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Atlanta Grapples With Growing E-Scooter Fatalities

With four confirmed deaths in 2019, Atlanta is now the nation’s most dangerous city for rentable e-scooters. Road safety advocates hope these sobering figures will lead to improved safety infrastructure throughout Georgia’s capital. The first of these fatalities occurred in May when an SUV allegedly hit a young e-scooter rider near the West Lake MARTA […]

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Washington State Enacts E-DUI Against Driving With Hand-Held Devices

Officials in Washington state are getting ready to enforce a law aimed at people who use their hand-held devices while driving. Called the Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act (E-DUI), this law will increase the penalties and scope of earlier bans on hand-held devices in vehicles. Anyone caught taking pictures, talking with a mobile […]

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How LA Is Working To Cut Traffic Fatalities By 20 Percent This Year

In order to address Los Angeles’ high number of traffic fatalities, the Department of Transportation (LADOT) has teamed up with the global road safety group known as Vision Zero. LA authorities hope that this project will reduce the number of traffic fatalities by 20 percent in 2017.This will undoubtedly reduce the number of personal injury, […]

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Washington State Seeking Tougher Penalties For Distracted Driving

If you’re a social media addict, you may face steeper penalties for checking your Instagram in Washington State later this year. That’s because both Republican Senator Ann Rivers and Democratic State Representative Jessyn Farrell have just finished a new draft of a bill they call the “Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act.” Both Farrell […]