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  • What Are the Causes of Head-On Collisions?

    What Are the Causes of Head-On Collisions?

    Head-on collisions are, without a doubt, some of the most devastating and destructive accidents, often resulting in massive property damage and severe injuries and fatalities. Fortunately, these accidents are rare. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), head-on collisions account for only about two percent of all car accidents in the…

  • What Evidence Will Help My Car Accident Case?

    What Evidence Will Help My Car Accident Case?

    If you are involved in a car accident and suffer any injuries or property damage, you may be entitled to financial compensation by filing a personal injury claim. The success of your claim will depend on whether you have sufficient evidence to prove that the other driver involved in the accident was at fault. The…

  • Does the Warmer Weather Increase Reckless Driving Behaviors?

    Does the Warmer Weather Increase Reckless Driving Behaviors?

    As the temperatures steadily rise with the summer months around the corner, motorists are more likely to lose their cool behind the wheel. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), July through September are considered the most dangerous months for car accidents. While some factors that increase the risk of summertime car accidents…

  • Is Driving at Night More Dangerous?

    Is Driving at Night More Dangerous?

    According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), driving at night is nine times deadlier than driving during the day. Several factors make nighttime driving more dangerous, including reduced visibility. Yet, since motorists do not always consider nighttime driving as hazardous as other conditions like snow, sleet, or…

  • How to Drive Safely Through a Roundabout

    How to Drive Safely Through a Roundabout

    All licensed motorists are responsible for understanding and following the rules of the road, from obeying the speed limit and maintaining a safe following distance to using your signal appropriately and stopping at a red light or stop sign. While these traffic rules are fairly straightforward, others cause some confusion, including how to navigate a…

  • Who Is Liable for a Merging Car Accident?

    Who Is Liable for a Merging Car Accident?

    If you are entering a busy highway, navigating a traffic circle, or trying to merge into another lane of traffic, there are merging laws in place that are meant to keep traffic moving smoothly and prevent car accidents. While merging onto a busy highway can be overwhelming, particularly during peak traffic hours, all motorists are…

  • Road Rage Car Accidents: What You Should Know?

    Road Rage Car Accidents: What You Should Know?

    You never know what will cause another driver to become irate and take it out on other nearby drivers. Some motorists become increasingly angry and impatient the longer they are stuck in slow-moving traffic. Others have an extreme and overly aggressive response when another driver cuts them off or if they are stuck behind a…

  • Who Is Liable for a Car Accident at an Intersection?

    Who Is Liable for a Car Accident at an Intersection?

    When motorists approach a busy intersection, they are responsible for understanding the rules of the road, including who has the right of way and when they must yield to other vehicles. While traffic signals and signage control traffic flow and prevent serious accidents at intersections, this does not always prevent negligent drivers from acting carelessly,…

  • How Can You Park Your Car Safely on the Street?

    How Can You Park Your Car Safely on the Street?

    If you are driving in a busy urban area where driveways, garages, or parking lots are few and far between, it may be necessary to park on the street. Unfortunately, when left unattended, your vehicle is vulnerable to theft, damage, or vandalism. Before you test out your parallel parking skills in the first spot you…

  • What Should I Do if I Am Accused of Faking My Car Accident Injuries?

    What Should I Do if I Am Accused of Faking My Car Accident Injuries?

    If you were injured in a car accident and the other motorist was at fault, you may be entitled to financial compensation by filing a personal injury lawsuit against the other driver. However, insurance companies are making money and will resort to various tactics to avoid paying a large settlement. One of those tactics is to accuse…