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Archives: Dec 2013

Study Finds Disconnect Between Motorist Attitudes towards Speeding, Actions

According to a new study, most American motorists find speeding to be extremely destructive driving behavior, and believe that speed limits must be obeyed as a matter of law. However, many of them do not bother to act on their beliefs. The same study finds...

Professional Dog Walker Charged after Dog Bite

A four-year-old girl recently suffered serious leg injuries in a dog bite attack, caused by a dog that was in the care of a professional dog walker at the time. The incident occurred in Santa Monica, and the dog walker has already been charged in...

Driving Tips for the Holidays

Driving during the holidays comes with its own set of unique challenges. There are more numbers of motorists on the road, many of who are speeding, or driving under the influence of alcohol. There is also more traveling as preparations for Christmas get underway, and...

Stay Away from “Driving Selfies”

The Oxford Dictionaries recently announced that the word of the year for 2013 is “selfie.” The term is used to describe a photograph that has been taken by oneself, usually with a smart phone. Selfies are normally posted on social media websites. However, it is...

4 out of 5 College Students Admit to Texting

In spite of all federal efforts targeting young drivers and teen drivers about the dangers of texting while driving, these practices are widespread among these categories of drivers. According to new research, as many as four in five college students admit to texting while driving....

Most Police Dog Bite Victims Are Blacks, Latinos

According to a new report released recently, an overwhelming majority of police dog bite victims in Los Angeles County are blacks or Latinos.The report was released by the Police Assessment Resource Center, and claims that there are far too many victims of police dog bites...