auto accident

Common ‘Bad’ Driving Habits & How to Correct Them

When it comes to driving, sometimes bad habits can bring you down. Or more specifically, your car. Some people may be set in their ways when it comes to driving, and months or even years of doing the same thing can help you create a routine that is tough to break.

No matter where you live, safe driving practices are always a good idea. Whether you live in an area where traffic is a big issue or a relatively quiet rural area, you can always benefit from following good driving habits.

If you have so-called ‘bad’ driving habits and want to get […]

How to Talk to New Drivers About Driving Safely

As a parent, you may have dreaded the day that your child has approached the legal driving age. Most teens want to go to driving school and get their permit and eventually their license to drive. You may feel nervous about this budding stage in their life where they are going to be driving and inherit all of the responsibility that comes with it.

While teenage drivers and drivers in their twenties are largely regarded as being the worst bracket of drivers on the road, it’s simply inexperience that causes young drivers to earn this somewhat unfortunate reputation. However, that is […]

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Drowsy Driving Accidents are Preventible

When it comes to driving drowsy, is it actually an issue? As it turns out, driving drowsy is a huge issue facing the nation today. A study conducted by the National Sleep Foundation found that one in ten people admitted to falling asleep completely behind the wheel in the past year. Worse, one out of seven drivers from the ages of 16 to 24 nodded off while driving once or more in the past year. The study was part of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, held November 12 to 18.

The week is designed to raise awareness of the dangers of driving […]

When To Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been injured in life, you know that it can be no fun. Getting injured in a car accident can not only be physically painful, it can be mentally frightening and emotionally jarring. Often you can feel confused or displaced when being involved in an accident. Your ears may be ringing and you may feel that you are unable to focus. It’s a state called shock, and once it passes, then you’re left to deal with other concerns.

Following an accident, your car may be wrecked or damaged heavily. Loss of property, in this case a motor vehicle, is […]

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Distracted Driving Accidents

You may already know that using your phone while driving is dangerous, but did you know that distracted driving is actually the cause of thousands of accidents every year? While some of the people involved in the accident are lucky enough to walk away, not everyone is always that fortunate. Thousands of deaths per year in the United States can be attributed to distracted driving as the cause, with still more that are not reported as such. It does often happen that neither of the parties in the accident walks away.

If you are already an active driver, you probably know […]

Truck Accidents 101: All You Need To Know

Over forty thousand people die each year from auto accidents in the United States. It’s been said that driving on the road is actually more of a threat to your life than getting on a plane and taking a transcontinental flight. Death by automobile is never desirable, but then neither is a serious injury as the result of another driver. It’s infuriating enough that poor drivers who make bad decisions or are intoxicated can change your life so completely. However, if you or someone you love has recently been involved in an auto accident, you do have options that are […]

Texting While Driving Is The Leading Cause of Teen Deaths in the U.S.

Texting while driving is the main cause of accident and death for most of the teenagers driving in America today. According to a recent study, distracted driving deaths are an even larger risk for teenagers than driving under the influence. It just goes to show how much times have changed– and how truly dangerous and even deadly distracted driving can be. It may seem innocuous, but texting or talking on the phone or even looking for something or talking while you’re driving and not paying attention to the road can be enough to cause an accident that can cause injury […]