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Why Speeding Can Increase the Risk of Car Accidents

Many forms of driver negligence can lead to car accidents, and violations of traffic laws are often a clear sign that a driver is at fault for a collision. Driving above the speed limit is one of the most common traffic violations, and it is likely to be committed by every driver at some point. While many people do not feel that speeding is a serious violation, it can be [...]

Teen Car Accident Risks Increase During the Summer

The summer months can be dangerous for drivers, especially those who are younger and have less experience. The period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the “100 deadliest days of summer” for teen drivers, since during this time, the rate of car accidents increases significantly. AAA reports that there were more than 7,000 fatal car accidents that took place during the summer months between 2010 [...]

How Is Fault Determined in a Multi-Vehicle Pileup?

While some car accident cases are straightforward, it is not always easy to understand who was responsible for a crash. Even in relatively minor collisions, there are a variety of factors that can play a role in determining who was at fault. When multiple vehicles are involved in a crash, understanding who was at fault can be even more complicated. Those who have been injured in multi-vehicle pileups will need [...]

2021-05-26T12:57:00+00:00May 23, 2021|Car Accidents|

What Are the Most Common Causes of T-Bone Collisions?

Of the various different types of car accidents and truck accidents that affect people in the United States, side-impact collisions are among the most dangerous. These accidents are often referred to as “T-bone collisions,” since when one vehicle strikes another vehicle from the side, the vehicles resemble a letter “T.” These types of collisions account for around 25% of all car accident fatalities. T-bone collisions can result in multiple different [...]

2021-05-14T14:50:05+00:00May 16, 2021|Car Accidents|

What Are the Most Common Reasons for Construction Zone Accidents?

There are many different types of dangers that affect drivers and others who use the roads. Construction zones are one issue that can increase the risks of car accidents. When driving in road work areas, drivers will often need to follow unfamiliar traffic patterns, and issues such as narrow lanes, abrupt edges, unexpected traffic stoppages, and construction equipment being operated close to traffic can put them at risk of being [...]

2021-05-13T14:40:07+00:00May 13, 2021|Car Accidents|

What Are the Most Common Causes of Head-On Collisions?

Car accidents can range from relatively minor bumps or scrapes to multi-vehicle pileups. While even minor collisions can result in injuries to drivers or passengers and damage to vehicles or other property, high-speed crashes are more likely to cause serious bodily harm or wrongful death. Head-on collisions are some of the most dangerous types of motor vehicle accidents. Those who have been injured in these types of crashes will want [...]

2021-04-26T15:40:26+00:00April 26, 2021|Car Accidents|

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

There are many types of driver negligence that can lead to car accidents, but distracted driving is one of the most common, and it is also one of the most deadly. Drivers who take their eyes away from the road or who do not completely pay attention to driving put themselves and others at risk. To address this issue, the National Safety Council is recognizing April as Distracted Driving Awareness [...]

2021-04-20T15:19:31+00:00April 20, 2021|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving|

Why Did the Number of Pedestrian Accident Deaths Increase in 2020?

For many, life seemed to slow to a standstill for much of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic led many people to work from home and avoid traveling or attending public gatherings. Because of this, one would expect that the roads would have been safer due to less traffic. However, the opposite was true, especially for pedestrians. The number of fatal pedestrian accidents increased by 8% from 2019 to 2020, but since [...]

2021-04-09T15:34:17+00:00April 9, 2021|Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|

Do Hands-Free Devices Really Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents?

In recent years, the dangers of distracted driving have become more and more well-known. The increased use of smartphones has led many people to attempt to use these devices to make calls, send text messages, read and send emails, or post to social media while behind the wheel. These types of distractions can be very dangerous, and they are likely to lead to car accidents. To prevent collisions and protect [...]

2021-03-31T17:58:23+00:00April 3, 2021|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving|

Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Led to More Drunk Driving Car Accidents?

Over the past year, everyone has had to deal with changes in our lives related to the outbreak of the coronavirus. While most people have taken steps to protect themselves and others from being infected, such as staying home whenever possible, some people’s actions have put others at risk of harm. One key concern that has affected many people is the possibility that more people will drive while intoxicated due [...]

2021-03-22T14:37:33+00:00March 22, 2021|Car Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents|
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