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Oklahoma Among Most Dangerous States for Drivers

Wallet Hub recently published a list of the safest states in America. Oklahoma is nowhere near the top of the list. As the article stated in measuring 48 key metrics, "Each state is safe from some dangers but falls prey to others." Oklahoma rated 48th safest out of all 50 states. Categories included personal and...

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Wrong-Way Drivers Endanger Oklahoma City Motorists

Wrong-way driving accidents can cause devastating injuries. Because these accidents often occur head-on at high rates of speed, they have the potential to cause far more serious injuries than other types of accidents. Many state transportation authorities have begun to implement technologies specific to wrong way drivers. According to Government Technology, highway officials in Arizona,...

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Will Oklahoma City See Fewer Truck Accidents With Crash Avoidance Technologies?

Safety features continue to improve and be incorporated in more vehicles across the United States. Seat belts and airbags are being supplemented with drift control alerts, lane correction systems, traffic warning sensors and many other important safety features. These features are designed to help drivers prevent collisions. Such features are especially important in large, heavy vehicles,...

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Preventing Truck Underride Accidents in Oklahoma City

According to Crash Forensics, truck underride accidents are among the most horrific and deadly of all traffic collisions. These accidents can be fatal to occupants of passenger vehicles - even at low speeds. Because underride accidents are so likely to be fatal and cause such extensive injuries, it is important for victims to have access...

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The Safest and Least Safe Vehicles on Oklahoma City Roads

Every time Oklahoma drivers hit the road, they face the risk of being injured in an auto accident. While an Oklahoma City car accident attorney can help injury victims access compensation for their injuries, it is better to avoid accidents in the first place. New safety features give drivers more options than ever for reducing...

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Oklahoma City Road Users Can Be Injured By Debris

Debris on the road is common in Oklahoma City, and while it may appear nothing more than a minor nuisance, it holds potentially fatal consequences. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that annual traffic fatalities from road debris increased from approximately 90 in 2001 to 125 in 2014. The problem of traffic accidents and...

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National Uptick in Car Accidents Not Reflected in Oklahoma City

Across the nation, the number of car accidents has been on the rise for several years. This trend is not reflected in Oklahoma City crash statistics, but poor driving behavior nonetheless contributes to a significant number of collisions annually. Our roads have become a dangerous place, riddled with drivers who are careless, distracted, speeding, aggressive...

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Meet Attorney Tim Reese

An attorney dedicated to Oklahoma workers Attorney Timothy Reese, a longtime part of the team at Lawter & Associates, PLLC, found his passion for workers’ compensation well before he became an attorney. “I first met Mike Lawter during an internship while I was in college,” Reese recalls. “That was back in 1984. Workers’ compensation law...

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