Car Safety News

Personal Injury News Roundup – May 20, 2016

Welcome to Hancock Injury Attorneys’ weekly collection of news stories related to car safety news and personal injury news. This week we have five stories covering local, national and international news that we think are worth it for you to read. Here are our short summaries: Man Awarded $1.6 Million in Supermarket Slip and Fall
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self-driving cars

Self-Driving Cars From Google and FCA

Self-Driving Cars might hit the road closer than we think. Self-driving cars have been found to have more cons than pros currently, which you can read about by clicking here. That’s a reason why two giants in their respective industries are partnering up to collaborate on creating self-driving minivans. Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are
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Car Safety News

Personal Injury News Roundup

Welcome to Hancock Injury Attorneys’ weekly collection of news stories related to car safety and personal injury news. This week we have five relevant stories from around the web that we think are worth it for you to read. Here are our short summaries: Myths About Motorcycle Safety May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month so
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motorcycle helmets

Motorcycle Helmets Can Save Your Life

May is motorcycle awareness month, and our goal is to educate motorcyclists and drivers on how to share the road. The amount of fatalities from motorcycle accidents are showing to be decreasing. This is good thing, but much more needs to be done. In 2014 there were 4,586 motorcyclists killed in crashes and 88,000 injured.
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2016 Headlight Ratings Show Dim Results

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted their first headlight ratings evaluation and the results didn’t shine. Out of thirty-one 2016 midsize cars tested, only one the Toyota Prius v, earned a “good” rating. Eleven models earned an “acceptable” rating, nine had a “marginal” rating and ten earned a “poor” rating. The ratings were given
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Automatic Emergency Braking

The New Standard: Automatic Emergency Braking

Last month, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety made a major announcement. Twenty automakers which represent 99% of the U.S. auto market are to make automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems the standard on almost all cars by September of 2022. This technology is so important
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2016 Top Safety Pick Awards

When choosing a new car, there are multiple facets to consider. However, one of the most important things to consider, if not the most important is the vehicle’s safety. Luckily for buyers in the market, dozens of 2016 models from compact cars to trucks and SUVs earned “Top Safety Pick” awards from the Insurance Institute
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Drone Injuries

The Danger That Could Be Right Above Your Head

When you think of something flying right above your head, most people instantly think of birds. But, there is a new threat in the sky that is even worse than getting hit by fly-by bird waste, imagine getting hit by the propeller of a high speed drone. Not too long ago, drones were considered something
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Dangerous Dale Mabry Intersections

North Tampa’s Most Dangerous Intersections 2016

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has an extremely useful resource on their website. It shows drivers what the most dangerous Tampa intersections are for a specific month. Many intersections stay the same on the list, but there are always a few that are added or taken off depending on the month. The map below shows 13 of
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