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    Can New Texting App Cut Down on Distracted Driving?

    By Michael Barasch

    The Israeli mobile data technology company Cellebrite has developed a device that may help law enforcement determine whether a driver was illegally using a cellphone prior to an accident. But the device, known as a textalyzer, whose name mirrors that of the breathalyzer used during DUI stops, may be more tech than the task calls […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Drowsy Driving Is Impaired Driving

    By Michael Barasch

    Whether your vehicle of choice is a car or truck, when your head starts to bob, you are dangerously impaired. And while you know what being tired feels like, knowing the factors that contribute to drowsy driving may save your life. This summer, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) revised hours of service (HOS) […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Driving Distracted: More Measures to Save Lives

    By Michael Barasch

    As a dedicated personal injury law firm, we work hard to help clients and families injured by the carelessness and negligence of others. Distracted driving is a leading factor behind many serious motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents in New York City. This year in New York, legislative changes are being enacted to increase driver attention […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Distracted Driving: A Quick Look

    By Michael Barasch

    Did you ever notice that in movies, characters who are supposed to be driving seem to keep their heads turned toward the camera way too long? They might be involved in a heated argument with someone in the back seat, or delivering a hilarious monologue to an audience watching from the perspective of a passenger […]

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  • Personal InjuryAuto Accidents

    Can We Decrease Distracted Driving Accidents?

    By Michael Barasch

    After decades of public education and strict legal penalties, the United States is finally seeing a reduction in the number of drunken driving accidents and fatalities. Unfortunately, injuries and deaths resulting from distracted driving, particularly those involving hand-held devices, are on the rise. Talking on a cell phone while you are driving makes it four […]

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