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    • FedEx Says Self-Driving Trucks Are “Coming Faster than People Think”

      FedEx Says Self-Driving Trucks Are “Coming Faster than People Think”

      You don’t have to look hard to find online stories discussing the future of self-driving vehicles. Whether it’s marveling over Tesla’s first-to-market technology or debates as to liability in the event of a crash, there’s no shortage of news fodder […]

    • Rise In Pedestrian Fatalities Hits Close to Home

      Rise In Pedestrian Fatalities Hits Close to Home

      Since ushering in the New Year, 14 pedestrians have died on the streets of Memphis—more than half were the victims of hit-and-run. That puts the river city on a path to well over three dozen pedestrian deaths for 2017, which […]

    • Government Agencies Looking to Rev Up Motorcycle Awareness

      Government Agencies Looking to Rev Up Motorcycle Awareness

      Across the Nation, warmer spring weather always seems to bring two-wheel travelers out en masse—and, unfortunately, it usually means an increase in motorcycle accidents on our roadways. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, fatalities of motorcycle riders has risen an […]

    • Big Data Could Make Big Strides in Trucker Safety

      Big Data Could Make Big Strides in Trucker Safety

      No one denies that commercial trucking is big business, but more than a few seem to be slow on the uptake in acknowledging that an army of tractor-trailers continually traversing our nation can also cause some big problems. More traffic, […]

    • March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

      March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

      This past weekend, maybe you noticed a number of people wearing the color green. Saint Patrick’s Day, right? Think again… it could be in support of Brain Injury Awareness Month. That’s right; the month of March is when a number […]

    • Some Truckers Are Unsafe At Any Speed

      Some Truckers Are Unsafe At Any Speed

      On the morning of February 16, the driver of a tractor-trailer traveling on I-44 just outside of Springfield, Missouri failed to slow down for stopping traffic (due to a previous non-fatal accident) and struck the rear of another 18-wheeler—moments before […]

    • Congress Seeks to Ban Right to Sue for Corporate Wrongdoing

      Congress Seeks to Ban Right to Sue for Corporate Wrongdoing

      Responsibility and accountability—even for the powerful—are rooted into the core of our legal system. This country’s founders knew that a democracy needs a court system that empowers people to protect themselves by holding the powerful to account. That’s why the […]

    • Damage Cap Debate Introduced in D.C.

      Damage Cap Debate Introduced in D.C.

      Malpractice or damages caps are a recent controversy that has played out on a state level ever since the the first cap laws were enacted in the early part of this century. While more than 70 percent of states have […]

    • Is Mandatory DUI-Testing a Good Idea?

      Is Mandatory DUI-Testing a Good Idea?

      For a tight-knit community in Phoenix, Arizona, the answer is yes. So much so that friends and neighbors have marched outside the state capitol, submitted over 4,000 petition signatures, and implored their local congressmen to support what has become known […]

    • Survey Says Millennial Drivers Are Hazardous

      Survey Says Millennial Drivers Are Hazardous

      A new report conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says that 88 percent of drivers ages 19 to 24 years old engage in dangerous and risky behavior while driving, including texting while driving, running red lights, and speeding.  […]