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Child Fatalities in Car Accidents Linked to Restraint Use

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

If you’re a parent, you do your best to keep your child safe at all times, especially when riding in the car. However, there are times where the demands of everyday life can cause you to set safety concerns aside in favor of getting where you need to go fast. Recent research shows that… Read More »

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Red Light Runner Injures Moped Rider

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

Red light-running drivers are a common cause of serious accidents, and they often involve a blatant disregard of safety and traffic laws. A recent local accident is proof of the serious harm that can result from running a red light. Read on to learn about red light runner accidents, and contact an experienced Charlottesville… Read More »

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Dangerous Road Conditions Result in Tractor-Trailer Accident

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

As the last of winter weather comes to an end and the spring (and its accompanying showers) begins, roadways can become perilously slippery. While wet roads can be dangerous for any vehicles, tractor-trailers and other large trucks are the vehicles that pose the biggest risk to other roadway occupants, should they lose control. A… Read More »

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With Increase in Deaths on the Road, Researchers Look for Solutions in Technology

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

According to recently-released reports, the number of traffic-related deaths has risen for a second straight year. In order to stem the rising number of deaths, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has teamed up with a technology research group. Their research is focused on finding new ways to reduce one of the deadliest… Read More »

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Three Common Causes of Rollover Crashes

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

Rollover crashes are not an everyday occurrence, but when they do happen, they’re quite often deadly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rollover crashes are one of the most deadly forms of motor vehicle accident. Drivers of older model SUVs, trucks, and vans are at a particularly high risk of being… Read More »

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Department of Transportation Proposes New Guidelines to Limit Distractions by Phones

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

Facing rising numbers of individuals dying on US roads as a result of distracted drivers, the Department of Transportation has recently developed guidelines regarding how cell phone technology could be improved to reduce driver distraction. The voluntary guidelines have garnered a mixed reaction from the public, with safety groups being very much in favor… Read More »

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Accidents Caused by Road Debris

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

We’ve all seen items by the side of the road that flew off a passing vehicle, and many of us have had close calls while dodging objects flying off the back of a truck traveling at highway speeds. Sometimes, it’s simply impossible to avoid colliding either with the object or a neighboring car. A… Read More »

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Head-On Collision Results in Fatal Injuries to Local Woman

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

A recent accident in Mint Spring has left one woman dead and another seriously injured. The accident is an unfortunate example of the deadliness of head-on collisions. The recent local accident occurred during the morning rush hour on Lee Jackson Highway. A 27-year-old woman from Staunton was traveling south to her job in Lexington,… Read More »

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Samsung Recalls All Galaxy Note 7 Phones

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

After two controversial months on the market, Samsung, the world’s largest phone manufacturer, has decided to stop production on the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung received over 90 complaints that the smartphone was prone to overheating or catching on fire during the brief time it was available for purchase. The Galaxy Note 7 was supposed… Read More »

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Disabling Red Light Cameras Increases Number of Fatal Accidents

By Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, LTD. |

According to a study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), red light cameras hold a great deal of potential to save drivers’ lives. Their research shows that cities that remove red light cameras once in place experience a sharp increase in fatalities due to collisions at red lights. In 2014, crashes… Read More »

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