By | February 15th, 2018

Highway hypnosis is a half-conscious state in which the non-thinking part of the mind is aware of the road while the thinking part is largely switched off. This is different from distracted driving where the thinking mind is still active but is engaged in a non-driving activity, such as conversing on a cell phone. Unlike the distracted driver, the person who has slipped into highway hypnosis can’t consciously shift his attention back to the road. He remains in that state until he gets into a car crash, or some disturbance.

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By | February 15th, 2018

Defensive driving requires that you anticipate the possible moves of the traffic around you. Anticipating the actions of other motorists is doable because you’re a motorist yourself. However, doing the same for semi-trucks is more difficult because their handling and maneuvering capabilities are radically different from any vehicle you are used to driving. It’s especially important to watch for dangerous maneuvers that some less-than-professional truck drivers might try. Here are three such maneuvers to watch for: Quick Lane Switching A semi-truck has big blind spots on its left and right.

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By | February 12th, 2018

Throughout each family case there are several tax implications that come to pass. Below is a brief outline of the most common tax implications: Property Transfers: Per the Internal Revenue Code section 1041, transfers of property between former spouses as an incident of divorce is tax free. No gain or loss is recognized on such transfers. Incident to a divorce means the transfer occurs within one year of the marriage ceasing and is related to the cessation of the marriage (such as through a Judgment or Marital Settlement Agreement). Except.

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By | February 8th, 2018

The neck is a complex part of the human anatomy. In addition to supporting the head, it serves as a conduit of blood flow and nerve impulses between the brain and the rest of the body. In spite of this essential function, it’s highly vulnerable to injury, particularly the carotid and vertebral arteries. The carotid artery is close to the surface of the neck and can be injured by blunt trauma. Both the carotid and vertebral arteries can be injured by rapid or violent motions of the neck or when.

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By | February 8th, 2018

When a motorist does not give their driving 100% mental and visual focus, the person is a distracted driver. Looking at the scenery or a traffic accident, daydreaming, eating, or grooming are just a few of the many diversions that engage drivers. A more recent phenomenon is multitasking driving with cell phone use. Most people are aware that it’s considered a distraction, but believe it isn’t a big deal or that it doesn’t affect their driving. Unfortunately, it’s a form of impairment that’s as debilitating as drunk driving. Distractions affect.

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By | February 8th, 2018

Sometimes, it’s easier to recover from physical trauma than from mental trauma. And this is especially true of a crash. It doesn’t matter which vehicles are involved—motorcycles, cars, trucks etc. The mental trauma is equally great in all cases. Different Reactions to Trauma A person might react by completely forgetting about the events leading up to the accident. This is called temporary amnesia. Or they might remember each detail with sparkling clarity and the scene might keep on playing in their heads over and over. Different people have different ways.

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By | February 1st, 2018

You can minimize the impact of a motorcycle accident by wearing the right gear. If your head, elbows, knees etc. are protected, you’re less likely to suffer from injuries. Riding responsibly is also important to avoid being in a motorcycle accident. And this means that you need to avoid speeding, racing, riding when under the influence of alcohol etc. If you ride at a medium pace, with the right gear, you greatly reduce the chances of being in an accident. Being Injured in a Motorcycle Accident Despite the fact that.

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By | February 1st, 2018

People who drive trucks will often point out that there are comparatively few accidents involving large trucks on a yearly basis. Many people who drive alongside large trucks on the highway will tell themselves the same thing, and this might help to alleviate the anxiety that they might feel in the presence of such a huge vehicle. It is true that people are comparatively less likely to be involved in a truck accident. However, when these accidents do occur, they are significantly more likely to be fatal. Many people seem.

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By | February 1st, 2018

Riding a motorcycle can be a very enjoyable mode or transportation. While a motorcycle can be a lot of fun, they are also dangerous and have high rates of accidents. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, it would be a good idea to hire an attorney to represent you. A motorcycle accident attorney will be able to provide you with a range of services to ensure your rights are properly represented. Review Your Case and Provide Consultation When you meet with the motorcycle accident attorney, the first.

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By | January 25th, 2018

Thousands of people die each year in car accidents involving alcohol impairment. Unfortunately, these deaths occur to both the inebriated drivers and their victims. To reduce your risk of becoming a victim yourself, it’s important to learn how to spot drunk drivers and how to respond to them. Although people sometimes make mistakes that might resemble the action of a drunk driver, they usually recover and drive normally. However, the intoxicated driver is unable to recover and continue with their pattern. In addition, you’re more likely to encounter these people.

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