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Using your Car’s Dash Cam Video to prove Liability Nov 23, 2018 Many drivers in Toronto, Oakville and the GTA now have dashboard cameras installed on their vehicle. And, this video evidence is increasingly used to decide fault in personal injury claims, insurance claims and criminal driving cases.
Does Marijuana Use really affect your Driving Ability? Oct 21, 2018 A thorough study of research on acute marijuana use and the risk of motor vehicle accidents found that drivers are twice as likely to crash under the influence of marijuana, and the risk is particularly high for accidents resulting in death or serious injury.
Key Tips for Keeping your Children Safe in the Car Oct 08, 2018 Fatal car accidents involving children are often preventable. Learn some of the most important ways of keeping your child safe while driving.
Tragic Pedestrian Accidents result in Fatal Injuries for Two Men Oct 01, 2018 Two pedestrian accidents on Highway 24, only 1 day apart, result in death for two men including an Oakville resident.
A Bee in the Car is not an Excuse for Careless Driving Sep 10, 2018 A man was found guilty of careless driving after he allowed himself to be distracted by a bee in his vehicle and crashed, causing the death of two passengers and serious injuries to two others. If accident victims or family members choose to sue for damages against a careless driver, they may present evidence of a criminal offence or traffic violation such as this one, to prove the defendant’s negligence and liability.
Reducing the Risk of a Motorcycle Fatality Jul 13, 2018 Motorcycle collisions often result when other drivers are inattentive and don’t monitor for riders, but there are many ways in which motorcycle riders can reduce their own risk of serious injury.