Driving comes with many risks and it is a driver’s responsibility to do everything in his or her power to minimize these risks by driving safely. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen and some drivers are worse than others.
Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. Even when drivers exercise the utmost caution, motor vehicle accidents can still happen. When an accident occurs, all parties involved are expected to stay on the scene, but this doesn’t always happen. Hit and run accidents are very serious, and Texas law imposes harsh penalties when drivers flee from an accident scene.
Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents, causing millions of accidents each year. Cell phone use is one of the most common driving distractions, accounting for over 330,000 car accident injuries each year.
At any given time in the state of Texas, there are around 2,500 active work zones where construction is being performed on state roads. For construction workers, surrounding traffic poses a serious risk for injury, and motorists need to exercise extra caution when driving near and/or through work zones.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports there are more than six million car accidents every year, and rear-end collisions account for more than 40% of all accidents. Seeing as rear-enders are the most common type of car accident, it’s likely that at one point in our lives, each of us will be involved in one, so it’s important to know what to do when one occurs.
Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays by children and adults alike. However, Halloween can be particularly dangerous if not taken seriously.
In the next 24 hours, an average of 430 people will be treated in emergency rooms across the country for injuries caused by auto pedestrian accidents. When pedestrians collide with motor vehicles, the injuries can be devastating and life-threatening. Sadly, most accidents between pedestrians and drivers could be avoided.
Takata airbags have been a problem for more than ten years now, but despite a plethora of evidence that the airbags are dangerous, General Motors (GM) is asking U.S. safety regulators to delay the recall of nearly 1 million vehicles.