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Rhode Island Hands-free Cell Phone Law Does Not Eliminate Distracted Driving Risks

Starting this month, Rhode Island drivers can be pulled over and fined $100 if seen with a mobile phone to their ear while behind the wheel. The state's hands-free driving law went into effect on June 1st. Providence Journal reports the law, which passed last year, is aimed at reducing the increasing number of fatal collisions...

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Safe Driving Tips for Avoiding Providence Traffic Collisions

There are many reasons why all Providence drivers should accept personal responsibility for enacting safe driving habits. In the most drastic cases, it can help drivers avoid criminal charges for traffic-related deaths, impaired driving, and other vehicular crimes. It can also help drivers avoid administrative consequences, such as points added their insurance policies or fines...

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Providence Patients Can Be Protected From Misdiagnoses

Diagnostic errors (misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose) injure many patients across the United States every year. These errors can result in hospitalization, surgery, paralysis, or even death. They cause victims and families to incur medical expenses in the face of lost wages, while also missing out on the relationships and activities of daily life. It...

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Providence Parking Lot Injury Risks Increase in Winter

Winter increases the risk of injuries and accidents in parking lots. But the truth of the matter is that parking lots are dangerous year-round. Anywhere motorists and pedestrians mix increases accident risks, and that's never more true than in parking lots, where vehicles are often backing out of spots, visibility is often reduced, and basic...

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Self-Driving Technology & Risks of Providence Traffic Collisions

When it comes to the future of motorist safety, the contest will not be man versus machine. Most safety advocates are already in agreement: machines win. Those injured in Providence find most commonly that human error is to blame. Many motorists assume self-driving auto technology is years away. They are wrong. Self-driving cars have already been...

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Providence Road Debris Endangers All Residents

Simple acts of littering can have fatal consequences. Traffic accidents caused by road debris kill hundreds of victims every year. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that 500 victims were killed in accidents caused by road debris across the United States between 2011 and 2014. Littering and improperly secured cargo have very real consequences...

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Providence Seniors More Likely to Cause a Car Accident After Sustaining a Fall

Older drivers are in the sympathetic situation of not always being able to identify the physical changes which impact their ability to drive. Nonetheless, accidents are dangerous for everyone on the road, and it is important that negligent drivers be held accountable for injuries they cause. If you or a loved one has been injured...

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