On June 7th, the US Department of Transportation released it's Blueprint For Ending Distracted Driving campaign. The blueprint builds on the national momentum that has been spearheaded for the last three years and outlines steps everyone can take, including:
- Encouraging the remaining 11 states without distracted driving laws to enact and enforce this critical legislation;
Challenging the auto industry to adopt new and future guidelines that reduce the potential for distractions on devices built...
I read an article about a Galveston,TX couple that were killed by a drunk driver as they walked their dog on April 27, 2012. Now on the same page I happened to glance to my right and read an advertisment for DWI lawyers. I dare you to read this and tell me how does this make you feel?
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With warmer weather approaching and summer time nearing, Galveston,TX will experience an influx of patorns heading down to the seawall for fun, sun and surf. But tourist and natives must be on the look out for drunk drivers.
A Galveston man faces felony drunk driving charges after authorities say the car he was driving fatally struck two men and their dog Wednesday evening as they were walking on the Seawall.
Matthew Shelton, 27, of Galveston, has been charged with two counts of intoxication...Read More »
Florida school districts can benefit greatly from our Florida approved traffic school. As parents, we want to make sure we choose the best doctors, the greatest schools but we don't think about the other areas of our children's life that are affected by people, like their school bus driver. We should be rallying our school boards to ensure the driver safety knowledge of the school bus operator.
The news story below is eye opening and heart breaking at the same time.Read More »
To all of you ticket prone, left lane driving, gear heads, Chevy has an announcement to make. Happy 60th Birthday Corvette!! They have unveiled the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition – the fastest, most capable convertible in Corvette's history – as well as a 60th Anniversary Package that will be available on all 2013 Corvette models. The 60th Anniversary Package and 427 Convertible will make their public debut at the Barrett Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on...Read More »
Hollywood's Mayor Peter Bober didn't pay a fine, go to traffic school or have any points added to his driver's license for allegedly traveling 20 miles over the speed limit on Hollywood Boulevard in December. His speeding ticket was dismissed last month due to "a technical deficiency," said Andrew Coffey, Bober's attorney.
"This happens all the time," Coffey said. "This is exactly why you hire an attorney."
Bober was detected via radar in his 2009 BMW.
Now for those of us who aren't privileged...Read More »
In El Paso, Texas, there is a sure fire way to get approved for ticket dismissal for distracted driving: get a bumper sticker. Motorists who are cited for the first time for texting or talking on cell phones may now have their case dismissed only if they put a red and black "No Talking, No Texting" bumper sticker on their car.
The initiative, in the form of a city resolution, was presented to the City Council on Tuesday as part of a new No Talking-No Texting campaign being put together by...Read More »
I stumbled across this article today and was left in awe. According to The Monitor, Hidalgo Municipal Court Judge William C. Romo has been passing out ticket dismissals under the table. In March 2011, Hidalgo police stopped an 18-year-old high school student for speeding — again.Officers knew him well. Since February 2010, police had stopped the student for speeding, ignoring stop signs and disregarding a red light. But despite racking up seven traffic tickets. Mauricio Cepeda hadn’t paid a...Read More »
Watch out for Peter Cottontail and his entourage of Easter Egg hunters this weekend. Always drive more carefully near schools, playgrounds, and parks because children may suddenly dart into the street. Be prepared for children crossing the street. Drive with extreme caution around these areas. You must never drive faster than is safe for the prevailing conditions, regardless of the posted speed limit. High speed increases the distance you need to bring your vehicle to a complete stop. The...Read More »
According to the Tennessee Code Annotated, automobile insurance providers are required to offer premium discounts for drivers 55 and older that take a state approved driver safety motor vehicle accident prevention course. Under Tennessee code Title 56, Chapter 7, Part 11 "The rates and premiums for every policy of automobile insurance shall include a provision for appropriate reductions, as determined by the insurer to be actuarially justified, for any motor vehicle when the regular operators...Read More »