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September 2014 Archives

Technology could allow officers to better enforce distracted driving laws

Distracted driving is, as readers know, a growing concern for highway safety advocates. As we mentioned in our last post, growing use of cell phone technology is not helping the matter, as drivers are increasingly drawn into their devices when they really should be paying attention to the road.

Could new cell phone technology lead to more roadway distraction?

Apple has made a name for itself in the world of technology, anticipating the desires of consumers and developing products which respond to consumer needs and trends. Much of this has been positive, but not all of it. With Apple’s recent announcement of the new Watch and iPhone with a larger screen size, some motor vehicle safety advocates are concerned that the already challenging problem of distracted driving may become even more of a challenge.

Hit-and-run accident takes a life in West Virginia

The West Virginia State Police have made an arrest in connection with a deadly accident in which a 15-year-old boy was struck and killed while riding his bicycle. The man is from Calhoun County, though the accident, which took place on September 8, 2014, happened in Wood County.

Brain injuries can have life-altering, long-term effects

Suffering from a brain injury is something that can affect every aspect of a person's life. Whether you or someone you love has suffered from a brain injury, it is important to understand some basics about this type of injury so that you can fully understand the impact. For readers in West Virginia, these points might also be important if you decide to seek compensation from the responsible party.