Tag: serious car accidents
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 […]
Seatbelts: Why Do We Have to Wear Them?
Seatbelts raise little controversy. Many people buckle-up without thinking much about it. Others wonder why we wear seatbelts, what actual purpose is served and why we don’t have the option to buckle up or not. Such questions present fair and important issues. The answers lie in safety concerns. Extensive research and studies prove […]
Buying Car Insurance: The Basics
After a car accident is no time to learn about buying car insurance. But it’s after a car accident that many car owners first learn they don’t have basic adequate car insurance. Buying car insurance sometimes becomes a game of seeing how little one can pay. That might ease the […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]
Left Lane Laws: Lane Hogs are Dangerous and Break the Law
Driving too slowly in the left lane of a multilane interstate highway presents a danger to other motorists, causes accidents and violates the law in most states. Many drivers don’t realize that driving too slowly in the far left lane of an interstate violates the law in approximately 38 U.S. states. […]