Which Seat is the Safest for Passengers?

Reyes Law Auto Accidents, Safe Driving

Which Seat is the Safest for Passengers? - Reyes Browne Reilley

Every year in the United States, millions of car accidents occur which result in catastrophic injuries and even death. Although these accidents may come without warning, there are several measures you can take to ensure the safety yourself and your loved ones.

The University of Buffalo conducted a study about the relation of crash-related fatalities and occupied seat location. The study found that the safest area of the car during a crash is in the back row. Passengers who are seated behind the front row are 59% to 86% safer than passengers in the front seat.

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Nevada Considering ‘Textalyzer’ Cellphone Scan Technology For Police Use

Nevada Considering 'Textalyzer' Cellphone Scan Technology For Police Use - Reyes Browne Reilley

Although texting while driving is already banned in many states, one state is considering taking this safety measure to the next level. Nevada could potentially pass a legislation which would grant law enforcement officers the ability to search through drivers’ cell phone usage history after a car crash.

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U.S. Traffic Deaths Exceed 40,000 for the Third Year in a Row

For the third year in a row, there have been more than 40,000 traffic deaths throughout the United States. Although this number is startlingly high, there has been a slight downward trend over the past two years.

In 2017, the traffic death toll of 40,231 decreased by slightly less than 1% compared to 2016’s count of 40,327. The National Safety Council reports that 2018 is down another 1% with an estimated 40,000 traffic fatalities.

Annual Motor Vehicle Fatality Estimates - NSC

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Bird Box Challenge Gone Wrong

Angel Reyes III Auto Accidents, Dangerous Behavior, In The News

Bird Box Challenge Gone Wrong - Reyes Browne Reilley

Everyone is talking about the latest Netflix original movie, Bird Box. (For those who have not seen it yet, don’t worry, we won’t release any spoilers.) In the film, the characters must navigate through the world while remaining blindfolded. The internet took this idea and ran with it, thus giving birth to “The Bird Box Challenge.” This meme is centered around performing everyday tasks all the while, you guessed it, remaining blindfolded. Unfortunately, one risky individual took this challenge to the streets.

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