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Preventing fatal car accidents

A car accident can be scary for any individual. The accident can cause serious injuries to those involved. However, in the most serious of situations, car accidents can be fatal. Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of workplace fatalities. They are also the number one cause of death to children and young adults between the ages of five and 24. For toddlers and older adults, car accidents are the number two cause of death in the United States.

When does a driver have the duty to stop for a school bus?

Schoolchildren across the state of Washington use school buses to get to and from school. The use of a school bus has been shown to be a very safe and effective method for transporting children each day. There are, however, a number of safety precautions in place to try and help keep children safe while riding on a bus. In particular, precautions must be taken to ensure that children are not hit by the school bus or other vehicles as they enter and exit the bus.

Protect the right to compensation following a motorcycle accident

Roads throughout Washington are meant for everyone. Whether a person is driving a car, truck or motorcycle, that person has an equal right to use and enjoy all of the roadways within the state. Sadly, not all vehicles are treated equally in Washington. There are situations where some drivers need to be more careful than others. In particular, motorcyclists are at great risk for physical harm if involved in an accident. Many drivers failed to look out for motorcycles on the road and carelessly fail to yield to motorcyclists' right-of-away causing serious motorcycle accidents.

My Two Weeks in Vietnam

10269582_10101062560701634_3031089354904267092_n.jpgI am by no means an experienced world traveler. Of course, I have seen more of the United States than most people will see in a lifetime, but when it comes to visiting other nations, my experience is limited. I have spent some time in Canada and Mexico. I have been to Italy, Southern Africa, and now Vietnam. There is much more of the world that I haven't seen than I have seen.

Tips to prevent auto-pedestrian accidents

Residents in Seattle may not realize it, but almost everyday everyone is considered a pedestrian at some point, even if he or she is not walking as their primary mode of transportation. A motorist becomes a pedestrian when they travel to and from their vehicles, and this often makes parking lots the location of auto-pedestrian accidents.

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