Category: Motor Vehicle Accident

Car Accident Prevention: Are Your Brakes Failing?

Recognizing the warning signs of failing brakes can reduce the risk of a car accident. The majority of car crashes are caused by driver error. In accidents that occur because of vehicle problems, issues with the brakes are responsible for approximately 22 percent. Experts recommend watching for the following signs that indicate brake failure and having vehicles checked out by […]

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Nevada’s Most Dangerous Destinations

The natural wonders and fun-filled activities found throughout Nevada attract millions of visitors every year, but some of the most popular destinations are also some of the state’s most dangerous locations. People who are planning a trip to Nevada and those who already live in the state need to be aware of the risks. 1. Lake Mead Lake Mead records […]

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Staying Safe After a Roadside Emergency

Stopping a car on the side of the road is a dangerous scenario because the constant motion of traffic increases the risk of an additional accident or collision even while the vehicle is waiting for help. The wrong actions after an accident can increase the risk that someone is injured or killed in the aftermath. Drivers should know what to […]

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Technology Is Killing Motorists

In-vehicle technology is supposed to make driving safer and more convenient, but recent studies have shown that the cognitive and visual demands of in-vehicle technology are actually increasing the risk of deadly collisions. Even just simple tasks like entering data into an on-screen navigation system can distract a driver for as many as 40 seconds. This is alarming information for […]

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Celebrities At Fault

When celebrities cause car accidents that injure others or take someone’s life, they should be held accountable for their actions just like anyone else. Many celebrities have been the “at fault” drivers in accidents that left people injured or dead. Distracted driving, drinking, and drug use are often factors in these crashes. While many celebrity car crashes result in large […]

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Teen drivers, because of their age and experience behind the wheel, are inherently more risky than adult drivers, but specific factors increase a teen’s likelihood of a crash. From speeding to distractions, when teenagers engage in these risky behaviors, they are much more likely to crash. Parents need to be aware of these risks so they can educate their young […]

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Losing Sleep Can Raise Your Crash Risk

Drivers who lose just one to two hours of sleep in a 24-hour period double their crash risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 percent of drivers in the United States sleep less than the recommended 7 hours each night. With one in five fatal accidents involving drowsy driving each year, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety […]

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has published its 2018 list of the most dangerous and safest cars on the road. Drivers and those in the market for a new vehicle can utilize the data from this list to make better purchasing choices. By choosing a car that ranks well, drivers can minimize the risk of serious injuries in an […]

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In 4.6 Seconds You Could Be Dead

In 4.6 seconds- the average time texting drivers take their eyes off the road, the driver, passengers, and people in other vehicles could be dead. Each year over 5,000 people lose their lives to distracted driving accidents. Many of those accidents involve drivers using cell phones to talk, text, or post on social media. Even though the danger is evident, […]

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Did Faulty Car Parts Cause Your Crash?

When a car accident occurs and defective parts are a factor, pinpointing liability is often challenging because a number of factors may be involved and more than one entity could be at fault. In some cases, both a driver and a manufacturer may be to blame. Common Product Failures That Lead to Car Accident Injuries Some common product failures that […]

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