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Drivers in Ontario may be interested in a new study about aggressive driving released by the University of Waterloo in Canada. The study looked at different types of bad driving behaviors that often lead to accidents. Data for the study came from insurance companies in Texas and Ontario that had clients' vehicles equipped with on-board diagnostic devices.

esearchers used on-board diagnostic devices to determine four common bad driving behaviors. These behaviors included speeding, hard braking, hard cornering and hard accelerating. These behaviors were then compared with accident data to determine if there was a link between the poor driving behaviors and the likelihood of a car accident occurring.

Data showed that speeding was the strongest predictor of vehicle crashes. The other types of aggressive behavior did not show a strong link. Researchers want to use the data to help drivers understand the consequences of aggressive driving and emphasize that obeying the speed limit may help prevent accidents from occurring. Insurance companies may also be able to use on-board diagnostic devices when formulating the cost of insurance premiums. These behaviors could give insurance companies a better predictor of future accidents.

Those involved in a motor vehicle accident may be severely injured. These injuries could result in costly medical expenses, time spent off work during recovery, and pain and suffering. If negligent behavior caused the accident to occur, the driver may be responsible for damages to the injured parties. For example, a driver who was speeding might not have been able to slow down in time to obey a traffic signal, hitting a driver at the intersection. Because the driver didn't obey speed limits, the driver would have behaved negligently. A personal injury lawyer may be able to file a civil suit against the driver. The driver and the driver's insurance company might be required to pay medical and compensatory damages to the injured parties.

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$2
Million

Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial /Tribunal hearing

$1.06
Million

Pedestrian Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1
Million

Elbow fracture

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1
Million

Psychological and Shoulder Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.3
Million

Psychological and Chronic Pain

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.025
Million

Psychological and Knee Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.5
Million

Psychiatric and TBI

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.43
Million

Femur Fracture

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$500K

Long Term Disability

Age 55 Denied LTD

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.8
Million

Fatality Accident

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

250K

Psychological/Depression

LTD

Settled without the need of a Trial

725K

Soft tissues & psychological injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

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Muhammad M. Alam

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Muhammad M. Alam is a Barrister-at-Law of Osgoode Hall in Toronto and he is the Founder and Managing Barrister of Alam Law Firm. Muhammad is passionate of ADR in litigations. He holds designation of a “Qualified Mediator” as well as a “Qualified Arbitrator” and a member of ADR Institute of Canada and ADR Institute of Ontario.

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M. Aftab Alam holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Ryerson University, a Bachelors in law , LL.B, and a Masters in law, LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Laurencia Fasoyiro is a Barrister and Solicitor with Alam Law Firm, PC. She has over 15 years of combined experience practicing law in Texas U.S.A and Ontario, Canada. She is a member of the law society of Upper Canada and a member of the State Bar of Texas.

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Naina Tandon obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) and Law Degree from the University of Delhi in 1985 and 1988, respectively. Upon being called to the bar in 1988, she practiced law in New Delhi, India, with a reputable law firm, C..R. Dua & Associates, for several years before relocating to Canada.

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