Even though you have rights as a pedestrian, such as the right of way at crosswalks, it doesn't mean that all drivers will take caution in your presence. Instead, a driver could make a variety of errors, any of which can lead to a serious accident.
Distracted driving is a concern for everyone, as there will be times when you're tempted to move your attention away from the road. Knowing just how dangerous this can be is often more than enough to keep you focused on the task at hand.
There are few things in life scarier than being part of a car accident. Even if it's a minor fender bender with one other vehicle, you'll have concerns about your health, legal rights and the financial impact on your life.
There is never a time when distracted driving is acceptable, as it can cause an accident that results in injury or even death. However, even with a variety of laws in place, some people decide to partake in this behavior.
As a motorcyclist, there may not be anything more exciting to you than getting on your bike and hitting the road. Even so, you always need to remember that you face a variety of unique problems that could result in an accident.
In theory, falling asleep behind the wheel seems very easy to avoid. If you are so tired that you may pass out at any moment, stay out of the car. But is it really that simple?
A teenager is dead after an accident with a semi-truck, and the teen was merely an unsuspecting passenger at the time of the crash.
A truck driver in Texas was killed in an accident on a bridge that resulted in multiple explosions as at least one vehicle burst into flames.
According to reports, a 21-year-old man was driving near a 16-year-old jogger when he ran into her with his car. He reportedly told authorities that he knew he hit her, stopped his vehicle and got out, but then ran from the scene when he saw that she was badly injured.