Category: Automobile Accidents
If a passenger has pain or discomfort, this could be a sign of injury and he/she should seek medical attention immediately after a crash.
Anything that takes a driver’s attention away from driving is considered distracted driving.
When one thinks about motor vehicle accidents, the first injury that comes to mind is probably broken bones. However, eye injuries may also occur.
A study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in 2016 (latest available data) showed that more than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the previous four years.
The national use rate for seat belts in the United States in 2019 was at 90.7 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
For the last few months, most people in the United States have been staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has led to a dramatic drop in traffic. However, there has been a dangerous surge in speeding.
Southwest Florida experienced over 200 reckless driving accidents in 2019. Reckless driving is treated as a misdemeanor in Florida.
Side-impact crashes are also called broadside or T-bone crashes. They happen when the front of one vehicle hits the side of a second vehicle.
Florida leads the country in the number of traffic fatalities involving at least one driver over 65 and is second in the nation in the number of drivers 65 and older with 3,341,250 drivers.
The force exerted by two or more speeding vehicles that collide into one another front-first causes serious or fatal injuries. The collision does not allow enough time for drivers and passengers to react and shield themselves.