Category: Vehicle Accidents
July 14, 2015 /
“Racing Experience” Questions

If you are a NASCAR or Formula 1 racing fan, or if you just love fast cars, you may have heard about “racing experiences.” They allow you to get behind the wheel of a real race car and try it out after some classroom time and safety instruction. They go by names such as the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience or the Mario Andretti Racing Experience. It’s one of a number of “fantasy experiences” that have sprung up in the last few years, and...

May 15, 2015 /
Binge Drinking: A Serious Problem Going from Bad to Worse

Binge drinking is on the rise in this country. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington reports that, since 2005, heavy drinking in the U.S. has gone up by 17.2%, and binge drinking has risen by 8.9%. And Indiana is no exception to this general rule. A Ball State report found that more than one-third of Indiana adults who drink admit to binging regularly on alcohol. Despite the way some comedians ...

April 28, 2015 /
Megaproblems with Megabus

Driving through work zones can be perilous (you'll find lots of information about work zone accidents on our website) -- but for some passengers traveling recently through an I-65 work zone on a double-decker Megabus, it was both scary and painful. On April 13, 2015, the Megabus was headed from Chicago to Atlanta when it approached a construction area. Although a state police car was present, with lights flashing, the bus driver ran into the re...

February 13, 2015 /
The Latest Traffic Statistics: Good News And Bad News

For most of us, the word "statistics" just brings up visions of digits -- numbers, percentages, rates, ranks -- that, like beauty, are their own excuse for being. But the American Statistical Association (ASA) says, "Statistics is the science of learning from data, and of measuring, controlling, and communicating uncertainty; and it thereby provides the navigation essential for controlling the course of scientific and societal advances." It's th...

February 2, 2015 /
Indiana in the Top 10

You can assign rankings to just about anything -- top ten places to retire, top ten basketball teams, top ten beaches, top ten polluted cities. Sometimes being in the Top Ten is a coveted position; other times it's something one would wish to avoid. Here's a Top Ten ranking that we're pleased to see: A new report from Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety includes Indiana as one of the top ten states which have passed laws to decrease the numb...

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Mike Stephenson is a Super Lawyer in Indiana along with many of his peers at McNeely Stephenson. This is one of the highest honors an attorney can achieve

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