Tag: car accident attorney
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 […]
Aggressive Drivers Worse During Christmas Season
Aggressive drivers terrorize the highways all year round. But over the Christmas holiday season they strike fear into other drivers at an even higher rate. With pressure to buy gifts, attend social events and other seasonal stress, drivers often forget good driving manners. If they ever had them. How bad […]
Real ID: What is it? Why is Renewing my Driver’s License So Complicated?
Real ID is the name given to kicked up federal standards for driver’s licenses and other types of identification. When your driver’s license comes up for renewal you need to quickly brush up on the choices facing you. Hopefully this article simplifies the issues. Congress passed the REAL ID Act, […]