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Nov 20, 2018

Ridesharing Services – Are They Actually Increasing Accident Rates?

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The use of ridesharing services has swept across the nation in recent years with Uber and Lyft as two of the major players in the industry. All that is required to use these services is an easily downloadable application, your credit card information, and a simple request for a ride at any time. While there are certainly significant [...]

Oct 9, 2018

Self-Driving Vehicles to Deliver Groceries in Oklahoma City Soon

By |October 9th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Venturebeat reported recently that Udelv, a startup self-driving vehicle company, is teaming with two other companies to provide food to and from local supermarkets. The other investors are Esperanza Real Estate Investments and Narnia Road. The partnerships plan to have operate 10 of these autonomous vans by the end of 2019. The first van will be ready in [...]

Sep 11, 2018

Deaths Due Red Light Running on the Rise

By |September 11th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Every day, pedestrians, vehicles, and bicyclists cross intersections on busy city streets in Oklahoma City and across the nation. As a result, some of the most dangerous locations for crashes to occur are at these very intersections where a traffic light is typically installed to control the flow of traffic. One of the most common types of accidents [...]

Aug 21, 2018

Major Indicators That a Car Accident Victim’s Life is in Danger

By |August 21st, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Every car crash is serious. After all, we refer to minor crashes as “fender benders,” yet the impact is enough to bend a fender. While not all car accident victims will sustain injuries, many do – and those injuries can be life-threatening. Getting proper care as quickly as possible can be the difference between healing and sustaining life-altering [...]

Jul 10, 2018

CPSC Warns Riders to Keep ATVs Off Paved Roads

By |July 10th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Summer is in full swing, with dozens of outdoor activities waiting for us. For many of the adventurous in Oklahoma, that means ATV riding. Going out on an all-terrain vehicle can be lots of fun, but it's important to avoid an accident and injuries. The U.S. Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently released a public service announcement about the [...]

Mar 2, 2018

Opioid-Related Car Crashes See a Seven-fold Increase

By |March 2nd, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

A CBS News story reports that prescriptions for OxyContin (oxycodone), Vicoprofen (hydrocodone) and morphine have quadrupled from 76 million in 1991 to nearly 300 million in 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that opioids killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, which is more than any year on record. One of the side-effects of [...]

Sep 15, 2014

Texting And Driving: A Deadly Combination

By |September 15th, 2014|Auto Accidents, Legal Matters|0 Comments

Texting while driving is the top nationwide cause of teen road deaths in the United States. Most states ban all texting while driving. Oklahoma is among a small minority of states that have less restrictive bans. Impact of texting Researchers at Virginia Tech found that texting while driving virtually doubles the risk of crashes.  This is because texting drivers take their [...]

May 3, 2013

Asleep at the Wheel — No Joke

By |May 3rd, 2013|Auto Accidents, Legal Matters|0 Comments

Accident attorneys in Oklahoma City cite the most common reasons for serious truck and other motor vehicle accidents in our state: Failure to follow the rules of the road Violation of state or federal safety regulations Poor maintenance of vehicle Defective parts in vehicle Fatigue Drivers of any kind of vehicle are plagued with fatigue when they do [...]

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