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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Avoiding Lawn Mower Injuries While You’re Stuck at Home

We’re all trying to stay safe by staying at home. It’s leading some to find creative ways to fill the time, and many to catch up on projects, cleaning and home maintenance. If you are one of the many who normally hires someone to mow your lawn but have decided to go DIY for the […]

Compensation for Back and Neck Injuries

Back and neck injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents, work accidents, and as a result of repetitive stress in the workplace. They can occur in slip and fall accidents and many other types of accidents. Back and neck injuries can be debilitating and can leave you with a lifetime of pain. They can prevent […]

Don’t Put Off Getting Help for Your Accident Injuries

With businesses closing and stay-at-home orders, it may feel like the world has stopped for the coronavirus, but accidents are not on hold and can happen any time. Hospitals are overcrowded and not a safe place to go if you can avoid it. And if you were trying to recover from injuries when all of […]

Advanced Driver Assistance Tech Leads to Distracted Driving

You may have suspected that people using “autopilot” functions are more likely to engage in distracting activities while they are driving. If so, a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has confirmed your suspicion. Experienced users of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) were nearly twice as likely to drive distracted while they […]