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Manufacturer Takata Admits to Defective Airbags in Millions of Vehicles

By Jeff Brown |

For months, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been investigating the possibility that manufacturer Takata had produced and sold defective airbags in many different types of vehicles. Reports indicated that, upon deployment, numerous airbags made by the company had ruptured and exploded. Such an explosion caused metal pieces to fly out with… Read More »

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Truck Drivers who Speed Pose a Significant Threat to Motorists

By Jeff Brown |

According to data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 104,000 individuals were injured in accidents involving large trucks during 2012. Speeding is one of the most common causes of accidents involving commercial vehicles. In many cases, these vehicles can weigh as much as 20-30 times as much as smaller passenger… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Distracted Driving

By Jeff Brown |

Distracted driving has become a serious issue in the United States, not least of all because of the popularity and accessibility of personal electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets. While these may be the newest form of driver distraction, distracted drivers have been injuring others and themselves since the advent of the… Read More »

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Defective Motorcycle Parts and Accessories can Cause Serious Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that there were approximately 93,000 motorcyclists injured during 2012. While driver error is generally accepted as the most common cause of motorcycle accidents, a significant number occur each year due to defective motorcycles or motorcycle parts. When these accidents happen, innocent motorcyclists and their passengers can… Read More »

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School Bus Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

On the morning of December 2, 2014, a passenger vehicle collided with the back of a school bus near the intersection of Promenade Drive and 18th Street in Boca Raton. Though two motorists from the car were transported to the hospital, fortunately none of the seven children on board the school bus suffered any… Read More »

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