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Distracted Driving: Dangers of Snapchat

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Statistics show that distracted driving incidents have increased significantly in recent years. For instance, between the years 2014 and 2015, fatalities resulting from distracted driving increased by 8.8 percent. Does Snapchat, a seemingly harmless, popular app among teens, play a role in encouraging distracted driving? In 2016, a reckless driver accelerating to a speed of 115 mph lost

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When is the Speed Limit Not the Speed Limit?

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“But officer, I was going the posted speed limit!” Famous last words! Very often defendants in car crash cases will claim they are not liable for injuries because they were going the posted speed limit. However, the posted speed limit may or may not be the safe speed for the conditions. In other words, when

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Issued a Ticket, but Liable for Crash Victim’s Injuries?

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One recent weekend in September, Virginia State Police issued more than 1,000 (one thousand) tickets to drivers along 870 miles of Interstates 81, 95, 85 and 64.  Drivers were cited for such charges as speeding, reckless driving, drunken driving, and drug and other felony charges. What happens if one of these drivers had been involved

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