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Toyota and Nissan expand Takata recall to nearly 6.6 million vehicles

May 15, 2015

Toyota and Nissan expand Takata recall to nearly 6.6 million vehicles Toyota and Nissan have issued a recall of an additional 6.56 million vehicles with defective Takata airbags. Toyota’s recall affects 5 million vehicles across the globe including 637,000 in the United States, 1.4 million in Japan and 18,000 in Canada. The recall affects 35…

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Parents may be liable for what their kids post on Facebook

November 6, 2014

Parents may be liable for what their kids post on Facebook According to a ruling by the Georgia Court of Appeals, parents can be held liable for what their children post on Facebook.  The Georgia Court of Appeals recently ruled that the parents of a seventh-grade boy were negligent for not having their son take…

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Could using iWatch be considered distracted driving?

October 27, 2014

Could using iWatch be considered distracted driving? When Google Glass originally came out, a woman was pulled over for using the product while driving. Now that the iWatch has been released, there has been talk on whether iWatch will be considered the same as using a mobile phone while driving. The United Kingdom’s Department for…

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Safety in Selling and Buying on Craigslist   

October 13, 2014

Tips for selling and buying safely on Craigslist Last week, a 28-year-old man was shot and killed after a 16-year-old girl and her boyfriend attempted to rob him in Dunwoody, Georgia. The couple had asked to meet the man after he had posted his PS4 Gaming system on Craigslist. After trying to strong arm him…

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Combating Technology with Technology

September 15, 2014

5 Apps to help you stop texting while driving It is extremely important to drive safe considering your life and the lives of others are at stake. As much as drivers do not intend to drive distracted, the alert saying you received a new message or call can spur a habitual action of reading the…

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Taking the call could risk it all

August 29, 2014

Talking on the phone – not texting – Is the biggest killer in distracted driving Cellphones are now involved in 26% of all motor vehicle crashes according the National Safety Council.  Although there are numerous warnings against texting and driving, it only accounts for about 5% of cellphone related crashes. Using a hand-held or hands-free…

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Understanding Google’s Self-Driving Cars

May 20, 2014

Understanding Google’s Self-Driving Cars As Alexis Madrigal of The Atlantic recently reported, Google’s ambitious plan for self-driving cars requires first that Google collect and upload a massive amount of data.  Why data?   Because Google is actually creating a “virtual track” out of our highways.   Well, 2000 miles out of 4 million so far, so Google…

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Girl’s Facebook Post cost her Parents $80,000

May 15, 2014

Facebook Post Cost Family $80,000 It’s probably not in your best interest to publicly announce that because your parents won their lawsuit you’re all going to Europe on Facebook, but unfortunately, that is exactly what Patrick Snay’s daughter did. The previous head of a Gulliver Preparatory School in Miama, Florida is now out an $80,000 discrimination…

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The App You Need Most to Drive Safe – The SaferCar App

May 5, 2014

SaferCar App Keeping up with vehicle safety can be time consuming and overwhelming, but there is a new app to help aid consumers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an app called SaferCar which helps provide consumers with safety information for driving and vehicles. The app enables its users to see recalls…

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Your Smartphone Could Be Causing You Sleep Disorders

May 2, 2014

Sleep Disorders From Smartphones If waking up was hard for you this morning, your smartphone might be the one to blame. Emory Sleep Disorders Laboratory, Medical Director, Dr. David Schulman, reported that using your device right before you go to bed may make it harder to fall asleep. Checking your email, Facebook, Instagram, and other social networks makes…

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