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Car-Free Streets, Signs, and Social Media: How Communities Are Promoting Pedestrian Safety

Sadly, pedestrian crashes remain a significant public safety issue in the USA. Indeed, a recent report out of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration suggests pedestrian fatalities rose by 3 percent between 2017 – 2018. On average, 6,200 American pedestrians will die in car crashes each year. Although governments are taking steps to improve walkability, …

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Should You Admit Fault In An Accident If You Were Partially At Fault?

There are approximately 16,000 motor vehicle accidents in the United States each day. At the time of a motor vehicle accident, the parties are often concerned with damage to their respective vehicles and if any personal injuries have been sustained. Once the initial shock of the accident itself wears off, the parties will sometimes engage …

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Should I Call My Car Insurance If The Accident Wasn’t My Fault?

Yes! After an accident, sometimes a party might suggest resolving the damages without going through their insurance companies. However, this is a big no-no. Most people are unaware that their insurance policy is actually a legal contract between them and their insurance carrier. One of the most important provisions of that policy states that if …

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