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- How Can You Prevent a Truck Accident?
It can be intimidating to drive right next to a big-rig or an 18-wheeler. They are huge, weigh about 80,000 pounds and have this scary tendency to drift in and out of your lane. But, sharing the roadway with these large trucks does not have to be daunting and a nightmare. There are steps you can take to stay safe around big rigs and make sharing the road with commercial truck drivers a lot loss tense.
- Middle Aged Drivers who Text while Driving at Increased Risk for Car Accidents
Car accidents continue to be the primary cause of injury and death in the United States. There are many causes of car accidents, but a high percentage of accidents occur due to driver negligence. Common distracted driving behaviors that people engage in include drunk driving, distracted driving, and aggressive driving.
- Statistics Show Promising Trend in Reduction of Fatal Car Crashes
The year 2013 brought good news to United States motorists. According to data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 1,063 less people killed and 49,000 less people injured in car accidents across the nation than in the previous year.
- Dangerous Conditions at Construction Sites
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the construction industry is considered one of the most dangerous jobs in America.
- Driving on Icy Roads Causes Serious Injuries
Winter weather presents serious hazards for drivers. Auto technology has made significant strides in enabling drivers to be safe on the road, including all-wheel drive, anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, traction control, and snow tires.
- Drunk Driving Less Prevalent in Well-Policed Areas
A recent study by the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation examined different communities’ responses to impaired drivers and their effectiveness in keeping drunk drivers off the road. Researchers found that strictly enforcing DUI laws helped to reduce drunk driving accidents.
- Icy Fall Accidents
New Jersey’s winter weather often involves thawing and freezing cycles which lead to dangerous icy surfaces.
- New Emergency Braking Systems
The goal of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is to support new technologies that increase safety to all drivers on the road and reduce the incidents of car accidents.
- Limits to a Hunting Company’s Liability during a Hunting Accident
When a Clarksburg, West Virginia company provides its grounds for hunting purposes, it may face exposure to liability in case of any injuries or accidents that occur on its premises. The extent of such liability may differ depending on the relationship between the company and the hunter.
- How to File a Personal Injury Claim On Behalf Of Incapacitated Loved One
Sometimes, injuries in an accident can leave a person mentally and physically incapacitated and unable to take any legal action on his or her own. In such cases, authorized family members may file a personal injury claim on behalf of the person.