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Why Snow Plow Accidents Happen

Snow Plow Accidents: Why They Happen

Snow plow accidents happen.  They may be rare but they do happen. When the snow flies we all rely heavily on snow plows to clear and treat the roads.  As the white stuff piles up, snow plows barrel through to keep highways and byways from becoming impassable.  Plow truck drivers […]

cellphone while driving research

Dangers of Using Cellphone While Driving Worse Than Feared

Despite public awareness campaigns about the dangers of using a cellphone while driving, industry experts report American drivers are ignoring the cautions. People love their smartphones.  You can talk on the phone, you can text, check emails, take photos and videos, even go on the internet and do pretty much everything […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are Rotaries Safe?

Rotaries: Traffic Dangers and Statistics

Traffic rotaries send traffic looping around in a circle instead of meeting at an intersection.  In the U.S. they exist largely but not entirely in New England.  Rotaries started out in Europe but were imported to the U.S. as an alternative to controlled intersections. Highway “experts” claim rotaries aid in […]

Eating and Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving: Eating While Driving

Eighty per cent of all motor vehicle accidents and 16% of highway fatalities are caused by distracted drivers.  In studies by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or “NHTSA” texting and jabbering on the cell phone top the list of distractions. But eating while driving, something 86% of drivers admit […]

Pot, Impaired Drivers & Others Substances

Impaired Drivers: Alcohol, Illegal Drugs, Prescription Drugs & Marijuana

The risk of getting into an accident is high enough.  But the number of people driving on various substances doesn’t help. “In 2013-2014 20% of weekend nighttime drivers tested positive for drugs …” National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – February 2015 One national study with a database of over 40 […]

What is an insurance Low Ball?

What is an Insurance Low Ball?

Low balling is defined by the courts as insurance companies offering much less than cases are worth in situations where liability is either clear or highly likely. Here’s the dictionary definition of a lowball: “Low ball: to trick or deceive …  to give a markedly or unfairly low offer …”. – […]



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