Blog

Being Mindful of Cyclists

July 17, 2019

For millions of men, women, and children throughout the United States, cycling is a favorite form of exercise, a way to enjoy nature, or their preferred mode of travel. For cyclists and motorists to coexist safely, both have to obey traffic laws and be mindful of each other’s space and right to share the road.

Safety Tips for Cyclists

There are ways cyclists can decrease their chance of being involved in a traffic accident and reduce the risk of serious injury in a crash.  » Read More

Dangers of Night Driving

June 25, 2019

Many drivers who are fairly confident driving during the daylight hours may have a bit more anxiety when driving at night – and with good reason. Forty percent of all fatal car accidents happen at night. Drivers respond to what they see and observe around them, and when that visibility is reduced, it is more difficult to react safely.  » Read More

Dangers of Hydroplaning and How to Protect Yourself

June 1, 2019

Hydroplaning occurs when the tires of your car actually ride on top of the surface of water instead of on the surface of the road. While most drivers understand the risk during and soon after a heavy rain event, many are not aware that it can occur on roads that are even just slightly damp.

Preventative Measures

Hydroplaning can be terrifying,  » Read More

Tips to Avoid Winter Weather Accidents

March 6, 2019

As we go through the winter months, concerns arise about cold weather hazards. Getting from point A to point B is a bit more complicated when the path is covered in ice and snow. Winter accident hazards on the sidewalk and on the highway leave victims with potentially serious injuries: sprains and strains; broken bones; and head, neck, and spine injuries.  » Read More

How Safe are Limos?

February 21, 2019

A horrific limo accident in Schoharie, NY last October has been labeled the most deadly transportation accident since 2009. The vehicle’s 17 passengers, driver, and two pedestrians were killed when the stretch limousine lost control and crashed in a parking lot. Although it is not the only high-profile limo accident that has occurred in recent years, the high number of fatalities has many people questioning the safety of stretch limos.  » Read More

Liability in a Truck Accident

January 25, 2019

Truck accidents are among the most deadly that can occur. While only about three percent of injury-causing accidents involve large trucks, the injuries and damage tend to be much more severe in these accidents than those involving smaller vehicles due to the size and weight of the trucks.

There are a number of circumstances that can cause a truck accident,  » Read More