Driver-assist technology offers the promise that computer software can respond quickly to emergencies to prevent accidents. The designers and makers of automation-equipped cars assert that computer software doesn’t drive while intoxicated. The software doesn’t drive while tired or while talking on a smartphone. Automated technology should supplement the car driver’s focus while driving. The technology…

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Everywhere you go, you risk being recorded on video one way or another. Video cameras are everywhere. Between security cameras, mobile phone cameras, traffic cameras, and dashcams; you could wind up on a video recording without even knowing it. However, one of these cameras could wind up benefiting you if injured in a car accident…

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Multi-vehicle crashes along Mississippi highways are not uncommon. In fact, they are more common than one might think. Even though the pandemic has reduced traffic volume across the country, the number of tractor-trailers and delivery trucks on our roads has increased, and 2020 has still seen more than its share of multi-vehicle pileups on the…

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Sun glare is a serious problem early in the morning and late in the day. Because the sun is so low in the sky during these times of day, it can cause vision issues for drivers. Sun glare is so dangerous that a study conducted over 20 years, from 1995 to 2014, by the National…

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There’s nothing quite like the open road. However, the open roads across the country have become increasingly dangerous during the pandemic lockdown. Mississippi is no exception. With fewer vehicles on the roads due to stay-at-home orders, employment layoffs, and other reasons, law enforcement agencies have been reporting an increase in excessive speeding. WAPT spoke with…

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People seem quick to look right at sciatica as the problem they are having when facing pain in the lower region of their body, however, sciatica is often misdiagnosed when there are other serious problems present. Piriformis is a muscular disorder that is often mistaken for a herniated disc and even sciatica, leaving patients untreated…

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As the weather begins to get warmer, traffic congestion is expected to increase. Warm weather attracts tourists who want to explore the sights and sounds of the Gulf Coast. When it warms up, people just want to get out of the house. Heavy traffic can also occur for other reasons, such as rush hour traffic,…

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