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Is Your Car Street Legal? [Video]

  Formula One race cars and Vin Diesel’s hot rods from the “Fast and Furious” movies aren’t racing around your neighborhood and there’s a good reason.  Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine explains why. If you want to soup up your car, pass an inspection (if your state requires it) and avoid tickets and fines, his report shows you how to make sure your car is street legal. If you’ve spent serious money on modifying your car, this fast-paced video shows you …

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Posted 1 year ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Aaron Kase  
DUI Cases To Be Tossed After Faulty Breathalyzers Exposed

A drunk driving trial in Pennsylvania has called into question the reliability of a popular breathalyzer device used to measure drivers’ blood alcohol content and could have far-reaching consequences for DUI cases across the nation. Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas Judge Lawrence F. Clark Jr. issued a ruling this week that breathalyzer readings in the state could only be used as evidence if they were between .05 and .15 because police only calibrate them between those levels. “The unvarnished …

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Sports Bar on the Hook for Drunk Customer’s Crash

A sports bar is on the hook for $2 million for serving an underage client who then got behind the wheel and ran over a pedestrian and 2-year-old child. Isaac Sanchez was holding his 2-year-old nephew and standing on the side of a road when a drunk driver drove off the road and over a lawn before hitting him. His nephew was thrown from his arms but was not hurt, while Sanchez was seriously injured. He only remembers part of …

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Crash Victim Wins $8.5 Million Despite Facebook Posts

A driver who was hit by a truck and whose wife died in the accident had his multi-million dollar jury award upheld even though new evidence showed that before the trial he erased incriminating evidence on his Facebook page. Isaiah Lester and his wife Jessica were riding in a car in 2007 when a cement truck driven by William Donald Sprouse crossed the center line. The truck tipped over and crushed the Lesters’ vehicle. Jessica was killed in the accident. …

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Posted 1 year ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Aaron Kase  
Drunk Driver Arrested After Bragging on Facebook

It shouldn’t need to be repeated, but apparently it does: Should you commit a crime, and wish to escape prosecution, don’t brag about your exploits on social media. A man in Astoria, Oregon was arrested after he broadcast to the world about a little accident he had driving home early New Year’s Day. Police were already investigating a hit-and-run that caused minor damage to two vehicles when they were tipped off that Jacob Cox-Brown, 18, had posted an update to …

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