Personal Injury News of the Week – July 22, 2016
There is a SEVERE Lack in Boating Safety Knowledge
When you type “Boating Accident” into Google search, countless stories come up, that unfortunately happened all in the past month. From this search it is simple to see that boating accidents are way too common and a lot of them could stem from a simple lack in boating safety knowledge.
Road Rage Rising: What is its effect on Car Accidents?
Road Rage is continuing to rise amongst US drivers according to a recent study conducted by AAA. According to the study, four out of every five drivers admit to driving angry or aggressively at one time or another. The study also estimated that over half of drivers, 104 million, tailgate other cars on purpose. This practice can easily cause a car accident that Attorney Mike Hancock can most likely settle easily due to the reckless driving of the defendant.
Tesla Autopilot Prevents Pedestrian Accident
A Tesla owner in New York had his car in autopilot mode when he heard a siren nearby. While distracted by the siren, trying to figure out where it was coming from, a pedestrian entered the middle of the road. Before he himself had time to react, his Tesla beeped and then hit the brakes itself, stopping just a few inches from the pedestrian. According to Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, this incident was confirmed via the car’s logs.
The Problem with Self-Driving Cars: Us
Research says that the human brain is at fault when it comes to accidents in self-driving cars. Experts say automakers can’t make the assumption that humans will step in if the self-driving system fails because people have a difficult time keeping their brains focused on tasks that rarely fail.
How Your Body Should Look To Survive a ‘Catastrophic’ Car Crash
This is Graham. Graham is the new safety ambassador who is designed to survive a car crash. Graham was created by Melbourne sculptor Patricia Piccinini with the help of trauma surgeon Christian Kenfield, and road safety engineer David Logan. Read more about why Graham is able to survive a horrific car crash.