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    On or about Saturday, December 09, 2017, Officer Tran, Badge # 40388, of the Valley Traffic Division Police Department, contacted Respondent as a result of a 911 dispatch call for a DUI traffic collision investigation that a vehicle blocked the drive way and collided with the gate. And, upon investigation, determined that Respondent had been driving the motor vehicle that was blocking the roadway. »Contention: Counsel for the respondent argued that there was no volitional movement of the vehicle or driving observed by the officer, therefore making the contact and the arrest by the officer invalid. » Determination: Counsel contention is unconvincing in that admission by driver proves driving for a lawful arrest. Even though the arresting…

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    Using a cellphone while driving can result in following too closely, braking too late or weaving into oncoming traffic. According to Jacob Masters “The NHTSA reports that texting while driving is currently responsible for approximately 1.6 million accidents every year- about 25% of all driving accidents”. You can be held liable for a car accident that caused an injury or death to someone if you were on the cellphone while driving and the person who texted you may be liable as well if they knew…

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    breakdown of the fatal collisions occurred in Minnesota in 2015 reported by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. The 411 fatalities included: • Nearly 300 motor vehicle occupants • Over 60 motorcyclists • Approximately…

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    Case Study: Trailer Law

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    Collisions involving semi-trailer trucks happen on a daily basis. Due to the obvious size difference between a car and a big rig, when you are in a passenger vehicle, a trucking collision often results in critical injury. And when there is a fatality, the victims are almost always those in passenger vehicles. According to the Department of Transportation, approximately 500,000 of these traffic mishaps occur each year in the U.S. With that in mind, here are four legal considerations you can…

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    Consequences Of Speeding

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    - Speeding: Many drivers ignore the speed limit that is given on the specific road eg. 50, 60 , 40 etc. Speeding is one of the number causes of road and traffic related injuries as it is one of the easiest ways to cause an accident not only does speeding slow reaction timing often fatalities caused by speeding are much worse. - Drink driving: 31% of driving fatalities are caused by drink driving. Safe driving requires the driver to be alert and for the driver to be able to make quick…

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    Ticket Persuasive Speech

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    they were not wearing seat belts, which could have prevented almost forty percent of the traffic deaths” (Cosgrove). In addition to all of this, some passengers still do not wear seat belts when riding in cars. Some common excuses passengers give for not wearing seat belts include: short distances, wearing one is uncomfortable, and other passengers have said that they do…

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    Overview: Summarise the study, including why it was done and what was found (approx. 350 words) In an experiment in 1969 by Marshall using air force personnel it was discovered that recalling details of an event, in this case, the speed of a vehicle, were difficult for people to recall. In some cases, participants recalled speeds of up to 50 mph where the actual speed was 12 mph (Flanagan, 2013). Loftus and Palmer further studied Marshall’s discovery, Loftus and Palmers two-tailed hypotheses was…

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    Thoracic Trauma Essay

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    40 years. Thoracic trauma comprises 10%-15% of all traumas.1 It directly accounts for approximately 25% of trauma-related mortality and is a contributing factor in another 25%.2 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that in 2011, 21,253 occupants of passenger vehicles died in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Of the 21,253 total occupants killed, 44% (9439) were restrained and 56% were unrestrained at the time of the crash. It is estimated that as of 2011, 194 million…

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    Crash Scene Essay

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    PREPARATION • Traffic Template • Ruler • Internet Access (i.e. YouTube) • Pencil • Copy Paper • Easer • Traffic Crash Management Guide // http://www.alibris.com/Traffic-Accident-Management-Donald-J-Basham/book/6771463 by Donald J Basham • Quiz • Visual of Traffic Collision and the aftermath (VIDEO) INTRODUCTION Students would be able to create a traffic accident diagram utilizing the above preparation material. Student would be able to follow specific guidelines to create a NOT to Scale…

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    for all drivers ages 16-20 years old is 82%.The main issue is that 10% of young adults are texting while behind the wheel and are outside of their lanes at the same time, not knowing that they are putting their lives and others in danger. Texting while driving makes you become blind for approximately 5 seconds and, it slows your brake reaction by a whole 18%. More than nine people are killed and over 1,153 are injured every day due to distracted drivers and 2,600 deaths and 342,000 injuries a…

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