Graduated Driver Licensing Could Save 2000 Lives Each Year

By CAMlawCar Accidents

Recently, the Allstate Foundation License to Save Report revealed that Graduated Driver Licensing laws could be the solution to car accidents caused by teenage drivers. According to the report’s findings, if all 50 states adopted GDL laws, 2000 lives and $13.6 billion could be saved per year. GDL laws would vary from state to state, but most would include some …

Tougher Teen Driving Laws

By CAMlawCar Accidents

It is a rite of passage for many, an acceptance ticket into adulthood. Receiving your driver’s license is a very big deal, no question about it. However, the debate continues; how safe are these new drivers on the road? Some argue that once a driver’s license is awarded, that person is considered a capable and competent driver. Others feel that …

Pedestrian Injuries Increase in 2010

By CAMlawPedestrian Accidents

The recently released report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration brought good news to many; road deaths in general fell significantly as motor vehicle crashes became less frequent. However, even in light of recent data, one form of transportation is still becoming more and more dangerous: walking. The report showed that pedestrian injuries from car crashes has jumped 4.2% …

Safe Driving During the Holidays

By CAMlawCar Accidents

Though the holiday season brings the joys of family, celebration and traditions, it also comes with a few downsides. For many the holidays mean extra traveling which can unfortunately result in risky driving conditions. If you travel during the holidays, here are some important safety tips: Always follow the speed limit. The temptation to go a little faster is particularly …

UT Professor Publishes Groundbreaking Research on Intersections

By CAMlawCar Accidents

This month, a University of Texas engineering professor and some of his student researchers will travel to Washington D.C. to present their report on traffic hazards to the National Transportation Research Board Meeting. Their research could significantly affect public policy regarding transportation safety. About 40% of vehicle accidents occur in an intersection, so much of the report is dedicated to …