MS Lawmakers Optimistic That New Law Will Lower DUI Accident Deaths

Mississippi has been given a five-star rating by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for implementing certain safety laws and guidelines to protect drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and others on the road from drunk drivers. Most recently, state lawmakers passed legislation requiring all convicted DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicles...

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Is Mississippi’s Cap On Non-Economic Damages Constitutional (Customer-Supplied)

Mississippi law currently caps non-economic damages - compensation for intangible harms such as severe pain and suffering or emotional distress - at $1 million. Mississippi's cap on non-economic damages has come under fire by those who have been subjected to it. Some believe it is unconstitutional. One woman, Lisa Learmouth, is taking...

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Getting Mississippi Teens To Engage in Safe Driving Habits (Customer-Supplied)

There is no question that young drivers are at a greater risk of car accidents because of their lack of experience. Throw in a cellphone while behind the wheel and the risk of accident, injury or death is magnified. Despite understanding the danger of distracted driving, though, a significant number of teenage...

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