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More on the Takata Airbag Recall

The ongoing recall of Takata Airbags is back in the news again after more vehicles have been added to the recall effort.  According to Automotive News, this past Friday, June 10, 2015, the 2008-2010 Dodge Challenger is now being added to the list of recalled vehicles. The Challenger is being recalled to repair the diver’s side airbag, which is manufactured by Takata. The National Highway and Traffic Administration estimates that more than 88,000 Dodge Challenger’s would fall within the range of manufactured vehicles that would need to be brought in for service.  Multiple updates have been made to the Takata recall in the past month, and there is an expectation that even more vehicles will be added. In Orlando today the head of the NHTSA, Mark Rosekind is speaking at UCF (The University of Central Florida) on the potential dangers of Takata airbags.  He is expected to encourage anyone affected…
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“Safe Phone Zones” introduced by the Florida Department of Transportation

In a public-private partnership with GEICO, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) unveiled a new campaign to help curb the problem of distracted driving on Florida’s roadways. Sixty four different “Safe Phone Zones” were designated on various roadways throughout Florida. A map of all of the “Safe Phone Zones” throughout Florida can be found online by clicking here. You will be able to pull off into these zones and make cellular phone calls or respond to text messages in safety – just look for the following sign. Assistant Secretary of FDOT, Brian Blanchard explained, “motorist safety is our top priority and we are committed to reducing distracted driving on our roads.” However, do these signs encourage drivers to put down their phones and pull off to a rest area? Research has suggested that initial bans or initiative to curb cell phone use does reduce auto-accidents and fatalities, but that the…
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Attorney Speaks Out Against Distracted Driving

Attorney Nicholas Primrose Presents for End Distracted Driving Organization at Local High School On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, our attorney, Nicholas Primrose, traveled to Winter Springs High School to present to students about Distracted Driving as part of the Florida Justice Association and End Distracted Driving organization’s “Student Awareness Initiative.” End Distracted Driving is an organization founded by Joel Feldman following the death of his daughter, Casey. Casey, 21 at the time, was tragically killed by a distracted driver while she was crossing the street. As a trial lawyer, Joel, with the help of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 60 for Safety, and others, created this presentation to make the public aware of the problems of distracted driving. Since its founding, EndDD.org has sponsored presentations and talks across the country for over 225,000 teens and 25,000 adults. One of the important points of the presentation is that the use of cell phones…
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