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How Will Assisted Driving Grading Improve Roadway Safety?

Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP recently announced the launch of a new Assisted Driving Grading system that will provide motorists with a better understanding of how to safely use the assisted driving technology that is available in most of today’s new vehicles. Too often, there is confusion over the capability and performance of assisted-driving technology, » Read More

Why is Speeding So Dangerous?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2018, 9,378 people were fatally injured in speeding-related car accidents in the United States. Although speeding is one of the most dangerous driving behaviors, it is also the most common traffic violation. In fact, during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week, » Read More

How is Liability Determined in Left-Hand Turn Accidents?

Left-hand turn accidents are among the most serious traffic accidents, particularly if the motorist who hits the car that is turning is driving at a high speed. In fact, according to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), left-hand turns are responsible for 25 percent of all intersection crashes in the United » Read More

How can Inexperienced Teen Drivers Stay Safe Behind the Wheel?

If someone has a teenager who is learning how to drive, it is natural to have mixed feelings about it. On one hand, the parent will no longer need to shuttle their teenager to and from soccer practice, music lessons, dentist appointments, or to meet up with friends at the mall. However, this creates a » Read More

Is It Necessary to Report Minor Car Accidents?

One of the first things motorists should do when they are involved in a serious car accident is report it to the police, particularly when severe injuries and property damage are involved. Fortunately, however, most car accidents are minor fender benders in which the motorists walk away without a scratch, and property damage is minimal » Read More

Can Car Accidents Cause Tinnitus?

Car accidents can indeed cause tinnitus. However, tinnitus is generally a symptom of an underlying problem, such as an ear injury or damage to the sensory hairs in the inner ear. When someone is injured in a car accident, they may develop tinnitus, particularly if they suffered a head injury or were exposed to loud » Read More

Is the COVID-19 Pandemic Causing an Increase in Reckless Driving?

Due to the current pandemic, there has not been much traffic on the roads. This means fewer traffic delays and the frustrations that go along with it. Unfortunately, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), the sparse traffic associated with the pandemic has caused an alarming spike in reckless driving behavior, including speeding, hard » Read More

Why is Defensive Driving Important?

If every single motorist followed the rules of the road, there would be far fewer car accidents. Unfortunately, too many motorists exceed the speed limit, drive while distracted or under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or show signs of aggressive driving or other unsafe driving behaviors, all of which can cause serious car accidents. » Read More

What Do Drivers Need to Know About Filing a Police Report?

An average of six million car accidents occur in the United States each year. Some are minor fender benders, in which the drivers involved walk away without a scratch, whereas others are much more serious and can cause life-threatening or even fatal injuries. It is likely that every driver will be in a car accident » Read More

Is My Vehicle Ready for the Summer?

The 100 Deadliest Days of Summer are well underway, the beaches are open to the public, and many of the COVID-related restrictions are slowly being lifted. After months of strict social distancing, people are ready to get out of the house, see friends and family, and enjoy the warm weather. Whether that means taking a » Read More