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July 2, 2016

Every year, Americans celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, parties and other fun activities. What few people may realize as they hit the roads to get to and from their July 4th celebrations, however, is that this holiday weekend is the single deadliest time for drivers to be on the roads….
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May 2, 2016

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds… Highway safety literature has documented that teen drivers, due to a combination of immaturity and inexperience, have a higher propensity for risk-taking behaviors than do older and more experienced drivers. Research and crash data tell us that…
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April 5, 2016

We at the Savage Law Firm are proud to support the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre), an advocacy and charitable organization dedicated to helping child pornography survivors. While a great deal is being accomplished around the world to support those who have been victimized by child pornography, the…
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March 3, 2016

A former college professor who was recently convicted of possessing child pornography will now have to pay $78,900 in restitution to some of the victims – those who were featured in the images and videos that the man collected and shared. The man, who was also sentenced to serve six…
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February 15, 2016

An international working group co-chaired by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection has just rolled out a new initiative to investigate the effects of child sex abuse and enhance recovery services for victims. As part of this initiative, the group has developed a survey for child sex abuse survivors in…
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January 8, 2016

Dogs have long been used by law enforcement officials to sniff out contraband like bombs and drugs. A few working canines, however, have recently expanded this list to include the micro SD cards and thumb drives used by child pornographers to hide evidence. In fact, one of these so-called ‘porn…
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December 31, 2015

Oregon authorities who comprise the Governor’s Advisory Committee on DUII are gearing up to crackdown on impaired drivers in the coming years, with their first order of business being to convene next week to discuss “legislative concepts” for the New Year. This committee, which includes public officials and leaders from…
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December 27, 2015

Over the first half of 2015, U.S. roadways saw a big surge in fatal motor vehicle accidents, according to officials at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). In fact, a “statistical projection” of the latest data, which is still preliminary, indicates that “an estimated 16,225 people died in motor vehicle…
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December 22, 2015

The 5-Star Safety Rating system for new vehicles will be the focus of major updates in the New Year, authorities at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced earlier this month. Looking to advance this system into the modern age, authorities have explained that they are proposing a number…
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December 18, 2015

Of the millions and millions of Americans that will be traveling to celebrate the holidays this year, about 90 percent will be driving their vehicles, and the average holiday road trip will be about 275 miles.1 For motorists who will be driving in colder, snowy or icy conditions at any…
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