“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” – […]
One of the pervasive urban myths plaguing our highways and byways is the belief that daytime use of headlights reduces motor vehicle accidents. It all started with a Greyhound Bus Company public relations gimmick to promote its “safety image.” There was an apparent reduction in bus accidents and the conclusion was made that the daytime […]
Traffic safety is an important issue across the country and it’s the media’s responsibility to report relevant statistics in a responsible way. Unfortunately, the media often uses faulty numbers when reporting safety statistics leading the general public to accept misinformation as fact. In order to discuss the issue of highway fatalities, it is crucial to […]
Would You Pay Extra To Allow Your Vehicle To Collect Evidence Against You? You Probably Already Have.
There are millions of cars and trucks already equipped with Event Data Recorders (EDRs), otherwise referred to as “black boxes.” Most of these devices capture rudimentary information just prior to an accident. The activation of an air bag initiates the retention of this information and allows for subsequent retrieval of data such as vehicle speed, […]
If you own an older car, you might want to think twice about the oil you’re using. In order to comply with federal requirements that key emissions control components on new cars such as catalytic converters last at least 120,000 miles (previously, it was 100,000 miles) automakers have been pushing for reductions in an oil […]