Category: Automobile Accidents
A common type of collision is a rear-end collision. The "assured clear distance ahead rule" states that a driver is to leave enough room in front of his/her vehicle to be able to stop should the vehicle in front make a sudden stop.
Every 90 seconds someone is injured in a drunk driving crash, according the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Too many people, including foreign visitors, are harmed each year in the U.S. as the result of drinking and driving.
It may seem like just a favor when someone lends a vehicle to someone else to run a short errand. But, it could be very costly if that person is involved in a vehicle accident.
If you or a loved one has been involved in an automobile accident, you might find it necessary to obtain copies of your medical records, particularly if a personal injury lawsuit is being pursued. An accident victim's medical records can play a major role towards obtaining a successful outcome in a personal injury case. Most Fort Myers personal injury lawyers will tell you that oftentimes, medical records will be needed in order to demonstrate that an accident victim did not have any...
Since 1999 thousands of enforcement officers have been injured, and more than 200 have died in accidents caused by oncoming traffic, according to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). During the month of January, 2014, the FHP focused on the "Move Over" law which turns 12 this year.
When vehicles are started, all the dashboard warning lights should come on. This is a bulb check. However, if any of the warning lights remain on, this could be a signal that something is not working correctly. These warning lights and signals need to be checked. What do warning lights mean?
Texting and Driving.com, partnering with SADD (Students Against Drunk Drivers), schools, universities, and businesses in the U.S. and Canada, reports that "5 seconds, which is the minimum amount of time one's attention is taken away from the road when texting and driving represents, at 55 mph, driving the length of a football field without looking at the road.
AARP is offering its 2014 safety classes for seniors age 55 and above in southwest Florida. These classes are designed as refresher courses for seniors to help reduce the possibility of seniors' being involved in vehicle crashes.
Having arthritis is usually debilitating just getting around. Sitting, standing, walking, and movement at all can be stressful and painful. Driving may be even more so.
Even when vehicle owners maintain their vehicles on schedule, there may be times when they break down. As much as we would like it, breakdowns do not necessarily happen in one's driveway. Prevention and preparation are the basic ingredients for a great driving experience.