Ouch, Californians Pay Big Car Insurance Penalty For First Crash

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Californians pay a far bigger insurance penalty than drivers in most other states for causing a traffic accident. Thats the finding of InsuranceQuotes.com, an insurance shopping company that surveyed how much a drivers premiums rise after one accident. Car insurance premiums for Californian rise by an average of 62% after a single claim, according to the report. Thats the second-steepest hike in the country. Nationally, drivers pay an average of 38% more for car insurance after making a single claim. Residents of Massachusetts pay the largest increase, 67%. New Jersey is third after California with a 59% rise. Maryland has the smallest increase, just 20%, followed by Alabama at 22% and Michigan at 23%. Dont even think about having a second accident thats your fault. Nationally, that sends premiums soaring to 86% over a claim-free driver with a similar policy. The biggest lesson for consumers is not to file a claim unless absolutely necessary, said Laura Adams, an analyst at InsuranceQuotes.com.
Please see the full article at: http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-california-car-insurance-rates-20131217,0,4988749.story

Injuries reported in car accident on HWY 163/County Rd. 618

618 – KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports SITE SEARCH Injuries reported in car accident on HWY 163/County Rd. 618 Posted: Updated: Tuesday, December 17 2013 6:47 AM EST2013-12-17 11:47:47 GMT Officials are checking whether an animal shot and killed last month in southeastern Missouri is a wolf. Officials are checking whether an animal shot and killed last month in southeastern Missouri is a wolf. Updated: Tuesday, December 17 2013 6:35 AM EST2013-12-17 11:35:41 GMT KENNETT, MO (KAIT) A Kennett police officer is awaiting formal charges after being arrested during an undercover operation. According to a news release by the Kennett Police Department, Officer Jeremy A Kennett police officer is in jail on felony drug charges after being arrested during an undercover operation. Updated: Tuesday, December 17 2013 12:01 PM EST2013-12-17 17:01:32 GMT A Region 8 woman accused of giving a sheriff’s deputy a fake name faces real drug charges. Sonya Cantrell, 33, of Weiner was arrested Monday and charged with possession of a controlled substance (meth), A Region 8 woman accused of giving a sheriff’s deputy a fake name faces real drug charges. Reaction swift after Morton’s customer with cancer told to remove hat A company Christmas party at one of the best-known steakhouses in Nashville left a bad taste in some customers’ mouths, and the fallout has a lot of people talking on social media. When a customer’s Yelp A company Christmas party at one of the best-known steakhouses in Nashville left a bad taste in some customers’ mouths, and the fallout has a lot of people talking on social media.
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Paul Walker’s death certificate released, shows he died from crash, ‘thermal injuries’

Paul Walker and his pal shocked family, friends and co-stars when they met their grim end in the Nov. 30 crash in Santa Clarita, Calif.

The document also states there was a ‘rapid’ time lapse between the impact of the crash and his death. By Corinne Lestch / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 3:05 AM Comment Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images Paul Walker’s death certificate shows the ‘Fast and the Furious’ star died from ‘combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries.’ The flames that engulfed the car Paul Walker was riding in during a fatal crash last month also helped cause the actors death, according to a report. The adrenaline-driven celebrity died from combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries, according to his death certificate, which was obtained Monday by TMZ . The friend driving the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, Roger Rodas, died from multiple traumatic injuries, according to the L.A. County Coroner. Officials did not say that the fire sparked during the crash played a role in Rodas death. David Buchan/Getty Images Paul Walker and his pal shocked family, friends and co-stars when they met their grim end in the Nov. 30 crash in Santa Clarita, Calif. Walker and Rodas perished quickly, according to both of their death certificates, and there was a rapid time lapse between the impact and the deaths. The star of the Fast and the Furious movie franchise and his pal shocked family, friends and co-stars when they met their grim end in the Nov. 30 crash in Santa Clarita, Calif. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Please see the full article at: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/paul-walker-death-certificate-confirms-died-crash-thermal-injuries-article-1.1550005

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aThere were no injuries, and this was done as a precaution,a SQ Sgt. Gino ParA said. aIcy conditions might have been a factor,a ParA added. The incident took place at 8:36 a.m. along Route de Sainte-BAatrix near Ste-MAlanie, just northeast of Rawdon. A total of 17 persons were aboard the two vehicles, ParA said. He said he couldnat immediately provide an age range for the students aboard the bus. A Copyright (c) The Montreal Gazette A
Please see the full article at: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/montreal/injuries+school+accident+near+Rawdon/9296382/story.html

No injuries in school bus accident near Rawdon

Its something that can be a dangerous situation, Salmon says. The best thing to do is try to get out on your own first by using those techniques and trying by rocking your car back and forth gently. Its so easy for someone to slip on the ice and fall down and get run over. Pedestrian Safety Like injuries from pushing cars, many accidents cited in the report did not happen to the person driving the vehicle. One-third of the nontraffic crash injuries involved pedestrians and cyclists. Accidentally backing over someone accounted for 14% of injuries; children, difficult to see in blind spots, are often the victims. Nearly 50% of children injured in back-over incidents are between the ages of 1 and 4, according to research from Doernbecher Childrens Hospital in Portland, Ore. Forty-seven percent of those accidents happen at home, while another 40% happen in driveways or parking lots.
Please see the full article at: http://www.forbes.com/2009/01/28/car-accident-injuries-lifestyle-vehicles_0128_car_injuries.html

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