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The Speed Limit: History, Regulations and Enforcement

 December 10, 2011 In the majority of countries around the world, a driver does not have to go too far before seeing a sign indicating the speed limit. These signs indicate the maximum speed at which the legislative ..

The Three-Phase Traffic Theory

 December 10, 2011 Boris Kerner developed a traffic flow theory, known as the three-phase traffic theory, over the course of six years. He finalized the theory in 2002. Unlike classical theories, which are comprised of .

Traffic Congestion: Theories, Impact and Countermeasures

 December 10, 2011 When traffic slows due to increased usage by drivers, it is known as traffic congestion. This often occurs during what is known as “rush hour” traffic times; however, poor weather ..

The California Department of Motor Vehicles: Brief History and .

 December 09, 2011 The DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) in California is responsible for issuing licenses to all drivers in California. The Department of Motor Vehicles also issues license plates and registrations ..

Road Rage: History, Manifestations and Implications

 December 09, 2011 Angry or aggressive behavior acted out by a motorist is referred to as “road rage. ” The typical behavior includes yelling, verbal insults and threats, rude gestures and aggressive, ..

The Institute of Advanced Motorists: History, Mission and ..

 December 09, 2011 The United Kingdom is the home base for the Institute of Advanced Motorists, otherwise known as IAM. This charity based organization serves to improve the riding standards for drivers of automobiles ..

The Controversial Gas Tax: What Is It and How Does It Work

 November 24, 2011 The United States is one of the many countries in the world that extracts federal excise tax on gasoline. The decades-long policy was in danger of being placed on the chopping block after some ..

Cell Phones and Driving: Industry Research and Solutions to a ..

 November 24, 2011 Driving is a skill that requires all of your attention. Not only must a person be physically capable of performing the tasks involved with driving, but they also must remain cognitively aware. There ..

Medical Fitness to Drive: Safety Recommendations, Laws and ..

 November 24, 2011 The safety of our roads is important. Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States, which is an issue that needs to be addressed. One important issue that is a ..

The Story About Airbags: How Do They Work? Are They Safe?

 October 28, 2011 The idea of airbags has been around for awhile now. An airbag is essentially an inflatable bag of air that cushions the impact of an individual when involved in a crash. While seatbelts were formally .

Anti-Lock Braking System in Cars

 October 28, 2011 The anti-lock braking system of a car is what allows the tires on a car to continue the traction with the road while the driver steers and brakes. The system prevents the wheels from locking up or ..

Crumple Zones: What Are They and How Do They Work?

 October 22, 2011 Crumple zones. The name itself sounds like something you would never want to be associated with your car, especially when your car is in danger of colliding with something at some point during its ..

Risk Compensation and Accident Occurrence Rates

 October 22, 2011 Whenever debate arises over the compulsory wearing of seat belts, the opposition can be heard citing evidences of risk compensation. What is risk compensation and what role does it play in the Seat ..

Car Accidents And Car Accident Lawyers

 April 16, 2011 Car accidents and car accident injuries are certainly somewhat part of our modern living, they can happen to you at anytime when you list expect. Most car accidents often affect the cars rather than ..

Most Common Personal Injury Claims

 March 30, 2010 If you’ve ever been hurt or injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault you will know how unfair and unjust it feels. Taking time off work, missing out on your favourite things and the ..

Ways to avoid an accident at work

 July 23, 2009 Accidents in the workplace can be costly, both to the employee who may have to take time off work and the employer who could be liable for compensation charges. There are many ways in which you as a ..

A Brief History of Car Insurance

 July 10, 2009 When you buy a car, you need to get insurance for it. It’s as simple as that. You would be breaking the law if you didn’t and yet no one ever really thinks about a time when there was no ..

How to Go About Making a Personal Injury Claim

 December 17, 2008 There are parameters that have to be observed for an incident to qualify as personal injury. An incident must be due to the negligence, carelessness, recklessness, or deliberate actions of another. ..

Bicycle Accidents

 December 13, 2008 Accidents can occur at anytime, anywhere.   Car accidents, pedestrian accidents, cooking accidents, sports accidents, electric accidents-dangers lie everywhere intrinsically.   As a result, people ..

Hit and Run Accidents

 October 05, 2008 Hit and run accidents are serious crimes.   As it is defined on one website, hit and run accidents are “the crime of colliding [a car] with a person, their personal property (including their ..

How to Avoid Puppy Accidents

 September 29, 2008 Just like a newborn baby your puppy will need your constant attention and care. One of the most important challenges that you are going to face is housebreaking your new pet. Making your puppy ..

No Place For Old Men

 September 22, 2008 We old men are limited in some ways. There are some places we have to stay away from just like in the novel and movie, No Place for Old Men. Here they are: The Refrigerator This is a dangerous place, .

Car Accidents

 September 14, 2008 A motorist owes a “duty of care" to other road users. This means he/she should not hurt other people, whether other drivers, passengers (including passengers in his/her own vehicle), ..

They Laughed When I Told Them I'm Using a Solo Practitioner

 September 13, 2008 A former client of mine related this story to me recently. It was only after I had settled her case did she tell me what her friends said shortly after she told them she hired a solo practitioner for .

Car Accidents - 12 Key Deposition Techniques in a Car Accident .

 September 11, 2008 Here are 12 key tips to help you question a defendant in a car accident case: 1. Were you taking any medication or non-prescription drugs on the day of the accident? You want to know whether the ..

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