How Aging May Affect Driving Ability

It’s a fact of life: aging causes certain changes that may affect your ability to operate a motor vehicle. By monitoring your ability to drive over the years and checking in with your doctor, you can better ensure your ability to drive safely. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration identifies the following factors that could […]

What is Aggressive Driving?

A cool, level head is essential to safe driving. Aggressive driving is defined as behavior that shows a lack of regard for human safety. Aggressive motorists are driving in an unsafe manner. Here are some of the most common examples: Speeding Tailgating Weaving in and out of traffic Running red lights and stop signs Cutting […]

Why Speeding in a Motor Vehicle is so Dangerous

Speeding is a risky driving behavior. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 9,380 people were killed because of motorist speeding. The NHTSA says speeding has been a factor in about one-third of all motor vehicle deaths for over two decades. We all know speeding is dangerous, but here is a closer look […]

Pedestrian Safety tips

Traveling on foot comes with its own set of dangers and hazards. Motor vehicles seriously injure and sometimes kill pedestrians when a collision occurs. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than 6,280 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2018, a 3 percent increase compared to the previous year. Here are […]

Weird Places for Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents don’t just happen on roadways and in parking lots. People get hit by cars in some of the most unexpected place, even inside their own homes. While it may seem like a freak accident, the injuries can be serious, and you can still seek compensation. Although there may not be much you can […]

Fireworks Safety Tips for 2020

4th of July celebrations may look a little different this year, with many families opting to stay at home and gather with family and close friends, rather than joining the large crowds, but we know that fireworks are still a part of your favorite traditions and that it’s likely that even more people than usual […]

Fewer Cars on the Road Does Not Mean Safer Driving During Covid-19

Traffic is down, dramatically, due to stay-at-home orders and other quarantine measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. You would think that means the roads are safer, but it has created its own problem. With less traffic and fewer traffic jams, drivers are being more careless. More are speeding and many just don’t feel the need to […]

How Hot Weather Contributes to Accidents, even if Travel is Light This Summer

In a study published in 2015, researchers found that crashes caused by driver performance factors, such as fatigue, distractions and driver error, increased in warmer weather and heat waves. A decrease in driver performance isn’t the only way that hot weather contributes to accidents. Hot weather can be bad for your car’s behavior too, causing […]

Personal Injury Damages Explained

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, after an accident, you may be a bit confused about the types of damages that are available. In an injury lawsuit, there are compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are those meant to compensate you for your existing and future losses. Punitive damages are meant […]