Tag: serious injuries
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. […]
Drinking Habits Up In America
Drinking tops the list of national pastimes. Two studies show skyrocketing drinking by Americans. The Centers for Disease Control report binge drinking increased eleven percent from 2011 to 2017. CDC defines binge drinking of alcohol as downing four drinks during one occasion for women, five drinks for men. Under the […]
New Hampshire’s Unique Laws: Injuries and Damages
New Hampshire’s unique laws point the finger at anyone and everyone who might share fault for an accident or injury. We’re talking negligence here. Whether a car accident, a slip and fall or other injury case, NH applies its own law on dividing damages. New Hampshire is unique in many […]
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 […]
Turn Signals – Why Drivers Neglect Them & How It Causes Accidents
Turn signals are automatic for most drivers. Some drivers automatically activate blinkers before turns. Others automatically ignore turn signals. Everyone knows failing to use turn signals before a lane change or prior to making a turn is wrong. Turn signals make up one of the basic rules new drivers learn […]
Small Cars: Are They Really More Dangerous?
Small cars bring more affordable car payments but are they safer? The laws of physics tell us that when a large object and a small object crash, the larger one sustains less damage. But that scenario fails to tell the whole story. True, numerous traffic studies confirm that SUVs top […]
Worst Traffic: Top 10 Worst Cities in the USA
You know traffic presents a nightmare. The more traffic the more accidents. But how bad is it? Anyone driving in a city on a regular basis knows that traffic isn’t getting any better. It kills time, saps productivity and causes serious accidents. Traffic does nothing for mental health. In fact, […]
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 […]
Dash Cams: 5 Reasons Dash Cams Are A Good Idea
Dash cams, cameras mounted just inside a vehicle’s windshield, record the view out front of the vehicle. Some attach to the windshield, others fasten to the dashboard. If there’s an accident or other event, dash cams can provide unique evidence not available from any other source. Car accidents happen and […]