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Distracted Driving on the Rise

As of July 1, 2017, law enforcement officers may now stop a vehicle when they suspect a driver using a cell phone to send text messages.  Prior to the enactment of this law (Senate File 234), texting while driving was only a secondary offense, meani… Read More
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Should Iowa Auto Insurance Companies Be Required to Disclose Limits?

West Virginia’s legislature just passed a law requiring insurance companies for negligent drivers to disclose their liability policy limits to the injured person before a lawsuit is filed.  Similar legislation has been proposed to the Iowa Leg… Read More
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Smart Phones Aren’t So Smart if They Cause Cedar Rapids Car Crashes

With the ever increasing popularity of smart phones, drivers are becoming more distracted on the roads – no matter what the laws are. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 13.5 million drivers use cell phone… Read More
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Safe Winter Driving Near Large Trucks Can Prevent an Iowa Truck Accident

Although not every day in winter is treacherous for driving, there are days when freezing rains coat Iowa roads with ice and blowing snow can obscure the vision of drivers on the road. When this happens, car and truck accidents in Eastern Iowa may oc… Read More
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Preparing for a Rainy Day to Prevent Iowa Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents in Iowa and throughout this nation can cause serious, debilitating injuries or even death. Sadly, many crashes occur during winter months, as the weather is harsh, road conditions are dangerous, visibility is limited and vehicles aren&#… Read More
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Why Don’t More Truck Drivers Use Escape Ramps to Avoid Eastern Iowa Truck Crashes?

There you are, driving along down a hill or mountain pass with a loaded 18-wheeler weighing 80,000 pounds when you notice that your speed is increasing. You apply the brakes, but notice that they are not working properly and that they are fading.  W… Read More
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Could Aging Put Motorists at Risk for Cedar Rapids Car Accidents?

The truth of the matter is that we all age. Our eyes deteriorate over time and our health fails us. Some senior citizens recognize this and willingly give up the keys to their cars, but other elderly drivers won’t let go of their freedom and co… Read More
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Checking Your Tires Can Help Prevent an Eastern Iowa Crash

Although we would like to think that all we have to do is make a car payment to drive our vehicles, more is required of us to drive our cars safely. Vehicle maintenance is critical to a car’s longevity, and tire maintenance is vital to our safe… Read More
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Risks Eastern Iowa Tow Truck Drivers Face on the Job

A tow truck driver’s work is on the road. When a tow truck driver goes to work, he drives all day and faces numerous risks from distracted drivers. When tow operators stop on the interstate to recover vehicles, they are often not given much roo… Read More
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Types of Cedar Rapids Accidents that Lead to Broken Bones

During a car accident, your body may hit different parts of the vehicle, such as the steering wheel, side window, door panel, windshield and other things inside the car. Because the force of an impact can be so great, your body is as risk for broken… Read More
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