria were all unrestrained during the crash that claimed their lives. Initial reports reveal that Valle ...more »

New car-seat law will keep kids safer
The HeraldMay 30, 2017

Experts argue that rear-facing car seats can offer more head, neck and spine support in an accident than front-facing seats. South Carolina not only has caught up with conventional thinking with this new policy, it also has surpassed it. The state now ...more »

Off-Duty Summit Cop, Married Father Of Two, Killed In Multi-Vehicle Accident In Somerset County
CBS New YorkMay 30, 2017

From Police Chief Robert Weck: In a tragic accident earlier today, the Summit Police Department and the entire city of Summit lost a valued officer, community member and friend. This loss has greatly affected not only our law enforcement community and ...more »

Juvenile arrested on drug, gun charges after car crash | Dayton Crime
WHIOMay 30, 2017

A juvenile is facing felony charges after a city officers found drugs and a gun in a vehicle following a crash on East Fairview Avenue on Monday.more »

State leads nation in child car crash fatalities per capita
Oxford EagleMay 30, 2017

The legislation, which takes effect July 1, was introduced in memory of Harlie Oswalt, a 15-year-old Holly Springs high school student, who was killed in a car accident in November 2016 while riding in the back seat of a car. Prior to this, seat belt ...more »

Car Accidents Involving Autonomous Cars, Who is Liable?
The National Law ReviewMay 29, 2017

Historically individual states have been responsible for determining liability laws and now the rules for highly automated vehicles. However, this creates a coordination issue as individual states determine their own individual rules. According to the ...more »

Tanzania: Special Report - Why Traffic Laws Need Overhaul to Reduce Road Accidents
AllAfrica.comMay 29, 2017

Mr Bantu believes that accidents are unavoidable once they have already happened. "But before that, it all depends on what we do on the road and to our vehicles which determines if an accident is going to happen or not. This means that if we act ...more »

Know the Law – Gathering evidence after a car crash
Fox17May 27, 2017

When you're in a car crash, you're likely shaken up and thinking of many things, and so it might not immediately occur to you that you need to get a copy of the accident report. The car accident report is a crucial piece of information that you must ...more »

Law enforcement out in full force for Memorial Day weekend
WLOXMay 26, 2017

Close to 35 million people will be taking road trips throughout the country this weekend, and a lot of them will be on South Mississippi roadways. Law enforcement agencies will be out in full force with this week's deadly accident on I-10 fresh on ...more »

Police: Pennsylvania woman, 19, killed in car crash
WJAC JohnstownMay 26, 2017

Authorities say a woman has been killed in a car crash near Monroeville. State police ... That law requires state driver's licenses and ID cards to have security enhancements and to be issued to people who prove they are legally in the United States ...more »

Should Cops Do More High Speed Chases?
urbanmilwaukeeMay 26, 2017

More cops die in car accidents than from shootings, onn study found. About 40 percent of all police pursuits of fleeing offenders in cars end in a crash, studies have found, and of these, 20 percent cause traumatic injury, and 1 percent result in death ...more »

Study Finds 20 Percent Of Children In Fatal Car Crashes Were Improperly Restrained
NPRMay 24, 2017

The latest study set out to look at what factors specifically affect child deaths in fatal car accidents, breaking down the data by state and region. The study authors ... But decisions about traffic safety laws have been largely left to states. The ...more »

Harshbarger Law Settles over $1 Million in Wrongful Death & Car Accident Claims
MilTechMay 23, 2017

The law firm in Redlands, California announces the successful settlement of over $1 million in wrongful death and car accident claims. In achieving these results the firm appears to be on point. Believing in the full recovery of the clients both ...more »

Florissant man dies in single-car crash along Interstate 170
STLtoday.comMay 23, 2017

LOUIS COUNTY • A man from Florissant was fatally injured Sunday in a crash on Interstate 170. The Missouri Highway Patrol identified the victim as Kevin Booker, 51. Just before noon on Sunday, Booker was driving north on I-170 in a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu.more »

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