Animation: Drawing of George Washington, Henry Knox, Thomas Jefferson and Edmund Randolph Following passage of the 1790 Patent Act, the first Patent Board, composed of Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph, begins meeting at regular intervals to examine patents 1790 1790 design example President George Washington signs the first U.S. patent, granted to Samuel Hopkins for improvements…
Top 10 States for Bicyclist Fatalities Revealed
A new report on bicyclists killed by cars on U.S. roads shows that a disproportionate number of these fatal accidents occur in just a handful of states. The report, issued Monday by the nonprofit Governors Highway Safety Association, found that...
If Immigration Law Is Federal, Why Are States Passing Immigration-Related Laws?
Think what a mess it would be if every state in the country could decide who may (or may not) receive a tourist visa, a green card, or some other immigration benefit that no one has yet dreamed up. That’s just one of the many reasons why only the U.S. federal government may set immigration law and policy. Immigration is one of the few areas of U.S. law that is nearly uniform across the 50 states. (Exceptions exist, but let’s not get into…
Distracted Driving Responsible for 10 Percent of Traffic Fatalities
Distracted driving is far from a new issue - and even without cell phones, humans struggle to pay attention behind the wheel. If you suspect someone was distracted when they caused your accident, contact Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd. for help. Our seasoned Appleton auto accident attorneys offer free consultations. Call 920-739-7366 to schedule yours today.
Missouri sinks to top 10 for bad-driving states
Overall poor performances in five catgeories dooms state's ranking
Drunk Driving: The Shocking Facts & How You Can Help Prevent Fatalities Related to Impaired Driving
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Why Texas is among the top 10 ten worst states for education
Last month, Houston investor and Democratic candidate for Texas governor Andrew White launched his campaign by, among other things, railing against the state's inadequate education.
Be Careful Driving Through These 10 States
While there is nothing that you can do to completely eliminate your chances of being involved in an accident, avoiding certain states may help.
A Top-Rated Nursing Home Is Hard To Find In Texas, 10 Other States
Texas boasts the highest percentage of low-ranked nursing homes in the country, followed by Louisiana, Oklahoma, Georgia and West Virginia.
What Texas Counties Have The Most Distracted Driving Accidents?
Distracted driving is an epidemic in Texas and across the United States. An increasing number of drivers are finding more ... Car & Truck Accidents
New Jersey Ranked Top 10 In Worst States For Driving, Finds Report
If you think driving in New Jersey can be a nightmare, you may be right.
Texas DPS Safe Driving Tips for Thanksgiving
Motorist are hitting the roads this Thanksgiving and the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding motorists to drive safely and celebrate responsibly.
TDLR offers holiday driving advice to traveling Texans
Before you set out on your holiday trip, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation recommends that you take a few minutes to make sure your vehicle is ready. And while you’re on the road, slow down, pay attention and allow extra time to reach your destination.
Texas Leaders Opt Not to Approve Texting While Driving Ban: Some Question Why?
The Dallas personal injury lawyers of 1-800-CAR-WRECK assess the Texas Legislature’s recent decision to not make texting & driving illegal.
Texas Defensive Driving Classes with over 20+ locations
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Tragic traffic fatality trends in Indiana
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Texas, Florida and N. Carolina Top List of Best States for Business
Anchoring the bottom as the five worst states for business are California (No. 50), New York (No. 49), Illinois (No. 48), New Jersey (No. 47), and Connecticut (No. 46)—all repeating their ranking from last year. Mississippi was this year’s biggest...
How Many ATV Crash Fatalities Occur in Louisiana?
Louisiana has seen at least 262 ATV fatalities since 1982.
Texas Lawmakers Learn Details of Ride-Hailing Laws in Several Other States
As Texas lawmakers consider filing legislation next year related to ride-hailing companies, they learned Tuesday that more than 30 states have passed laws calling for some level of regulation of companies like Uber and Lyft.
What impacts what new drunk driving laws states adopt?
Posted By Eliot Reiner Drunk driving is a traffic safety issue that has massive impacts. When drivers get behind the wheel while intoxicated, they create a major auto accident risk. Drunk driving accidents can cause significant amounts of property damage, cause people to get seriously hurt and even take lives Thus, what laws a state has in place to try to prevent and stop drunk driving matters greatly. What sorts of drunk driving laws a state has can have the potential to have…