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Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

July 10, 2019
Summertime is here, and many families are planning to head out on road trips to their favorite sunny destinations. Whether you’re camping, heading to the lake or going for a day trip, it’s important to make sure you are fully prepared before hitting the road. Attorney Mike White recently joined Alabama Live Host Tonya T... read more

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Fourth of July Weekend Driving Safety Tips

July 2, 2019
Fourth of July is almost here, and many people are looking forward to visiting friends and family for picnics, pool parties and firework celebrations. With more people on the road traveling, and an increased risk of drunk driving during the holiday, it’s important to take precautions to help ensure everyone has a happy an... read more

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House Approves Bill Requiring Seat Belts For All Vehicle Occupants

June 6, 2019
The Alabama House of Representatives recently passed a bill which requires all vehicle occupants to wear seat belts. This makes Alabama the 29th state to make seat belts mandatory for all car occupants in both the front and back seats. In an earlier blog, we reported that nearly half of car accident victims in Alabama [&hel... read more

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Lack of Seat Belts Cited in Nearly Half of Alabama’s Fatal Crashes

May 31, 2019
About half of all traffic fatalities recorded in Alabama involved those who were not wearing safety belts, according to a study from the University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety. The Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama analyzed crash data from 2018 to determine 366, nearly half, of ... read more

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Alabama House Passes Anti-Road Rage Bill

April 18, 2019
Recently, the Alabama House of Representatives voted on a bill that would ticket drivers who stay in the left lane on the interstates for more than a mile and a half without passing another vehicle. The goal of the bill is to reduce road rage. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Phillip Pettus who is […] Continue Reading

Did You Know A Car Accident Happens Nearly Every 200 Seconds in Alabama?

January 14, 2019
Attorney Jeff Hunter recently joined NBC 12’s Alabama Live host Tonya Terry to discuss how dangerous it is to drive in Alabama. Jeff explained that nearly every 200 seconds, an accident happens in Alabama. Unfortunately, that is an incredibly high amount of accidents that could have been prevented. You may also be surpris... read more

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Guilty of Not Completing This One Step That Could Save Your Life While Driving?

December 12, 2018
When you go on a drive, you typically check to make sure you have enough gas in the car, your engine is running correctly and you’re ready to go. But are you guilty of forgetting to do one of the simplest and most critically important actions that can save your life? There were nearly 600 […] Continue Reading

Save Your Life and Others, Don’t Drink & Drive Thanksgiving Eve

November 19, 2018
As an unofficial kickoff to the holiday season and celebration of an upcoming three-day weekend, many people partake in drinking at bars, restaurants and family and friends’ houses on Thanksgiving Eve. This tradition on the night before Thanksgiving has gained popularity in recent years, and is infamously known as “Blac... read more

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Don’t Downplay the Risks of Drowsy and Aggressive Driving

October 4, 2018
The University of Alabama Birmingham conducted research over the course of a year about the most dangerous driving risk factors. Among the main risk factors is the most common distracted driving example, texting and driving, and a less talked about distraction, driving with children. The study also cited aggressive driving ... read more

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Grants Awarded to Alabama Institutions in Effort to Reduce Traffic Accidents

September 20, 2018
Sizeable grants were recently awarded to important Alabama institutions in an effort to help reduce traffic-related injuries and fatalities and raise awareness about safe driving. Almost one-million dollars’ worth of grants were recently awarded to the Southeast Alabama Highway Traffic Safety Office. The office helps supp... read more

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