After a car accident, it’s always hard to think clearly and to remain calm, but it is important to take a few deep breaths and make sure you and anyone involved is not seriously injured. The next crucial step is to immediately call the police by dialing 911.
Filing a report with the police helps to …Continue Reading »
Whiplash is defined as “an injury to the cervical spine caused by an abrupt jerking motion of the head, either backward of forward.” Whiplash occurs when the head and neck are very quickly and abruptly thrust in one direction then back into the opposite direction. This can occur not only from car accidents, but also …Continue Reading »
While deaths related to driving under the influence (DUI) are at record lows, there are still far too many deaths related to alcohol. A good night out can quickly lead to a night of terror, destruction and death. But when you are having that good time, how can you know how much is too much?
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Some people think that most motorcycle accidents are caused by the reckless behavior of the operator. The fact is that more than half of them that involved a fatality occurred when the motorcycle was hit by another vehicle.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that about 5,000 people are killed and tens of thousands more …Continue Reading »
We have all been through driving school, passed the driving test, practiced diligently, and purchased car insurance to protect us, but what else are you doing to keep you and your passengers safe in your car? With so many distractions and so many simple solutions, why not put some into practice.
Distractions cause accidents; there is …Continue Reading »
Rear end accidents occur when an at fault driver hits another vehicle in front of them. Usually, this happen when the car in front stops and the driver from behind is unable to stop in time.
According to experts, this type of auto accident has a force equivalent to half of the speed of the car. …Continue Reading »
There is hardly anything more devastating than a serious motor vehicle accident. Flesh and bone doesn’t take kindly to rapidly moving, heavy pieces of metal. This can result in serious injury and even death. You can be laid up in a hospital for weeks or even months, resulting in not only damage to your body …Continue Reading »
The United States Department of Transportation indicates that commercial truck accidents account for 98% of traffic fatalities involving automobile drivers annually. This is primarily because trucks are responsible for over 500,000 accidents a year.
Here are some tips to avoid these types of accidents:
1. Defensive driving techniques – These tips most often include keeping a sharp eye out for …Continue Reading »