A sport utility vehicle or suburban utility vehicle (SUV) is a vehicle similar to a station wagon or estate car, usually equipped with four-wheel drive for on- or off-road ability. Some SUVs include the towing capacity of a pickup truck with the passenger-carrying space of a minivan or large sedan.Popular in the late-1990s and early–mid-2000s, SUVs sales temporarily declined due to high oil prices and a declining economy. The traditional truck-based SUV is gradually being supplanted by the crossover SUV, which uses an automobile platform for lighter weight and better fuel efficiency, as a response to much of the criticism of sport utility vehicles.
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  • Car Accidents Caused by Tire Blowouts

    … will (and for no charge to you). Additionally, If your car, truck or SUV suffered a blowout accident due to being fitted with the wrong kind of tires, you may even have a valid claim against the negligent body shop or tire shop. How to avoid a tire failure. As a conscientious driver, it’s important to do your part to prevent potential accidents caused…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Are Golf Carts Safe on Streets?

    … as larger vehicles including standard airbags. Jessica Cicchino, vice president for research at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, stated golf carts are not crashworthy, according to Pew Trusts. A vehicle or SUV can weigh four times more than a golf cart, and the smaller vehicle simply cannot compete with that. You are more likely…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Twice as Many Pedestrian and Cyclist Fatalities in 2015

    …, and in another where no citation was issued a 58 year old female was hit by an SUV and killed. In February a man was hit by one car and then run over again by a second vehicle. In early March a 41 year old man was killed by a driver with PCP, cocaine, and marijuana in his system. A day later, a woman and her two children ages four and nine suffered…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 34 readers -
  • Famous Automotive Recalls in History

    … by the decreased tire pressure exacerbated the problem. This is usually followed by complete tire disintegration. At high speeds, if tread separation occurred on an SUV like the Explorer which has a high center of gravity, the vehicle could roll over violently. This is exactly what happened to 240 Explorer owners who were killed by tread separation. While…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 51 readers -
  • Tobalina-Gonzalez, Domicilio Killed in Bus Crash in Weimar, TX

    … and killed Miguel Angel Tobalina-Gonzalez, 31, and Roman Juan Domicilio, 34; ten others were injured in the wreck. Accident Scene / Credit: KHOU The bus accident was reported to have occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Interstate 10 in Weimar, Texas—a town about 85 miles west of Houston. The Mexican-based bus company was transporting passengers from Laredo…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 36 readers -
  • Medicare Fraud Plea in Detroit Pill Mill Case

    … good that at times the recruiter couldn’t fit all the “patients” in his SUV and had to cram people in the trunk area. After his arrest but prior to his guilty plea, Dr. Awada told the DEA that he ran a “highly ethical” office and was not a pill mill. The DEA and prosecutors didn’t buy it, however. What was the cost of this scam? We may never know…

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
  • Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in East Harris County

    … We at the The Law Offices of Tad Nelson and Associates would like to send our deepest regards and best wishes to the family of Deputy Jesse Valdez III, 32, an 11 year veteran with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office who was the victim of a head on collision with an SUV on E. Wallisville Road in the east Houston, Harris County town of Highlands, TX…

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 36 readers -