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Pedestrian Deaths Reach Highest Level in Decades

Last year was the worst year for pedestrian accident fatalities nationwide in more than four decades, according to a recent annual traffic safety study conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). "Every day, 20 people go for a walk and do not return home," Jonathan Adkins, GHSA chief executive officer, said in an interview...

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Portland Sets Ambitious Goal to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2045

Learn what's being done to help prevent serious and fatal car accidents. Public safety officials in Portland, Maine, hope to eliminate all car accident fatalities in the city by 2045, according to the city’s recently released Vision Zero proposal developed by the Greater Portland Council of Governments. “Meeting this goal will require us, as a...

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Motorcycle Accidents on the Rise in Maine

Biker safety takes center stage during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month The statistics paint a troubling picture: extensive research has consistently revealed that motorcyclists are disproportionately involved in traffic crashes and fatalities each year. The latest national data reveals motorcyclists were approximately 28 times more likely to lose their lives in a motor vehicle crash compared...

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Distracted Driving Accidents Remain A Serious Problem In Maine

Every year, distracted driving causes thousands of Maine car accidents Distracted driving is a big issue in Maine, with drivers engaging in activities such as texting, talking on cell phones, eating, and adjusting GPS devices, causing many serious and fatal car accidents. Michelle Anderson, Director of Operations at The National Road Safety Foundation, stresses that...

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How a Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help You Navigate a TBI Claim

An attorney can fight for the justice and financial compensation you deserve. On average, every 16 minutes, someone in Maine becomes the victim of a serious motor vehicle accident. This adds up to more than 30,000 car, truck, and motorcycle accidents in the state every year, according to Maine Department of Transportation data. Not all...

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Traffic Fatalities Are Still a Problem in the U.S.

Despite a meager decline, traffic deaths remain alarmingly high. The good news is fewer people died in crashes in 2022 than the previous year. The bad news is traffic deaths are still alarmingly high, according to crash data recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. From small distractions to outright erratic behavior, the...

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Broken Glass Injuries Are Common in Car Accidents

Shattered glass has the potential to cause severe and sometimes fatal injuries. In the aftermath of a severe car accident, shards of shattered glass can inflict devastating injuries on drivers and passengers. The force of impact can cause windshields, rear windows, and door windows to shatter, sending large chunks of glass flying through the vehicle...

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Most Americans Admit to Driving While Drowsy, Study Reports

Portland car accident lawyers discuss the dangers of drowsy driving and how to prevent it. Tired drivers are more common than you might suspect, according to a recent poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), which found that more than half of all drivers admitted to driving while drowsy. "Drowsy driving is impaired driving,"...

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Teen Car Accidents: Speeding & Texting Are Often To Blame

Our attorneys break down the findings of a recent study about teen crashes Teenage drivers often text or drive too fast, resulting in serious car accidents, according to a recent traffic safety study focusing on some of the most common causes of collisions caused by young drivers. "We need to encourage safe driving and find...

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5 Common Traffic Violations That Lead To Car Accidents

Drivers should obey traffic laws to keep themselves and others safe. Serious car accidents often occur in Maine, many times because a driver was speeding or violated another traffic law such as running a red light. Each year on average, 8,200 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents in the state, according to accident data...

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