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The Difference Between "Car Accident" Versus "Car Crash"

Safety analysts are beginning to consider how the public talks about vehicle crashes in order to raise awareness about common distracted driving cases. Word choice, experts claim, impacts how we view ...
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The Risks of Distracted Driving in Missouri

As mobile technology becomes more readily available for drivers, the risk of crashes caused by distracted driving increases; in fact, the National Highway Safety Administration reports between 60-70% ...
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"Secondary tasks" divide drivers' focus, contribute to Missouri car accidents

As Springfield personal injury lawyers, we know that distractedness is a common contributor to car accidents in Missouri and throughout the United States. Distracted driving is often connected to cell ...
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Distracted driving & Springfield car accidents: 10 reasons to put your cell phone away

Despite numerous national campaigns and safety initiatives, the problem of distracted drivers continues to plague motorists in Springfield, Missouri and throughout the U.S. In this post, our personal ...
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Why car accidents happen in Springfield: 15 common contributing factors

Our Springfield, Missouri car accident attorneys know from experience that the vast majority of crashes are preventable: they don't have to happen. To help Springfield drivers avoid being involved in ...
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Keep your eyes on the road: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Unfortunately, the problem of distracted driving continues to have a serious impact on roadway safety in Joplin, Missouri and nationwide. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Missouri ...
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Adults age 25-39 most likely to admit to texting and driving

As Columbia car accident lawyers, we know that distracted driving is a major issue facing teen drivers - but recent research shows many older drivers may be just as vulnerable to accidents caused by ...
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Cell phones & semi-truck drivers: A dangerous combination for Missouri motorists

It's no secret that hand-held cell phone use is a common contributor to car accidents in Missouri and throughout the United States. As our personal injury lawyers know, numerous studies have indicated ...
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Texting, talking, taking "selfies": How distraction leads to Columbia car accidents

By now, most people are aware that various forms of cell phone use are a serious threat to roadway safety, both here in Missouri and throughout the U.S. The vast majority of car accidents are entirely ...
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Outcome of "Google Glass" distracted driving case could impact future laws

Here at Aaron Sachs and Associates, our Joplin car accident lawyers know that distracted driving continues to be a major safety issue on our roadways, both here in Missouri and nationwide. Any time a ...
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Today's teenagers more likely to wear buckle up, drive sober, but 1 in 3 admit to texting and driving

As Columbia personal injury lawyers, we know that texting and driving poses a serious threat to roadway safety - and that young drivers are especially prone to this form of distraction. A 2011 study ...
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Does "hands-free" technology reduce distracted driving accidents in Missouri?

As Joplin personal injury lawyers, we know that distracted drivers pose a serious threat to roadway safety, both here in Missouri and throughout the United States. According to the National Highway ...
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Hands-free isn't risk-free: New distracted driving study reveals dangers of hands-free devices

It's no secret that distracted driving is a common factor in many fatal auto accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), distracted driving contributes to more than 9 ...
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Distracted driving accidents caused by sneezing?

As Kansas City personal injury lawyers, we know that distraction is a contributing factor in many Missouri auto accidents. However, in certain crashes, the source of the driver's distraction comes ...
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Missouri in the minority when it comes to texting and driving laws

As our Columbia personal injury lawyers know, texting while driving is a key contributing factor in many serious car accidents. And yet, at present, Missouri is one of only six states that are holding ...
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Texting driver causes deadly rear-end collision; pedestrian fatally injured

Our southeast Missouri car accident lawyers know that texting and driving isn't just irresponsible - it can lead to deadly car accidents resulting in serious, life-threatening injuries. Recently, a ...
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Texting and driving continues to be a deadly combination in Missouri, nationwide

At any given moment during the day, an estimated 660,000 U.S. drivers are talking, texting, tweeting, or otherwise using their cell phones, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of ...
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New study identifies most common sources of distraction in fatal car accidents

A recent poll conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that, at any given moment, there are an estimated 660,000 distracted drivers on U.S. roads. What's more, ...
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Distraction remains a serious roadway safety issue in Missouri & nationwide

It's no secret that distracted drivers pose a serious threat to roadway safety. Federal research reveals that using a cell phone while driving (either handheld or hands-free) impairs a driver's ...
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Distracted driving dangers: Preventing distraction-related car accidents in Columbia and throughout Missouri

According to a recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, nine out of 10 U.S. drivers believe that distracted driving is a bigger problem now than it was a mere three years ago. ...
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Missouri teens more likely to wear seat belts, drive sober, but 1 in 3 admit to texting & driving

Car accidents are the leading cause of death among young people, both here in Missouri and throughout the United States. So, what factors place our young drivers at such an increased risk? The Centers ...
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"External distractions" contribute to Missouri car accidents

Most of us associate the term distracted driving with distractions inside a vehicle, like cell phones, food and drink, loud music, passengers and dropped objects. As our Cape Girardeau personal injury ...
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Distraction & Missouri car accidents: Facts and statistics for Kansas City drivers

Distracted drivers continue to be a serious threat to roadway safety in Kansas City and throughout the U.S. Despite numerous campaigns designed to raise awareness about the dangers of driving ...
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Impaired drivers, distracted drivers contribute to Kansas City car crashes

Recently, the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) released its 2011 Motor Vehicle Crashes - Overview. The NCSA, an office of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), ...
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"Webbing" and driving: New form of distraction creates threat to motorists in Joplin, MO & nationwide

It's no secret that cell phone use contributes to thousands of car accidents every year. Numerous safety campaigns have endeavored to raise awareness about the dangers of talking or texting while ...
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