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California Driver May Soon Face A “Road Charge”

6 May

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With California’s roads in desperate need of repair, the state has proposed a potential new solution: the California Road Charge. This idea was proposed as Senate Bill (SB) 1077 last year and allows the state to test how feasible this “Road Charge” would be. The bill also established the Technical Advisory Committee to test this possibility […]

“Textalyzer” May Come to New York

25 Apr

What is “Textalyzer”? Backed by the Israeli Firm, Cellebrite, which assists FBI agents with decrypting phones, including the terrorist’s iPhone from the recent San Bernardino attack, the Textalyzer device would allow police officers at a crash scene to see if the perpetrator had been texting. In lieu of New York’s texting and driving laws, the aim of […]

Google’s Self-Driving Car Hit A Bus

7 Mar

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Many expected a self-driving car to cause an accident at some point, and on February 14th, 2016 it finally happened. In Mountain View, California one of Google’s autonomous Lexus SUV’s side-swiped a city bus. What went wrong with Google’s self-driving car? According to the New York Post, no police report was filed for the incident. […]

Will Permanent Alimony End In Florida?

11 Feb

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What is Alimony? Alimony occurs when a couple divorces and one spouse must give financial support to the other . This generally happens because the stay-at-home parent, who gave up a career to take care of the family, has difficulty re-joining the workforce. The law goes as far back as the Code of Hammurabi, which, according […]

The Zika Virus In Florida, Texas, and California

4 Feb

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What is the Zika Virus and what does it do? The Zika virus is a disease transmitted through mosquitos, especially the “yellow fever mosquito”, which has transmitted other diseases like dengue and chikungunya in the past. This week, a Texas Citizen recently contracted the disease without traveling outside of the USA–the first to do so. […]

The Future of Texting While Driving In Florida

21 Jan

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    Florida’s state capitol is considering a new legislation that would make texting while driving in Florida a primary instead of a secondary offense. According to 10news, the original legislation that made texting while driving a secondary offence took four years to pass, and it is unclear how long it will take to see […]

New 2016 Driving Laws for California

31 Dec

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New 2016 California Driving Laws Californians will see several new driving laws on January 1st, 2016.  All drivers should make themselves familiar with these new laws to know what changes to expect in the new year. Extended Under the Influence law (SB 61) For Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Tulare counties, the Ignition Interlock Device (IID) […]

What First Time Texas Drivers Need To Know

1 Dec

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A milestone in any American’s life, getting a permit and driver’s license is an exciting if daunting endeavor. With 2,000-3,000 teenage drivers dying in a car accident per year, car crashes are the number one killer for teenagers. Therefore each state requires different steps to create safe and well-prepared drivers. These steps can seem daunting and intimidating […]

Texas’ New Driving Laws

28 Oct

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New Driving Laws in Texas Texas recently passed more strict driving laws for both teens and those with DWI’s in the hopes to keep its roads safer. Some are asking how to adjust to these new laws, but we have a simple answer for you: defensive driving. The best way to avoid a pricey ticket […]

New York City Launches Drive Smart

14 Oct

What is the Drive Smart Demonstration Pilot Protect (DOT)  On August 2015, New York City launched a new protect commonly called “Drive Smart” or DOT and plans to continue it through August 2016. Designed to gather data and learn the daily driving habits of 400 volunteer New York City residents, the program places a small car […]