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Decatur Car Accident Kills One

Decatur Alabama car wreck on Alabama Hwy 20 has claimed the life of Anthony Cheek, Jr. According to a news report, police believe the driver of the other vehicle, which was headed westbound on Hwy 20 crossed over the grass median and struck the vehicle being driven by Mr. Cheek. It appears police are still investigating this motor vehicle accident and have yet to determine what caused the other driver to loose control of his vehicle and cross over the median. As experienced Decatur Car Accident Attorneys whenever were asked to review an accident such as this one of the first things we do is gather information and physical evidence in hopes of determining what caused the at fault driver to loose control of his vehicle. Areas of inquiry include:

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Truck Accidents Hope to be Reduced by Texting Ban

Texting and Driving Ban Hopes to Reduce Car Accidents - Martinson & Beason, P.C.A new federal ban on texting by the DOT hopes to reduce Trucking Accidents. The DOT announced on 1/26/10 a new federal guidelinebanning texting while driving commercial motor vehicles. The federal ban goes into effect immediately and applies to drivers of 18 wheelers who driver in interstate commerce and drivers of commercial buses and vans who carry more than eight passengers. Truckers who violate the new texting ban are subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750.00. The state of Alabama is also trying to reduce the number Alabama trucking accidents by passing a state law banning texting while driving. The bill has already cleared the Alabama House of Representatives and if the bill passes the Senate it would become law and ban drivers of all vehicles from texting while driving.

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Birmingham Single Car Accident Kills Driver

A one car Birmingham, Alabama car wreck has sadly claimed the life of a Birmingham, Alabama woman. According to the Birmingham News, 51 year old LaJuanda Coleman was driving along Avenue W when her car struck a utility pole causing the car to overturn. At this time, it's not clear what caused Mrs. Coleman's…

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