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  • Statewide Spotlight Broadly Focused on Drunk Drivers

    December 07, 2010

    Obviously, driving drunk in New Jersey is never a good thing, either for the driver’s prospects or for those on the road who are anywhere near him or her. Motorists who drink and drive will be targeted even more closely than usual from this week into January, with the state having just kicked off its […]

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  • Motorcycle Safety, Fatalities and Trends in New Jersey

    December 02, 2010

    New Jersey is in a distinct minority of states that require both motorcycle drivers and their passengers to wear helmets. The comparative stringency seems to be paying off, with far fewer fatal motorcycle crashes occurring in the state last year than in 2008. Last year, 68 people died in motorcycle accidents, compared to 82 the […]

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  • Car Rental Recall/Repair Practices under Scrutiny

    November 30, 2010

    Rental cars are often viewed as being among the safest vehicles on the road, given their generally low mileage and the perception of many people that they are regularly – even scrupulously – maintained. That view is being questioned and currently under strong challenge by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which says that […]

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  • N.J. Universities, FDA Respond Forcefully in Four Loko Matter

    November 24, 2010

    The news concerning Four Loko and other manufacturers of alcohol energy drinks is fast and furious, both at the federal level and – as regards states – especially in New Jersey. We provided readers with information on the controversy swirling around these caffeine-heavy alcoholic drinks in a recent car accident post. As we related, there […]

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  • Forensic Meteorology: An Investigative Legal Tool

    November 22, 2010

    Solving murders, establishing fault in car accidents, proving negligence in premises liability matters and otherwise being a valued member of an investigating team is probably not what most aspiring meteorologists think about when they first head off to weather school. Forensic meteorology is, well, hot these days, though, and a few practiced meteorologists are plying […]

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  • NHTSA May Change Standard for Vehicle Seat Back Strength

    November 18, 2010

    A car’s front seat collapsing backwards and hurtling its occupant with startling speed into the body of a backseat passenger is not what customarily comes to mind when the topic of car accidents comes up. Motor vehicle engineering experts want it more widely known that this is happening with sufficient regularity to seriously injure a […]

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  • N.J. Students Deemed at Risk from Four Loko Alcohol Energy Drink

    November 16, 2010

    Twelve-percent alcohol and 135 milligrams of coffee packed into a 23.5-ounce can is what constitutes Four Loko, an obviously potent brew that has recently enamored a number of college students across the country looking to party. Unfortunately, a byproduct of the beverage for many people is an underestimation of how high they are getting, and […]

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  • Overly Tired Drivers Can be as Dangerous as Drunk Drivers

    November 11, 2010

    As if there isn’t already enough to worry about while driving on New Jersey’s busy and congested roads, consider the following, as related by writers Jon Hilkevitch and Serena Maria Daniels in the Los Angeles Times. They note that, “If that driver in the next car isn’t speeding, intoxicated or distracted by texting or talking […]

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  • Amended Law: Clear Ice and Snow from Vehicle Before Driving

    November 09, 2010

    State law enforcement and transportation officials are serving up multiple reminders to New Jersey motorists regarding the upcoming winter season and their new responsibilities as motorists throughout the upcoming months. Specifically, they are noting the recently amended state law that places greater exactions than before on drivers that venture out in inclement weather. In previous […]

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  • Routes 4, 17, 23, 46 Heavy Contributors in North Jersey Crashes

    November 04, 2010

    “When you’ve got high volume, you’ve got trouble,” says Paramus Deputy Police Chief James Sheehan in referring to the congested and dangerous driving conditions to which many North Jersey motorists are routinely subjected. Sheehan’s view is certainly backed up by statistics kept by the Department of Transportation concerning car and other motor vehicle accidents. The […]

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