Auto Accidents

Road Debris Causing More Car Accidents

A recent report from AAA highlights a surprisingly deadly problem on American roadways—road debris. The report, entitled The Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Road Debris, United States, 2011-2014, warns of the serious dangers posed by drivers who do not properly secure their load and the debris that can accumulate on highways as a result. [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Auto Accidents|

Driving Safely Around Large Trucks

The dangers of large trucks are well established. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports nearly four thousand fatalities due to accidents involving large trucks in 2014 alone, with an additional 110,000 people injured. In the same year, nearly half a million accidents were reported that involved a large truck. Although not all accidents [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Auto Accidents|

Labor Day Weekend Likely to Be Deadliest in 8 Years

With traffic fatalities on the rise this year, the National Safety Councils is predicting that this Labor Day Weekend will be the deadliest on record since 2009. An estimated 438 people will die in traffic crashes from September 2 though Labor Day, September 5. That’s more people than a typical 747 airplane holds. This year [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Auto Accidents|

Don’t Pokemon and Drive

Distracted driving kills more than 3,000 people every year and injures almost 425,000 people. In the last week a new driving distraction is endangering lives – Pokemon Go. Several car crashes have already been reported in the first week of the game’s release, which encourages users to travel around collecting various elements in the game. [...]

Summer Road Trip Safety

As Memorial Weekend approaches and school ends for the year, many Americans take to the roadways for summer road trips. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a full vacation to historic sites and national parks, it’s a fun, educational experience for the entire family. It can also turn into a grueling and potentially dangerous experience [...]