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Voluntary Limits on Touchscreens in Cars

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CBS Denver reports that the United States Department of Transportation is seeking voluntary limits on how the use of touchscreens on built in devices in new cars. Many late model automobiles come with touchscreen sound systems, GPS units, and other devices built into the dash. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, along with National Highway Traffic Safety [...]

Tragic Car Wreck Kills Boy

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A tragic car wreck on I-70 between Silvethorne and the Eisenhower tunnel left one dead, according to 9 News. A child, an eleven year old boy, was thrown out of the back seat of a car and killed when the vehicle rolled. His father, who was driving the car, said that he told his son [...]

Automobile Manufacturers Are Trying To Make Driving Less Distracting

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9 News reports that a number of automobile manufacturers are trying to make driving less distracting in this age of technology. For example, Chevrolet announced that a couple of models, the Spark and Sonic, will feature a technology that will allow text to voice and voice to text translation for drivers with compatible iPhones. Chevrolet [...]

Propane Tanker Versus Geo Metro, Leaves One Man Dead

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Whether you refer to them at big rigs, semi’s or eighteen wheelers commercial vehicles are an important part of The United States. The US relies heavily on the trucking industry to bring goods and produce into the state and transport products produced in and out of state. It is not uncommon to see a large [...]

Same Driver Causes Another Fatal Crash | Seattle Aggressive Driving Accident Attorney

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According to the Seattle Times, the driver of an SUV that rear-ended a Hyundai Elantra on Lake City Way, killing both occupants of the smaller vehicle, had been involved in a fatal aggressive driving incident in 2009 as well. At that time, the Daniel Habeeb caused a fatal accident for which he was tried on [...]

Drunk Driver Leaves Scene of Seattle Car Crash That Injures Three Men

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King 5 News has reported that three men were seriously injured in a car crash on Rainier Ave. in the early morning hours of Saturday April 16, 2011. Officers arrived on the scene at about 2:50 a.m. and found three people lying in the middle of the road next to a Honda Civic that was extremely damaged. After some investigation, [...]

Lake Washington Floating Bridge “Nets” Two Boaters, Causing Injuries to Both

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According to a story in the News Tribune, two boaters were injured on March 22nd, 2011 when their 38-foot boat became wedged under the Washington State Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington. After being extracted by rescue crews, the couple was transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries. Seattle Harbor Patrol authorities are [...]

Questions and Answers about Accidents Involving Uninsured Seattle Motorists

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Q: While driving to work in Seattle, I was hit by a driver who doesn’t have insurance. I have been off work with a leg injury for the past two weeks. What can I do now? A: Immediately after any Seattle accident with injuries, call for police and medical help. Next, you should contact someone [...]

Unconscious Driver Hits 3 Pedestrians at Seattle’s Pike Place Market

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According to the Washington Post, a Seattle driver had a seizure behind the wheel and hit three pedestrians at the Pike Place Market in Seattle. This horrendous accident seriously injured two of the pedestrians, while the third victim managed to escape with only minor injuries. The Seattle pedestrian accident occurred just before noon on Thursday, [...]

Questions and Answers about Seattle Back Injury Accidents

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Q: My husband is unemployed, so he’s been working informally as a house painter. Last week he fell off a ladder at a customer’s house in Seattle and hurt his back. He’s resting at home, and I’m scared because he’s not covered under my insurance, yet the medical bills still keep coming. What can we [...]