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  • NTSB Recommends Two New Trucking Safety Standards

    Truck underride accidents, those accidents that happen when a vehicle collides with a truck and slides underneath it, kill hundreds of people each year. While there are certain safety mechanisms in place to prevent underride accidents, data shows that they are often ineffective.

  • Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in Texas

    Motorcycle safety begins with you, the rider. While you can't always account for others’ negligence, you can take some steps to improve your own personal safety and reduce the risk injury in a serious or fatal crash.

  • Basics of an Auto Accident Claim

    Auto accidents – whether relatively minor or serious – can be scary, confusing, and debilitating. It can be difficult to know what to do if you were injured in an auto accident, and you may be confused about how to get financial recovery for your injuries and damages.

  • Fatal Car Accidents Involving Marijuana Have Tripled in U.S.

    Marijuana alters a person’s ability to perform certain functions, including operating a motor vehicle. According to a new study, fatal car crashes involving marijuana have tripled during the past decade, which may be responsible for the increase in impaired driving accidents in recent years.

  • Does Daylight Savings Time Cause More Auto Accidents?

    Last weekend much of the United States, “sprang forward” as we moved our clocks ahead one hour. While daylight savings time has long been considered a modern rite of passage for the changing seasons, some experts point out that the time change puts our health at risk and increases the risk of accidents and injuries – particularly auto accidents and heart attacks.

  • Shedding Light on Vehicle ‘Bright’ Laws in Michigan

    High beam lights, better known as brights, are an important safety feature in every car. When driving in the dark on a remote or poorly lit road, activating your brights can increase your visibility by up to three times. But while brights make navigating the road safer for you, they can actually have a reverse effect on other drivers when used improperly, causing blurred vision and increasing their risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident.

  • You’re Going the Wrong Way! - Why Wrong Way Driving Happens

    While cities and states should obviously work to improve signs and barriers around any areas that have been a problem site for wrong way accidents, it seems clear that the best way to stop wrong way accidents is to stop drunk driving.

  • NY Car Accidents and Insurance: News You Can Use

    If you are like most people in New York, car accidents leave you wondering what to do. In addition to obtaining prompt and effective medical care if you have been injured, you will need to deal with your insurance company. Unfortunately, this can turn even a minor fender bender into a major challenge and require you to spend significant time to get the benefits you thought you had paid for with your insurance premiums.

  • Distracted Driving: A Serious Problem in New York

    Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 15 people die per day in the United States in car accidents that involve distracted driving? Moreover, another 1,200 people are injured on a daily basis.

  • Are Radar Detectors Illegal in My State?

    Designed to alert drivers when a radar gun is being deployed in their area, radar detectors help protect drivers from getting pulled over, and consequently, getting a speeding ticket. In some cases, this gives drivers the confidence to drive faster than the speed limit allows. Since radar detectors make drivers feel they’re above (or faster than) the law, they’re quite controversial. Their morality and legality have been debated for many years, and they remain a divisive issue today.