Driving High: Are Pot Smokers Causing More Accidents?
As more and more states legalize recreational marijuana, debate rages on about driving high and it effects. Can people drive just as well after smoking pot? Are those who drive high causing accidents? How do police prove a driver was driving high? One insurance research group found that collision claims […]
Driving in the Rain – Highway Dangers
Driving in the rain presents greater danger than driving in wintry snow and ice. That’s right. You know how some people go crazy when the snow flies. Officials warn everyone to stay off the roads due to snow and ice. Grocery stores fill up with shoppers grabbing milk, bread and […]
Serious Injuries: Car Accidents & Highway Dangers
Serious injuries result from car accidents every day. Agencies that keep track of such things report an average of 6 million car accidents each year in the USA. 3 million people suffer injuries in U.S. car accidents each year. Approximately 2 million of those injuries end up being permanent. An […]
Driving on Prescription Drugs
Driving on prescription drugs can pose serious hazards. The thought of impaired driving usually conjures images of drunk driving. Law enforcement officials and others for years now warned of dangers on the highway caused by mixing alcohol and driving. Also, although sometimes controversial, the use of illegal drugs also presents […]
Self-Driving Cars: Will They Replace Humans Behind the Wheel?
When self-driving cars or autonomous cars are accepted everywhere, will the government ever ban human driven cars? Let’s look at what’s behind the push for self-driving cars, also called “autonomous cars”. We all know computer people want to take over the world. In stores, self-checkouts now slowly overtake the function […]
Speeding: Higher Accident Risk and More Severe Injuries
As a personal injury attorney for over 25 years I’ve seen speeding cause many unfortunate car accidents. Just like many a Las Vegas Car Accident Lawyer has and regularly helps people work through the legal aftermath. Speeding itself causes tragic accidents with serious personal injuries and death. Combined with distracted […]
Event Data Recorders: They’re Watching Your Driving
Event Data Recorders lurk inside up to 90% of all new cars, ready to store data on a crash. You’re cruising along, mind half on the road and half on life events. If you’re like most people, you don’t even know the event data recorder is hard wired under the […]
Bad Driving: What America’s Drivers are Doing Behind the Wheel
If you think American’s bad driving habits are getting worse and worse each day, you’re right. All you have to do is drive out on the highway and you see cars all over the road, vehicles changing lanes then back again with no warning. Statistics actually confirm those observations. It’s […]