Overview of Speeding and Car Accidents

Speeding remains one of the top causes of motor vehicle accidents in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding caused nearly 9,400 fatalities in 2018. That’s nearly triple the deaths caused by distracted driving that same year. Speeding makes all aspects of driving more hazardous. The faster you go, the […]

4 Steps You Should Take After Getting into a Car Accident

Accidents happen every day, even to the best of drivers. If you ever find yourself in the aftermath of an accident, it’s important to stay calm and document your wreck if possible. Here are the four steps you should take if you ever get into a motor vehicle accident to make your claim more effective. […]

Common Myths About Car Accident Claims

There are quite a few myths and misconceptions out there when it comes to what you should do after getting injured in a motor vehicle accident. While there is never a one-size-fits all approach to apply to every crash aftermath, it is typically a good idea to contact an attorney to find out what your […]

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 […]

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 […]

I’m a Victim of Road Rage; What Can I Do?

The incidents of road rage on our nation’s highways and city streets seem to be skyrocketing as more and more drivers are distracted with their devices and the hustle and bustle of daily life. We all know that feeling when we feel we were very close to being in an accident due to another driver’s […]

How to Handle a “No Injury No Response” Car Accident

Any car accident is a stressful event, even when there is no serious injury. If you’ve been in a car accident recently in which no law enforcement or emergency medical services were needed, you’ve been in what is referred to as a “no injury, no response” car accident, but the stress and anxiety you’re feeling […]

Oregon Auto Insurance Rules

Oregon is one of the nation’s safer states to drive in, with a particularly low rate of alcohol-related fatalities and a high rate of auto insurance coverage. Nevertheless, when an accident does occur, insurance issues loom large, especially if the accident can be clearly identified as one party’s fault.  Following is an outline of Oregon’s […]

New York Auto Insurance Rules

New York, as one of the most populous states in the union, suffers more road accidents than most other states despite the fact that its per capita accident rate is one of the lowest in the nation. Since insurance issues almost always come into play when a car accident claim arises, an understanding of New […]