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Hit and run car Wrecks

What is a hit and run car wreck? A hit and run car wreck is usually where a driver hits your vehicle and then drives off.  Another common situation is where a driver hits your parked vehicle when you aren’t there and then drives away without leaving any information.  Unfortunately, hit and run car crashes...
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Dangerous car accidents more likely in Arkansas than many other states

Arkansas has a high rate of car accidents and low seat-belt use A 2016 study by 24/7 Wallstreet reviewed data from the International Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHA).  The Study looked at factors such as car accident fatalities per capita, intoxicated driving, driving without a seat-belt, and accident location and concluded...
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Wet Weather Car Accidents

Wet Weather Causes Car Accidents According to the Department of Transportation (DOT), there are over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year.  The DOT says that 22% of these crashes are weather related.  Wet weather is the cause of these accidents (74% on wet pavement and 46% during rainfall).  In fact, the same report indicates that snow...
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WHY POINTS ON YOUR DRIVING RECORD MATTER (PART 1): DRIVER’S LICENSE SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION

How Drivers get Points on Their Licenses: In most cases in Arkansas, points on driving records are monitored by the Department of Finance Administration (DFA) instead of by a court.  The effect of points on your license will depend on how many points you accrue.  The first few points will not impact your ability to retain...
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Fayetteville police will now wear body cameras

Fayetteville Police will begin wearing body cameras as part of a $700,000, five year contract.  The cameras will be produced by Axon (formerly TASER) and should look something like the photo below. Body cameras have been in the news the last few years surrounding the discussion of reducing unjustified police shootings and other police misconduct.  Some...
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