Tag: car accident attorney
Accidents Around the Holidays
Accidents around the holidays bring no joy. Who doesn’t like to celebrate? Have some fun. Enjoy the company of friends and family. And yes, enjoy some holiday cheer in the form of an adult beverage? Accidents happen every day of the year. But holidays provide a dangerous combination of heavy […]
Will self-driving cars ever really let us take the hands off the wheel?
Self-driving cars, driverless cars, autonomous cars: the terms all raise thoughts of cars driving down the road with no driver. They all mean pretty much the same thing. The day of truly hands-free self-driving vehicles may come. At the same time, even experts warn “not so fast.” Early forecasts of […]
What State has the most Rude People?
Rude People: What state plays home to the rudest people in America and why are they so rude? Whether driving in traffic and someone cuts you off, or simply shopping at the grocery store and someone pushes in front of you, rude people darken our existence everywhere. A group called […]
Less Traffic – More Fatal Accidents
With less traffic on the roads, more fatal accidents? What? When traffic volume goes down on the roads, you’d think the number of car accidents would also go down. Unfortunately, that common-sense thought proved wrong. While the amount of traffic went down due to “stay-at-home” orders during the height of […]
Massachusetts Hands Free Law: Get off the Phone and Drive!
The new Massachusetts hands free law bans drivers from using any and all hand held devices while driving. The new law, passed before the 2019 holidays actually goes into effect February 23, 2020. It prohibits drivers from using cell phones or any other electronic devices while holding them and driving. […]
300 Legal Blog Articles: What We Want You To Know
The Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers reached the mile mark of posting 300 blog articles after posting new material on a frequent basis for a number of years. Articles focusing on legal issues faced by clients and others provide updates on our central practice areas including personal injury law, […]
Before an Accident: What Are Drivers Doing?
Before an accident drivers text, drive impaired, spill coffee and look down or do any one of a number of things other than pay full attention. The same federal agency that investigates plane crashes with the goal of preventing future aviation disasters also studies highway accidents. Fatal motor vehicle accidents […]
Red Light Accidents: Fatal Accident Rate Reaches 10 Year Record
Red light accidents kill far more people than necessary. This alarming trend sees drivers barreling into intersections even after the traffic signal turns red. The number of people killed by red light runners hit a 10-year high in 2017, the latest year in which statistics have been released. A study […]
What is the Safest Seat in a Car During an Accident?
People often wonder where the safest seat in an airplane would be in case of a crash. But what about a car accident? What is the safest seat inside a car if and when a car accident takes place? It seems statistics and studies rule the day in resolving disputes. […]
Jessica’s Law: Dangers from Snow & Ice Buildup on Vehicles
Do New Hampshire police really stop drivers who don’t clear snow off the roof of their cars? During one snowstorm in November, 2018 New Hampshire Police handed out 56 traffic tickets to drivers failing to clear snow off their vehicles. On January 31, 2019, news reports indicate New Hampshire State […]