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Keeping Sioux Falls Children Safe This Halloween

Halloween is a fun time for Sioux Falls children and families, but it can also pose dangers that children do not face at other times of the year. By learning about these risks and taking appropriate preventative measures, parents can reduce the chances of their child sustaining an injury during Halloween festivities. When children are...

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South Dakota Speeding Fatalities More Likely on Local Roads Than Highways

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, auto accidents involving speeding were responsible for more than 112,500 deaths on U.S roads between 2005 and 2014. This is almost equal to the number of people who died in alcohol-related car accidents during that same time period. The fact is that speeding has not received anywhere near...

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Teen Risk of Sioux Falls Fatal Accidents Triple That of Adults

New drivers have a reputation for being poor drivers. They are inexperienced. They are frequently distracted. They often don't fully appreciate the great responsibility with which they have been entrusted. Now, a new study further affirms this fact. AAA reveals new teen drivers - particularly those under the age of 18 - are three times more likely...

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South Dakota Motorcycle Accident Attorney Discusses Sturgis Rally

More than 500,000 riders expected at 77th-annual event Aug. 3 – 13 More than half a million motorcyclists from around the world are expected at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents sometimes occur at this annual event. That’s why it’s important to be prepared if you or a loved...

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Avoid Motorcycle Accidents at Sturgis Bike Rally

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is a premier event in South Dakota, drawing some 500,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from across the state and the country to share their passion for riding. The 10-day event includes a discovery ride, a 5k run, a tattoo contest, pub crawls, street food competitions, and a beard and mustache contest. Unfortunately, this...

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Truck Underride Accidents Pose Serious Risk To South Dakota Drivers

Big commercial trucks are an everyday sight on the major highways around Sioux Falls, including I-90, I-29 and I-229. When these 18-wheelers are involved in collisions, the injuries sustained can be life-altering. And some of the deadliest truck accidents we see involve underride. Underride accidents are collisions in which a smaller vehicle – like a...

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Does South Dakota Have Distracted Driving Laws?

Yes and no. Like 46 states nationwide, South Dakota bans all drivers from texting while driving statewide, according to statistics compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Administration. South Dakota's statewide texting while driving ban went into effect on July 1, 2014. Drivers who violate the law are subject to a $100 fine for texting while...

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Higher Speed Limits and South Dakota Car Accidents

Sioux Falls, SD auto accident attorneys analyze latest data Have higher highway speed limits in South Dakota resulted in more car accidents? During the last four decades, South Dakota's speed limits have steadily increased. Two years ago, the maximum speed limit on many interstate highways in South Dakota was raised to 80 mph. So, are...

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Distracted Driving Accidents Surge in South Dakota

Several studies cite seriousness of problem, Sioux Falls lawyer explains Car accidents caused by distracted drivers in South Dakota have increasingly become a problem statewide. This trend is reflected across the nation, where more than half of all traffic fatalities involved distracted drivers, according to recent studies. The number of accidents caused by distracted drivers...

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