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Should Driving While Eating Be Prohibited?

July 17, 2013

Currently there is not a nationwide law that prohibits eating while driving. Anyone can drive and eat, but if an accident occurs then the driver can face negligence charges. There are a number of accidents every year that are the result of carelessness while driving. The question remains, should driving while eating be prohibited? Why […]

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High profile speeding cases

July 4, 2013

There’s always been a link between the rich and famous and fast cars. But every now and again their need-for-speed will end up landing them in trouble. Here are ten cases of well known stars of stage, screen and sport who have flouted speeding laws and the punishment that was dished out to them. Katie […]

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Cause for Car Accidents: Deadly Snooze

June 17, 2013

John and Penny, with their two children ages 6 months and 4 years old, started their “summer vacation” by packing up the car and heading west to family reunion right after John returned home from work.  The couple decided to leave right after work so their children would sleep in the car, hopefully through the night.  By […]

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The Costs of Drink Driving

May 30, 2013

With the summer months approaching and warm weather finally upon us, specialist motoring law solicitor Steve Roberts, of Richard Nelson LLP, looks in this guest post at the costs of a conviction for drink driving. Drinking and driving can cost lives but the financial consequence of a conviction is always a huge price to pay […]

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Marijuana Use and Car Accidents

May 27, 2013

Operating a vehicle under the influence of any drug can be extremely dangerous not only for the driver, but for everyone else on the road with that driver. Although a recent study highlighted that some teenagers don’t feel that marijuana impairs their ability to drive, accidents from marijuana users can be fatal. Most teenagers smoking […]

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10 Commonly Broken Driving Laws

April 25, 2013

This is a guest post by Chris Turberville-Tully, who works with HR Owen, a luxury car dealership in England. Think you’ve seen all the stunts and commonly broken laws on the road? Just be the passenger when a prospective client is test driving one of your cars. You’ll change your mind! When it comes to […]

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Do You Know the Consequences of Texting and Driving?

April 19, 2013

Do You Know the Consequences of Texting and Driving? (U. S. Law and generally) Distracted driving has been a front burner issue for most legislatures across the United States during the past three years, largely based on the increasing accidents that involve texting. Even using a cell phone while driving is dangerous in many situations, […]

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UK Speeding Offences – Do You Know Your Limits?

April 18, 2013

We’ve all done it – edged over the speed limit on the motorway – sometimes intentionally, yet other times without realising during a long journey. Although the UK has more than enough road signs, we still are unsure of the exact speed limits when unprompted. Common sense usually kicks in with most cases, but it […]

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How a Motoring Solicitor Can Help

April 3, 2013

With more fixed, mobile and average speed cameras than ever, more advanced technology such as automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) and better trained road traffic officers then chances of facing a motoring conviction get higher year on year. It’s even possible to pick up a number of speeding fines in one trip and with only […]

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M6 and M42 Speed Cameras: An Opportunity To Re-open Your Case

April 2, 2013

So – you’ve been convicted of speeding on the M6 or M42? For motorists who have been convicted of speed offences on the M42 or M6 (prior to 27th November 2013 – this year), may now have the opportunity to re-open your case due to the variable speed limit signage   What does this mean […]

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