Archives for August 2013

Charleston Considers Texting and Driving Ban

One of SC’s Largest Cities Reviewing Texting and Driving Ban The City of Charleston could see a ban on texting and driving soon. The Charleston City Council’s Wednesday agenda noted that an ordinance will be presented that could make it illegal for drivers to text and drive, or use their smart … [Read more...]

Driver’s Vehicular Manslaughter Charge Upgraded to Murder After Tweets

Driving History and Twitter Feed Led to Murder Charge After Driver Killed Cyclist On August 14th, an 18 year old man from Pleasanton, California was taken into custody on a murder charge after an investigation into his Twitter feed and past driving history upgraded the charge from vehicular … [Read more...]

First Acceleration-Linked Wrongful Death Bellwether Case Against Toyota Goes to Trial

Acceleration Problems Linked to Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Go to Court with First Bellwether Case The first lawsuit in a long line of personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits against Toyota for their notorious acceleration problem is going to trial August 8th. About 85 personal injury … [Read more...]