Category: Automobile Accidents
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.
When drivers are in accidents, it is very stressful, and there is a lot to think about while one’s thoughts may not be clear during this time.
On January 23, 2020, NHTSA and the Independent Takata Monitor issued its third report on the status of the Takata airbag recall.
In 2019, distracted driving was a reported factor in 8.5 percent of fatal motor vehicle crashes.
Every year, switching to Daylight Saving Time causes more incidents of fatal car accidents, heart attacks, and strokes.
Teens usually count the days until they are eligible to start driving. It is a “rite of passage” for young people and a time parents often enter with trepidation.