Common Driving Regulations

Comprehending the many different traffic regulations can seem like a daunting task. There are so many variations of laws between cities and states that you may not be able to know all of them. However, don’t be discouraged or feel like you can’t drive because you don’t know these different regulations.

Here are the most common driving regulations

Reckless driving

rdftgycxhReckless driving is somewhat of an overreaching term that encompasses any form of distracted and harmful driving that result in an accident or harm of another person. Although it may seem normal to multitask while driving, taking your eyes off the road for any reason can cause you to miss important cues on the road around you.Pay attention to the road all times and have your passengers take care of things like navigating, changing radio stations, and adjusting things in the car so that you can focus on the driving.


Speeding is one of the most common driving regulations. It is a highly ticketed driving violation in America. Whether you were following traffic or didn’t notice a speed limit zone change, a police officer can pull you over and charge you with a moving violation.The best way to avoid this charge is to be vigilant about the current speed limit, and even if traffic is speeding around you, abide by the appropriate speed limit.

Disobeying traffic lights

It is fairly common to see someone in the lane next to you speed up when he or she sees a changing stoplight pass through the intersection before the red light changes. This usually involves exceeding the speed limit, and it is considered reckless driving as it could result in an accident and harm other drivers at the intersection. Similarly, running a stop sign can be very dangerous as oncoming traffic could already be in the intersection when you ran the sign.

Ignoring pedestrians

rdfcvgsdhbnOne of the most frustrating things for a driver is getting stuck behind a vehicle that constantly stops along the side of the road. For instance, city transportation buses and school buses make frequent stops to let passengers on and off the vehicle. It is unlawful to pass a stopped school bus when pedestrians are coming and going, and it’s important to yield to these types of vehicles to ensure the safety of yourself and the other passengers.

Be safe

The most important part of driving is consistently practicing safe driving habits everywhere you go. The most common driving regulations drivers are charged with all stem from unsafe driving actions. To avoid receiving a ticket or being charged for one of these violations, practice safe driving habits and constantly be aware of other potentially reckless drivers around you.…

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Smoothly Patent Obtaining Facts

You have come up with an incredible idea, and now you want to patent it. Do you know the steps that need to be followed to get a patent? Here is a list of Facts you should know about obtaining a patent so that patent filing process goes as smoothly as possible for you.

Process of obtaining patent

The first step is the patent search, and this is perhaps the most important step

You should make sure that there hasn’t been a patent filed for your invention already. This includes patents for ideas or inventions that are very similar to yours even if they aren’t the same.
Should you find that there is one, you will need to head back to the drawing board and invent something new. This will help ensure you don’t end up in legal trouble being charged with infringement by the owner of the patent.

The paperwork is somewhat confusing and time-consuming

edcdffgvYou may seek professional guidance from a patent attorney or a patent service firm for this part. While you are filling out the paperwork, you can apply for a provisional patent which allows you to mark your invention as having a patent pending. The provisional patent doesn’t require the formal explanation that the patent application requires. It is good for one year. You can also apply for a utility patent before the expiration of your provisional patent which will keep the patent pending status on your invention until you get the final decision from the patent board.

One of the hardest steps when you want to get a patent is waiting after you have filled out the application and submitted it

This can be an extremely long waiting time, and when it finally comes back, if it has not been approved, you may be asked for corrections on the part of the application. This means it, re-submitting and waiting some more.

Once the application is approved, you can file for the patent

This part does not take as long but is very important that you make sure everything is in order from beginning to end. Then you will get an approval letter from the examiner, and you will be on your way.

The next step is the publication, and this takes place within 18 months

rdfvgxcfgvbThen all you will need to do is decide whether or not you are going to do the marketing and production or if you will find a patent services company to do it for you.¬†Once you are granted a patent you are going to pay the patent issue fee. This fee pays for the first few years that the patent is in effect, and you as the inventor will also need to pay the maintenance fees to prevent that patent from becoming void.…

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