Every year, an estimated 11,000 people are killed across the United States by drunk drivers, with about a third of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in New York involving drunk driving as a factor. This makes it one of the primary causes of motor vehicle fatalities, as well as other injuries from auto accidents. Here are five things you need to know about drunk driving accidents:
Truck accidents are extraordinarily dangerous events, with around 5,000 people dying every year across the United States as a result. Part of this comes from the danger of the impact, but there are also other factors that need to be considered, which make truck accidents more dangerous than even other types of motor vehicle accidents. Here are five major ways that truck accidents can cause serious injuries:
With most of America now on Daylight Savings Time, people have begun to adjust to the change in the schedule. Unfortunately, the “spring forward” every March is not just a simple inconvenience, but a real problem that leads to sleep deprivation and, with it, an increased rate of motor vehicle accidents. But how can a lack of sleep lead to more accidents on the road?
When you get into a motor vehicle accident, you are supposed to submit a claim to your insurer as soon as possible. This helps you begin the legal process that will potentially lead to you getting compensation for any harm you have incurred, including damage to your vehicle and any injuries you may have suffered due to the accident. But what should you do if your car insurance claim is denied after an accident?
The time after getting into an auto accident can be extremely distressing, even if you walked away from it seemingly fine. Unfortunately, there are a number of ways you can potentially endanger yourself and make it harder for you to obtain compensation for any harm that you or your loved ones have suffered. Here are five common mistakes people make after they get into an auto accident: Continue reading “Five Mistakes People Make After Getting Into an Auto Accident”
Motorcycles are notorious for being particularly dangerous, with motorcycle accidents having a much higher rate of serious injury and death compared to other types of motor vehicle accidents. The reasons why this is, however, can be somewhat complicated. Here are five things that make motorcycle accidents far more hazardous:
If you have been involved in a car accident of any type, you may be shocked and concerned about what to do. Fortunately, there are a few important steps you can take to protect yourself, and give yourself the best possible chances in any legal proceedings related to your accident. Here are five things you should do after any car accident:
Pedestrian accidents are among the most deadly types of motor vehicle accidents, with more than 300 people dying every year due to these accidents in New York alone. This makes up about 17% of all motor vehicle fatalities, with about one in five of those accidents being hit-and-run accidents. Here are just some of the factors that make pedestrian accidents so deadly compared to other types of auto accidents:
There is no time of year where more people drive than during the holiday season. Unfortunately, the sheer number of people on the road, combined with environmental conditions, means that it is also one of the most dangerous times to be driving. If you want to avoid an auto accident, make sure to follow these basic tricks, which can help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road:
It is surprisingly common for people to be injured in an auto accident and not realize it until days, weeks, or even months afterwards. This is due to a number of factors, including the types of injuries that people are likely to suffer from an auto accident, as well as the ways that many injuries can mimic the symptoms of more mundane conditions. That is why you should be on the lookout for these symptoms after you get into an auto accident, which can indicate a potentially severe injury: