Posts tagged "Car Accidents"
For pedestrians, the odds are high that any car accident will turn fatal. Pedestrians who get struck at any speed are in danger of serious internal injuries and head injuries. The faster the speed, the greater the danger, but it cannot be stressed enough that drivers on all roads, at all speeds, must watch out for pedestrians to avoid serious consequences.
Have you ever heard people talk about how texting and driving is dangerous because you stop looking at the road when you write the message? Maybe that led you to think that you'd simply look up frequently while writing, believing that would keep you safe.
It's fairly common for people to break the speed limit. Many people do it every day. A lot of these people consider themselves good drivers. They may not even think of going 60 miles per hour in a 55-MPH zone as speeding, even though it is.
A car drives over the center line and into your lane. You have about two seconds until impact. What do you do?
Encountering a tailgater is frustrating, and sometimes, frightening. You know just how dangerous these aggressive drivers can be. They cause serious accidents that put people in the hospital.
Have you ever heard someone say that "driving is the most dangerous thing you do?" Maybe it struck a chord with you because you spend a lot of time on the road, and you want to know what types of risks you face. Maybe it made you shake your head in disagreement because you generally feel safe on the road.
It's fall, so kids are back in school. Suddenly, there is a lot more morning traffic -- or, at least, the traffic patterns have changed. You see an increase in teen drivers in the morning, and you also have a lot of parents bringing younger kids to school.
You've probably heard that a rear-end accident is almost always the fault of the rear driver, so it's definitely something you want to avoid. The risk increases at stoplights, in traffic jams, in work zones and in poor weather conditions, but it can happen anywhere. Here are a few tips that can prevent a crash.
When people are in a hurry, they often roll through a red light to make a right-hand turn. They know that they're allowed to turn right on red if there is no other traffic. Instead of coming to a complete stop and then proceeding, though, they just roll toward the light and look for other traffic as the car keeps moving.
Have you ever ridden with someone likes to "jump the light?" If this isn't something you have ever done, the term itself may be foreign to you, but odds are you have seen it happen countless times.