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Archive: 2022

How Not to Be a Victim of Work Zone Accidents

April 13, 2022 | Category: Automobile Accidents

Each spring, the Federal Highway Administration works with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the American Traffic Safety Services Association to coordinate the observance of National Work Zone Awareness Week to bring attention to motorist and worker safety and mobility issues in work zones.

5 Signs a Person is Too Tired to Drive

April 8, 2022 | Category: Automobile Accidents

Drowsy driving can be extremely dangerous. As reported by the National Safety Council (NSC), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are around 100,000 police-reported fatigued driving accidents annually. However, a study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that the actual number of drowsy driving accidents is more likely above 300,000. These accidents are to blame for thousands of preventable deaths each year.

When Pedestrians Have the Right of Way

April 5, 2022 | Category: Pedestrian Accidents

National Walking Day is April 6, 2022. It is observed every year on the first Wednesday in April to celebrate the easiest way to be the healthiest. This is a good time for all of us to remember to watch out for pedestrians in crosswalks and be mindful of their right-of-way.

Why Is Choosing a Designated Driver Important?

March 29, 2022 | Category: DUI Accidents

Alcohol-impaired drivers get behind the wheel millions of times every year, and more than 10,000 people in the U.S. die every year in crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Choosing the right designated driver (DD) may mean the difference between a wonderful night out and a trip to the emergency room following a drunk-driving accident.

Drivers Continue to Take Risks as U.S. Traffic Deaths Rise

March 23, 2022 | Category: Automobile Accidents

In October 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) noted “the largest six-month increase ever recorded” in the number of traffic deaths in the United States. While this increase is likely attributable (at least in part) to COVID-19 lockdowns imposed during 2020, the data show that fatal auto accidents have been trending upward over the past decade. So why is this the case? 

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