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Let your attorney help if you're in a crash

Car crashes happen every day, but nothing can prepare you for when it happens to you. You were just driving a regular route when a driver from out of state crossed the center line and hit you. You had no time to slow down or prepare for the crash, so you both hit while traveling 45 mph.

Speed Limiters and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: What Are They and How Do They Affect You as a Driver?

Did you know that your car has a speed limiter? Do you know what a speed limiter is? According to HowStuffWorks.com, this is is how a speed limiter works in your vehicle.

Should E-Scooters Be Banned?

E-Scooters first hit the scene in San Francisco in 2012 and became widely used in many major metropolitan cities by 2017. Since the fall of 2017, 8 people have died in E-Scooter accidents and more than 1500 people have been injured in the United States. This month, British YouTube star and television presenter Emily Hartridge was killed in an accident involving her E-Scooter and a lorry, bringing attention to the issue on a global level.

Can You Get A DUI While Riding a Bicycle?

In the state of Utah, though uncommon, it is possible to get a DUI while riding a bicycle. Typically, if you are ticketed for being intoxicated while riding a bicycle you will be charged with public intoxication rather than a DUI but in some circumstances, people have received DUIs. Often these cases can be argued because the law states that a DUI is for driving a "vehicle" under the influence and there is some wiggle room in proving whether or not a bicycle should be considered a vehicle.

Distracted driving: A big threat to Utah motorcyclists

There are many safety dangers that motorcyclists can face here in Utah. These hazards can have tragic consequences. Sadly, Utah’s roads have been a particularly deadly place for motorcyclists in recent years. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, motorcycle accident fatalities have been on the increase in the state.

Distracted Driving: It Can Wait


Have you taken the pledge to drive distraction free? Distracted drivers have claimed more than 20,000 lives between 2012 and 2017. Using a cell phone is one of the most common and most dangerous distractions when driving. However, anything that pulls your hands from the steering wheel, your eyes from the road, or your concentration away from driving is considered distracted driving.

Can You Be Ticketed For Not Wearing Your Corrective Lenses While Driving?

Did you know that if you have a corrective lens restriction on your driver's license you will be ticketed if you are pulled over and are not wearing your glasses or contacts? In fact, in some states, you might even face time in jail.

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