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 […]

The Most Dangerous Times to Drive

You do everything you can to avoid getting into a car wreck. You pay attention and watch out for careless drivers, keep your vehicle maintained, and of course you never text while you’re behind the wheel. But have you thought about timing as a safety factor?  There are days of the week times of day […]

Understanding Distracted Driver Latency

There’s no way that you cannot know about the danger of distracted driving. With countless reports of tragic accidents caused by someone looking away from the task at hand—driving—and looking down at their phone, GPS, music selection, or email, we are all inundated with proof that distracted driving is just as dangerous as driving while […]

When Parents Don’t Wear Seatbelts

A recent study found that parents who buckle up are more likely to make sure that when their kids are riding with them they are buckled up, too. More specifically, it found that in both fatal and nonfatal motor vehicle crashes, drivers who did not wear their seatbelts were more likely to have unrestrained passengers […]

Top Reasons Why Car Accidents Happen

There are lots of reasons why car accidents happen on the road however, many of these accidents are avoidable. In this helpful inforgraphic, we take a look at some of the top reasons why crashes happen. Special thanks to the Maurer Law Firm, PPLC.

Smaller Trucks on the Road is Key to Safer Travels

Truck accidents usually result in serious injury or death, and with so many commercials trucks on the road during any given day, it’s not surprising that approximately 500,000 truck accidents occur each year in the United States. About 5,000 of those truck accidents result in at least one fatality, according to statistics published by the […]

Ohio is Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers

We all know that texting while driving is dangerous, but a surprising number of people still do it. If you’re guilty of texting while driving, and you’ve never been in an accident or hurt someone (or yourself), you must realize the time has come to stop this selfish, dangerous behavior. Ohioans are fed up with […]

New Hands-Free Law Takes Hold in Georgia

The Hands-Free Georgia Act took effect on July 1st, so it might be useful to go through some of the statute’s requirements and penalties. Since ignorance of the law is not a permissible defense, it is a good idea to build a basic understanding of the law’s prohibitions and how those prohibitions might affect your […]

Uber Tackles Drowsy Driving

In an attempt to dissuade drowsy driving, Uber has introduced a mandatory six-hour rest period for drivers who choose to work for 12 straight hours. Though this measure will only affect a small percentage of Uber employees, it may help prevent unnecessary collisions caused by fatigue. In its announcement, Uber cited statistics that may surprise […]