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Motor Vehicle Accidents & Fault

Motor Vehicle Accidents Don’t Just Happen

Motor vehicle accidents don’t “just happen”, contrary to the old saying.  For the most part, motor vehicle accidents happen because someone is at fault.  If everyone behind the wheel always drove safely and followed the rules, there would be few if any accidents on the highways. Even good drivers make mistakes. […]

Wrong Way Accidents: Why They Happen

Wrong-way accidents cause between 300 and 400 roadway fatalities each year according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA).  Wrong-way driving is defined as a driver who operates their vehicle in the opposite direction of travel on a freeway or highway and collides with a vehicle traveling in the right direction. […]

Aggressive Driving & Bad Driving Habits

Aggressive Driving: Avoiding Bad Drivers & Accidents

Aggressive driving causes approximately two thirds of all fatalities on U.S. highways.  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research also links a full 94% of motor vehicle accidents to driver error.  Motor vehicle accidents rank number one among all accidental deaths in the United States.  Highway experts believe many of […]

Tips For Defensive Driving

Driving Defensively: 5 Tips to Avoid Accidents

Driving defensively means operating your vehicle in a constant state of awareness of all other vehicles around you and knowing what you can do to prevent accidents. In a previous blog article we focused on 10 defensive driving techniques that, if followed by everyone, would greatly reduce the number of […]

Defensive Driving & Avoiding Accidents

Defensive Driving: Top 10 Skills for Accident Avoidance

Defensive driving reduces the risk of highway accidents and increases driver safety.   A defensive driver follows certain rules and avoids bad driving habits.  Defensive driving involves constant awareness of other drivers and their bad habits. Driving defensively can be one of the best ways to prevent accidents.  Sometimes hazardous driving […]

Winter Driving Conditions & Accidents

Winter Driving Conditions: Why Snow Accidents Happen

Winter driving conditions challenge even the most experienced drivers. From multi car pileups on the interstates to the slipping and sliding fender benders on local roads, snow and ice present collision dangers unlike any others. With the exception of brand new drivers who have never ever driven in snow and […]

Teen Accidents

Top 5 Reasons For Teen Car Accidents

Teen car accidents kill, on average, approximately 6 teenagers each day in the U.S. That number, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention makes motor vehicle crashes the leading cause of teenage deaths. Overall, more than 30,000 people die in car accidents every year in the U.S.   National Transportation […]

Teen Drivers Have Accidents

Teen Drivers: Knowing What to do After a Car Accident

Teen Drivers – those between 16 and 19 – are three times more likely to get involved in a car accident than those 20 or older. 1 in 4 teens will be in a collision during their first year of driving. U.S. Department of Transportation Statistics confirm 963 thousand teen […]

Bicycle Accidents & Causes

Bicycle Accidents: Recovering for Injuries

Bicycle accidents kill over 700 people a year in the U.S. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) also show some 50,000 injured each year in bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles. The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) confirms that approximately 33% of all bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles result […]

Pedestrian Accidents and Damages

Pedestrian Accidents: Proving Fault & Damages

Pedestrian accidents kill as many as five thousand people on the highways and streets of the USA every year. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics also indicate approximately 65,000 pedestrians are injured each year in motor vehicle related accidents. The numbers also reveal that a shocking 48% of pedestrian […]



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