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May 2018 Archives

Top questions after a boating accident

With the summer season at an end and school beginning, hours on the water may be relegated to weekends. That doesn't change the fact that lakes can be dangerous too. As the second largest lake in the state, Navajo Lake is a popular destination throughout the summer. Fishermen, kayakers, water skiers and other boating enthusiasts come to enjoy the lake’s natural beauty.

Are electric cars more likely to catch fire?

Electric cars have become commonplace on the roads. But like the ubiquitous smart phone and the difficulty that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ran into in late 2016, a fiery crash involving a Tesla is still going to make news. The heart of the matter with cars and phones (as well as laptops) is that they use lithium ion batteries.

New Mexico tops in hit-and-run fatalities list

Sometimes being #1 isn’t a good thing. This is the case with a new study by the AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety, which lists New Mexico one of the top-ranked states for hit-and-run fatalities. The study defines hit-and-run as a crash where at least one individual flees the scene of an accident before providing any or sufficient information.

Teaching Bike Safety To Kids

Many adults remember the feeling of exhilaration and freedom that comes from learning how to ride a bike. Over the years, those feelings likely subsided as cars become the preferred mode of transportation. However, some continue to ride for pleasure while others may pick it up again as they teach their own children how to ride.

Truck full of bees crashes, releases swarm on drivers

Every driver fears being involved in a trucking accident. Trucks are large and heavy, making them disproportionately likely to cause serious injuries when involved in a crash. Not to mention the expensive property damage that comes from having your car damaged by a truck. But what about injuries and damage that can come from bees?

Prince’s family files wrongful death suits

The talented singer, songwriter and musician Prince, dealt with pain issues for some time, but his sudden death still shocked his family, fans and the music industry at large. Now that Carver County Minnesota has completed its investigation into his death and concluded that there was not enough evidence to bring any criminal charges, Prince’s family recently filed two wrongful death suits.

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