Blog: Distracted Driving
- Which Car Safety Features Are the Most Important?
July 20, 2022Read More
All of your car’s safety features are important and should be used when possible. Technology advances at rapid speeds, and those advances add new safety features to your car intended to keep you and your passengers safe on the road. Think of cars in their early versions; there were no seat belts, no airbags, and […]
- Why Are Rear-End Truck Accidents so Dangerous?
January 31, 2022Read More
Truck accidents with large commercial vehicles are often severe, and rear-end accidents are common. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that there are more than 2 million rear-end accidents throughout the United States each year. Rear-end collisions account for approximately 30 percent of all motor vehicle accidents. Catastrophic injuries can result from any […]
- What Causes Holiday Parking Lot Accidents?
December 23, 2021Read More
The holiday season is here, and the traffic volume can be intimidating. It can also be dangerous as well, specifically for those driving through parking lots. During the months of November and December, two out of every five car accidents happen in parking lots. According to State Farm, parking lot accidents increase by 20 percent […]
- What Is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week?
December 06, 2021Read More
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week is held annually to raise awareness of issues that affect many older drivers. Older Driver Safety Awareness Week runs from Dec. 6 to Dec. 10 with the goal of recognizing the additional difficulties older drivers face. Overall, older drivers are less prone to car accidents, but they account for a […]
- Failure to Wear a Seat Belt Named as Top Cause of Spinal Injuries in Teenagers
July 23, 2021Read More
In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 2,400 teenagers between 13 to 19 years old were killed in car accidents from not wearing a seat belt. There were 258,000 teenagers and young adults treated in emergency for various injuries related to car accidents. Spinal cord injuries were among the most […]
- How can I Observe Distracted Driving Awareness Month?
April 19, 2021Read More
Many drivers multitask during their morning and evening commutes, but this dangerous behavior can lead to a severe car accident. In 2019, distracted driving accounted for 3,142 deaths in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The number of distracted driving accidents has been steadily increasing over the past decade. […]
- Why are Truck Accidents on the Rise?
February 02, 2021Read More
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has reinforced the need for the trucking industry. Yet, the trucking industry contains dangers that contribute to collisions each year in the United States. Oversized vehicles that are tasked with transporting goods on highways and roads cause a significant amount of truck accidents every year. The trucking industry is responsible for […]
- What Driving Safety Tips Should I Follow in Winter?
January 11, 2021Read More
Every motorist should prepare early to deal effectively with wintertime driving in order to prevent a serious car accident. It only takes a bit of time to take some safety precautions. The following lists common causes of winter collisions and how to prevent them and other related dangers. Stock the Car for Emergencies An emergency […]
- Why are Car Accidents Common in Residential Neighborhoods?
August 03, 2020Read More
Countless small and major car accidents happen every day, resulting in more than 36,000 deaths annually across the country, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Although many crashes occur on highways and other frequently used arteries, plenty happen in residential neighborhoods. The tragic, costly outcome of a residential automobile accident can be […]
- When Do I Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
July 06, 2020Read More
Car accidents can happen quickly and unexpectedly and leave victims with lifelong effects, both physically and mentally. Car accidents range from minor fender benders to more serious accidents that involve massive financial losses and injuries. In fact, there are over 10 million car crashes each year, and three out of every 1000 are fatal. Nevertheless, […]
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