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Not only can defensive driving techniques reduce your risk of car accidents, participating in a defensive driving class may also decrease your car insurance rate or eliminate insurance points after a speeding ticket to prevent a rise in the cost of car insurance. It is likely that many car accidents are prevented each year by […]

Christmas Light Ladder accidents

Thanksgiving is over and many families are getting ready to string Christmas lights for the season. Unfortunately, the activity comes with a risk of accident and injury. People landing in the emergency room as a result of holiday decorating accidents rose from 12,000 cases in 2009 to 15,000 cases in 2013 according to the Consumer […]

Thanksgiving car accidents

Every year, the U.S. death rate surges beginning on Thanksgiving and remains at high levels through the winter months. Factors that affect an increase in deaths over the winter include an increase in car crashes, cases of the flu and heart attacks. The two factors that cause a surge in death rates on Thanksgiving are […]

pedestrian car accidents

Pedestrian car accidents are a major cause of personal injuries and deaths in the United States.  According to the NHTSA in a 2014 report, pedestrians account for 14 percent of all road fatalities. Knowing the common causes of pedestrian accidents can help to reduce your risk of being a victim. If you or a loved […]

pedestrian car accidents

Pedestrian car accidents cause thousands of injuries and deaths every year in the United States. Knowing the causes of pedestrian car accidents can help to reduce your risk of being injured in a pedestrian accident. If you or a loved one was the injured victim in a pedestrian car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer […]

pedestrian accidents

Pedestrian accidents cause thousands of personal injuries every year. Sadly, pedestrians were in a group of road users who saw an increase in fatalities in the United States in 2013 with 4,735 deaths. Like bicyclists, pedestrians are very vulnerable to injuries in crashes because they do not have the protection of a vehicle. Everyone is […]

roundabout safety

Both single-lane and multi-lane roundabouts have begun springing up in WA State over the last decade. They are hailed as a way to reduce accidents at intersections and keep the flow of traffic moving more efficiently. While roundabouts come in many different shapes and sizes, they have the following traits in common: Drivers must yield […]

traffic lights

Without traffic lights our streets would be mayhem. Traffic lights, also called traffic control signals, are devices situated along, beside or above a roadway to guide, warn and regulate the flow of motor vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic. It is very important for anyone using a roadway to understand traffic lights, in all their variations. […]

Car crash

Car crash death linked to recall The recent car crash death linked to Japanese manufacturer Takata’s defective airbags has re-ignited the fury of the automotive industry. The evolving recall has affected more than 34 million vehicles in the U.S. across nearly two dozen brands as of this month. This is the 11th death associated with […]

car accidents

More than 40 million American kids go out in the dark to trick-or-treat each Halloween and parents often worry about the “boogey men” dangers such as razor blades hidden in candy or a predator lurking in the bush. In truth, however, more kids are injured and killed in car accidents on Halloween than from any […]