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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Forget the Stats: Female Drivers are at much as Risk as Males

Drivers with tow companies see it all. There are a lot of stories they can tell you, but one that might surprise you is that female drivers and male drivers are equally at risk of being in an accident. Some of you More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Flat Tire? Who to Call and What to Do

Many people love going on a road trip every now and again. Once you get your friends or family in the car and everyone is packed in and ready to go, it’s time to set out on your adventure. Backseat chatter of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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The Liability Side Of The Future Of Transporation

If you’re a victim in a car accident, you may wonder if you should hire a lawyer to help you pay for your personal injuries or damage to your car. In some cases, it’s obvious that you deserve compensation because More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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What Do You Pay For in Expert Vintage Inspection?

Vintage vehicles have a knack that is irreplaceable making the car highly sought after by its lovers. If you are a lover of vintage cars then you know that getting one in good condition can be tricky and the inspection More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Risky Business: Driving on Little Sleep Is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

photo/ sandid via pixabay Scientists have known for years that sleep deprivation progressively affects the same areas of the brain that drinking alcohol does. A recent study found that if you get less than the recommended More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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A New Approach to Pedestrian Safety in the Age of Smartphones

A German city is making a major infrastructure change to accommodate pedestrians who are more likely to be staring at cellphones than looking ahead as they walk city streets. The City of Augsburg is embedding new More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Pokemon Go Blamed for Alarming Number of Roadway Accidents

Since its emergence on the scene this past summer, millions of players have endeavored to “catch ’em all” while playing the addictive augmented reality game Pokemon Go. While enthusiasts both young and More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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How Does the Move Over Law Affect Tow Truck Drivers?

What is the Move Over law? Some of us may not have even heard of it, or simply don’t understand the specifics. While it might not seem terribly important upon first glance, this law actually has the power More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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A Guide to Choosing Construction Rental Companies

There are a lot of companies out there where you can rent equipment to be used for construction. They have high quality vehicles and also have operators that you can hire. However, it does not mean that you can More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Caring for your car saves money

If you look after your car properly, you’ll be less likely to be hit with hefty repair bills in the future. Find out why your car’s service manual is your best friend and about general tips on servicing and More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Pedestrians With a Plan: Ways to Avoid Being Hit by a Vehicle

Today’s society moves faster than a teenager can send a text.  While faster and better technology offers many benefits, having your head down in your smartphone can create more accidents, especially when walking More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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Legal Assistance in Road Transport Cases

There are different road transport laws depending on where you are situated. Flaunting transport laws can subject you to serious penalties and even a jail sentence. If you are a business owner, the damage that More...

By Guest Author On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Slippery Roads: SUV Driving Safety Strategies for Winter Weather

Even an SUV with all-wheel drive can be overcome by dangerous road conditions. If you drive in wet or snowy conditions, here’s what you need to know. It could save your life. You’re Not Superman Many people More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Understanding the Insurance Consequences of Being Charged with a DUI

If you have been charged and convicted of a DIU and your license has been reinstated, the DMV will likely tell you that you need an SR22. Commonly referred to as ‘SR22 insurance’, it is actually a form that More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Addressing the Myths about Electric Bikes

Have you heard about electric bikes? If so, what exactly have you heard? It is likely that you have been told certain things that are myths, a few half-truths and perhaps even one or two flat out lies. It is really More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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‘Heroic’ Florida man, Maurice Harris, killed by truck after shielding two daughters from crash

While details are not fully known, the tragic death of a Tampa man as rocked the community. Maurice Harris was walking with his daughters when a bizarre accident resulted in a truck hitting a van and ultimately More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Road Accident Prevention: Should We Rely on Technology to Save Lives?

Driver fatigue plays a part in up to 7,500 fatal motor vehicle accidents every year in the U.S. and it’s estimated that it’s involved in at least 25 percent of all fatal collisions of this type. This, according More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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On the Move: Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety in the City

While New York is a vast city, its boroughs are compact and well-designed from the point of view of easy access to every essential. Unlike other cities, residents can get a lot done simply riding their bicycles More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Head’s Up: Ways to Take a Walk Without Taking Your Life

There are many hazards for pedestrians in urban areas, and even in the suburbs. Here are just a few of the many dangers they face, and some tips to keep you safe from injury, or even death. The Statistics In 2012 More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Police Driving and Safety

Although police are recognized as contributing to the safety of society, at times they can seem to be more of a nuisance than a benefit. Nowhere is this more true than when you see a cop driving in a way that seems More...


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