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What Is the Law for Unmarked Crosswalks in Utah?

Understanding how crosswalks work is important as a driver or pedestrian. Crosswalks can protect pedestrians when everyone uses them correctly and respects rights-of-way. Otherwise, crosswalks can put pedestrians in danger. In 2017, 5,977 pedestrians in the U.S. lost their lives in traffic accidents. Many of these pedestrians were in crosswalks at the
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Who Pays in a No-Fault Accident in Utah?

No-fault accidents do not require the determination of an at-fault driver to cover all costs associated with the accident. Although property damage falls under the at-fault policy, bodily injury does not. That is, the court holds the at-fault driver responsible for car and property damage, but not the other party’s medical bills.
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Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

Unsafe lane changes are one of the most common causes of car accidents. In 2016, 3,369 car accidents in Utah occurred during lane changes. Over 600 of these accidents caused injuries, while two were fatal. “Leaving traffic lane” was another significant cause of collisions, with 608 such accidents total in 2016. Liability
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Is Utah a No Fault State?

Every state in the country has different laws for handling car accident insurance claims. Every state has different minimum insurance requirements and states generally operate under fault-based or no-fault systems. Utah is a no-fault state, meaning a driver who suffers injuries or property damage in a car accident will likely need to
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Utah Crash Fatalities 2016

As fatal crashes steadily rise on Utah’s roadways, driver safety is quickly becoming a rising issue. At Feller & Wendt, LLC, we wanted to take a more detailed look at fatal crash data, including investigating any underlying causes or contributing factors to the rising fatalities. With statistics from the National Highway Traffic
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Utah Vehicle Safety Inspections

Vehicle safety inspections help to ensure that drivers are not putting other drivers at risk with faulty or dangerous vehicles on the road. Every state has unique laws concerning vehicle safety inspections, and Utah is no exception. Utah drivers need to know their obligations concerning safety inspections and emissions inspections to avoid
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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Utah?

Motorcyclists have many concerns on the road, and one common topic of conversation concerning bikers in Utah is lane splitting or the act of a motorcyclist maneuvering between lanes of traffic. Since motorcycles have narrower frames than larger passenger vehicles and take up less space in a lane, it’s relatively easy for
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Personal Injury Protection (PIP) in Utah

If you are involved in an automobile collision in Utah, there are many different types of insurance coverage that might help cover expenses and losses related to the accident. One of the main types of coverage that will almost always come into play is personal injury protection (PIP). In Utah, you can
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