Avoiding vehicle accidents often comes down to the behavior and decision making of drivers. But road conditions are an underrated factor that can influence the likelihood of accidents. Understanding these conditions and their impact can provide valuable insight that might be able to prevent some future accidents. With that in mind, here are some road… Read more »
Category: Car Accidents
Common Distracted Driving Behaviors to Avoid
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in the United States. Distracted driving is something a lot of people may engage in without even knowing it. It’s not always as blatant as sending a text while driving. Sometimes, it may be something you’ve done for years without a second thought. But it’s prominent enough that it… Read more »
What To Do If You’re Affected by A Hit and Run
One of our main objectives as the operator of a vehicle is to be safe. We all want to avoid accidents to the best of our abilities. However, sometimes accidents will happen and there is a legal process that informs drivers of what they should do after such an event occurs. In some cases, however,… Read more »
The Common Dangers of Winter Driving
There are dangers associated with driving at every time of year. While winter is not the most dangerous time of year to drive (that distinction belongs to the summer), there are still accidents that take place every day and seasonal factors that cause those accidents. If you’re going to be safe and avoid accidents, you… Read more »
The Leading Causes of Vehicle Accidents
Driving a vehicle is a common, everyday occurrence for millions of Americans. Unfortunately, vehicle accidents and collisions are also fairly common, affecting millions, injuring hundreds of thousands, and killing tens of thousands of people each year. If you’re a driver, you’re likely doing your best to avoid getting into a collision. However, knowing more about… Read more »
Which Environmental Conditions Lead to Car Accidents?
So many of the precautions we take as drivers are aimed at ensuring we don’t end up in an accident. There’s a good reason for this: car accidents affect millions of Americans each year, injuring hundreds of thousands and killing more than 30,000 annually. According to the United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic… Read more »
3 Common Car Accident Questions
While we all want to avoid being in a car accident, these unfortunate events will happen from time to time. When you’re involved in a car accident there are a few things that you should be aware of to protect yourself from having to pay hefty repair bills or legal fees. In this blog we… Read more »
4 Reasons Why Nighttime Driving Can be Dangerous
Once the sun sets, driving becomes more dangerous. According to the National Safety Council, the risk of a deadly vehicle condition is three times higher at night. It’s important for divers to recognize that there is a bigger risk to driving at night and to take more caution when they are on the road. Failure… Read more »
What Are the Main Causes of Rear-End Collisions? Are They Preventable?
Believe it or not, nearly one-third of all motor vehicle accidents are the result of rear-end collisions. If you’ve ever witnessed or experienced a rear-end crash, you know that they can be very damaging. To help reduce the number of collisions on the road, we’re here to share with you some of the biggest causes… Read more »
Are Cyclists Allowed on the Road? 5 Tips for Safely Riding with Cyclists.
Many commuters enjoy switching over to their bikes in the warmer weather. Bike riding is a great way to get your exercise in for the day, and it helps reduce your carbon footprint. However, biking on the road isn’t easy, and it can be hazardous at times. Whether you’re traveling by vehicle or bike this… Read more »