What to do If Your Teen Is Injured in a Crash

Every year, more than 220,000 American teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 are injured in car accidents, leaving parents to take care of injuries and damages. Protecting Teens After a Crash Since teenagers are three times more likely than older drivers to be injured in a car crash or involved

The Calls You Need to Make After a Crash

After a car crash, the calls that should be made depend on the specifics of the accident such as personal injuries, property damages, and fault for the accident. Before making any calls, factors of the accident should be assessed to protect legal rights. Steps to Take After a Car Crash Following a

What Not to Say After a Crash

When someone is involved in a car accident, there are certain things that should not be said. Saying the wrong thing can result in a denied injury claim and loss of compensation for damages. Until the accident scene is investigated and fault is determined, it’s best to remain silent. Insurance companies look

5 Things You Should Know About Pile-Up Accidents

Multi-car pile-up accidents usually result in serious injuries for many people, as well as complex claims for injuries, property damages, and liability. Multi-Vehicle Crashes Since pile-up accidents involve numerous people and multiple vehicles, they typically lead to complicated injury claims, substantial property damages, and liability that is shared between various drivers and

Get the Facts About Road Rage in the United States

Road rage incidents are on the rise in America. Gun violence and aggressive driving behaviors caused by road rage wound or kill hundreds of people every year. The Alarming Facts about Road Rage Since 2013, over 300 people in the United States have died from road rage. In the last five years,

100 Deadliest Days: Crashes Involving Teens Kill 10 People Per Day

The summer months of June, July, and August are the deadliest days for teenage drivers, accounting for 43 percent of yearly teen car crashes. Car accidents for teens are 26 percent higher during the summer than other months of the year. The Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers Teen drivers normally face higher

Get the Facts on Emergency Vehicle Accidents

Accidents involving emergency vehicles such as police cars, fire trucks, and ambulances pose significant injury and fatality risks. Emergency Vehicle Crashes Because emergency vehicles often travel through traffic at high speeds in crisis situations, crashes often result in severe or fatal injuries to first responders, other drivers, and pedestrians. Fatality rates for

Why Your Crash Was No Accident?

Motor vehicle safety advocates want to change the word “accident” to “crash” to prevent reckless or negligent drivers from absolving themselves of liability. Does Terminology Reduce Liability? The New York City nonprofits Transportation Alternatives and Families for Safe Streets are supporting a campaign to ban the word “accident” from descriptions of “car

DUI Accidents: Designate Before You Celebrate this Memorial Day

Memorial Day marks the start of a deadly drunk driving season and the holiday weekend itself accounts for approximately 400 car accident deaths each year. About 36% of these crashes involve impaired drivers. To reduce the risk for deadly DUI crashes during the Memorial Day holiday, the National Safety Council recommends that