The Memorial Day holiday is a three-day weekend which ushers in the start of summer. Many Americans head to vacation destinations, barbecues or summertime parties to celebrate the beginning of summer. Unfortunately, it is also the worst time of year for auto accidents.
Experts agree that a large percentage of accidents are caused by driver error, but there are a considerable number caused by mechanical defects. Safety standards have been established, but they are not infallible.
According to MADD, its campaign to eliminate drunk driving consists of equal parts of prevention and invention.
Florida’s Integrated Report Exchange System reports that over the last two decades, the number of people injured in bicycle accidents with motor vehicles in the United States has been rising, with some injuries leading to fatalities.
When there are vehicle accidents, serious injuries may occur. These injuries may involve extensive medical care and rehabilitation, loss of income, severe pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. If a motorist is found to be partially at fault, what happens?
Other vehicles cause most of the accidents which involve motorcycles. Even if motorcycles are traveling at low speeds, the riders may incur injuries. They have very little protection against larger vehicles.
“We are eagerly awaiting this spring’s AsiaFest, scheduled for the Fort Myers Miracles game on May 18, 2018,” said Randall Spivey of Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A.
The National Safety Council (NSC) reminds everyone that “Motorcycle Safety is a Two-way Street”. NSC asks the following question: “Drivers: Do You Ever Think About Motorcycles?”
The Washington Post reported that there are concerns when consumers rely totally on automated vehicle systems to stay safe. An important detail of which few drivers may be aware is that some of the systems are merely intended to reduce the severity of accidents.
Crash data, which was provided by Lee County’s Metropolitan Planning Organization, has shown that the afternoon rush hour is when most vehicle crashes happen in Lee County. What efforts are being undertaken to reduce fatalities during these times?