Tag: car accidents
Road Rage: Stay Out Of The Way!
Road rage kills. Aggressive drivers also scare the daylights out of drivers simply trying to get to work or other destinations. Whether it’s the stress many feel on a daily basis, or the crushing press of deadlines, driving often becomes a challenge. Hitting massive traffic jams choking U.S. highways does […]
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 […]
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 […]
Traffic Accidents: Gridlock, Bad Drivers and Accident Rates
Traffic, accidents and headaches. Those three things seem to go together. For those who sit in traffic day in and day out there’s no relief in numbers. But people who study such things tell us Massachusetts has reason to be proud. Boston rush hour traffic ranks number 1 worst in […]
Worse Drivers, Men or Women? The Survey Says …
Who are the worse drivers, men or women? We’re not looking to inflame the so-called battle of the sexes. In researching this topic we found numerous studies claiming to provide facts and insight on America’s driving habits. After a while the studies piled up to the point that this age-old […]
Time Change Causes Accidents
Spring ahead and fall back, they say, but do they know the time change causes accidents? Setting clocks ahead in the spring and back in the fall annoys many people. Beyond the annoyance, car accident experts warn that setting the clock back in the fall increases the number of car […]
What Causes Most Car Accidents?
You’re driving along at full highway speed. Music plays. Thoughts wander from that project at work to weekend plans. Seems like nothing could go wrong. The suddenly, bam. Car accidents kill 38,000 people in the U.S. each year. Two million injuries result from car accidents annually. Records indicated 34,436 car […]
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 […]
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. They usually say only drive if necessary, otherwise, avoid taking any vehicle out on the road […]