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Driver playing Pokemon Go Crashes into police vehicle

Airbags, seat belts, rear view cameras and other amazing pieces of technology save lives every day and every year companies come out with new technologies to improve car safety. But, not every new technology improves safety. In the early 2000's it was cell phones, a few years after that it was texting, and now it is people playing Pokemon Go. A driver was not paying attention to the road because he was playing Pokemon Go on his phone which led to him crashing into a police vehicle.

Harley-Davidson Motorcycles under investigation for brake issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Harley-Davidson motorcycles that were sold between 2008 and 2011. The investigation specifically covers motorcycles that have the anti-lock braking system. Several riders have filed complaints with NHTSA claiming that their bikes failed to stop after they applied the brakes.

Soft tissue injuries caused by car accidents, part 2

Everyone is injured in a car accident. Cars are several thousand pounds and even at 30 mph, they move faster than most animals. The sheer velocity and mass of these vehicles ensures that the force that is transferred from the vehicle to your body will guarantee an injury. A previous post discussed the soft tissue injures that could result like contusions and bruises. This post will address the other common injuries from a car accident.

Soft Tissue Injuries Caused by Car Accidents, Part 1

Every day millions of Americans risk their health and their lives when they get into one ton vehicles that fling them along highways at incredible speeds protected only by a thin layer of metal and plastic ? cars. Cars are the primary mode of transportation in the United States and the revolutionized the world. They allowed anyone with a cheap car and gas money to go anywhere in the country. But they are also incredibly dangerous and many people do not appreciate the danger they are in every time they get behind the wheel.

Helpful Resources if You've Been in an Accident

Automobile accidents are some of the most devastating incidents that can occur. They rock our worlds. They turn everything upside down and inside out in the blink of an eye. If you have been victimized in an automobile accident, then you will need to have handy a list of car accident resources. These car accident resources will help you to survive during your difficult times following a Louisville automobile accident.

So You've Been in an Accident. What's Next?

The moments immediately following an auto accident are probably the most stressful moments in a person's life. Crashing into another vehicle is frightening no matter who is involved and how low the impact is. The only thing a person can do is try to stay calm and follow a several-point strategy that can bring him or her through the ordeal as safely and as sanely as possible. The following are five tips for what one should do directly following an auto accident:

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