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31 Oct, 2012

Passing Semi Trucks Safely

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Drivers Education classes provide young drivers scant instruction on how to safely pass semi-trailers. This is alarming since crashes with 18 wheelers frequently result in very severe injury or death. And, perhaps surprisingly, most semi-truck accidents…

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02 Oct, 2012

Teen Killed By Driver Having a Seizure

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Driving is a privilege, not a right. Most of the general public is aware of the hazards of drinking and driving, distracted driving, and reckless driving. Few are aware of other hazardous driving behaviors such as driving with a hazardous medical condition.…

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01 Oct, 2012

October is Bullying Awareness Month

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Consumer Alerts

“Stomp Out Bullying” is a national organization which began its campaign to increase awareness of bullying in October of 2007. Years ago, bullying was considered a rite of passage, and kids were told “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will…

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14 Sep, 2012

Bike Safely during Bike Commute Month

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Every September the Bicycle Transportation Alliance hosts the Bike Commute Challenge to encourage bike commuting. Biking to work is a healthy and environmentally friendly alternative to driving, but it is not always the safest. Portland, Oregon claims…

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27 Aug, 2012

Teen Driving Risk and Responsibility

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

As the school year begins, many high school teenagers eagerly anticipate taking Drivers Education. Learning to drive and obtaining a driver’s license is a rite of passage for many fifteen and sixteen year olds. Motor vehicle accidents are the second leading…

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14 Aug, 2012

Heat and Kids in Cars, a Deadly Combo

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash vehicle related deaths for children under 14. For the week of August 1 -7, eight children died from heatstroke while left in hot vehicles. According…

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31 May, 2012

Teen Auto Accident Fatality Risk & Oregon law

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Motorists have long known that teens driving with a teen passenger face an increased risk of a fatal auto crash. A new study released by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in May 2012 specifically quantifies the relationship between the number of and ages…

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24 May, 2012

Auto Injury Risk Memorial Day Weekend Highest

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

A study just released by the National Coalition for Safer Roads suggests that Memorial Day weekend may be the most dangerous holiday weekend of all. Why? David Kelly of who heads the coalition believes travelers at summer’s start are simply extremely…

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