Florida’s Move Over Law Adjusted to Keep Bicyclists Safe

Florida’s Move Over Law Adjusted to Keep Bicyclists Safe

Bicyclists are particularly vulnerable on the road. Riding a bike instead of relying on a motor vehicle can benefit both your health and the environment. Still, it is important to remember that bicyclists do not have the metal frame of a car or truck to protect them. This can significantly increase their chances of being injured when bike accidents occur. Research indicates Florida is among […]

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Car Accident Lawyer

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Car Accident Lawyer

When you sustain injuries in a car accident, you may wonder whether you need to hire a car accident lawyer to handle your case.  Generally, it is in your best interest to talk with a lawyer to learn about your legal rights. Most injury attorneys offer free consultations, so meeting with an attorney does not cost you any money. However, how do you choose the […]

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Kansas City Road Safety Overview

Kansas City Road Safety Overview

Road safety is an essential concern for all residents, visitors, and government officials in Kansas City. Designing and maintaining safe streets can reduce the risk of traffic accidents. Kansas City Accident Statistics  Thousands of car accidents occur in Kansas City each year. Accident statistics in 2019 for Kansas City, Missouri include: 20,494 total crashes  79 traffic fatalities 8,717 persons injured  1,963 speed-related traffic accidents, including […]

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St. Louis Road Safety Overview

St. Louis Road Safety Overview

Car accidents continue to injure and kill thousands of people in Missouri each year. Sadly, many traffic accidents are avoidable. Poor driving choices and negligence are the most common causes of car crashes in St. Louis. Car Accident Statistics for St. Louis, Missouri According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were 15,818 reported traffic crashes in St. Louis during 2019.  These accidents involved: 60 […]

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Boston Road Safety Overview

Boston Road Safety Overview

Road safety is a top priority for city officials in Boston. The City of Boston has made numerous improvements to road safety through its Vision Zero program. Improvements benefit everyone who travels the streets and roads in Boston, including motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The City’s goal is to eliminate serious and fatal traffic crashes by 2030. As part of its action plan, the City of […]

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New York Road Safety Insights

New York Road Safety Insights

Millions of car accidents occur in the United States each year. Many of those accidents happen in New York City. Traffic accidents include collisions involving cars, pedestrians, motorcycles, bicycles, commercial trucks, buses, and city vehicles. The New York Police Department (NYPD) publishes details about traffic accidents within the city each year. In June 2021, 10,355 motor vehicle collisions were reported citywide. These motor vehicle accidents […]

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Teen Car Accident Statistics You Need to Know

Teen Car Accident Statistics You Need to Know

Many factors contribute to the high car accident rates for teen drivers. Motor vehicle accidents are the second-leading cause of teenager deaths. They are also among the top five causes of emergency room visits for teens. Although these statistics may alarm you, they can jumpstart a discussion with your teen about safe driving habits. Many car accidents involving teens arise from avoidable causes. Simple steps […]

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Texas’s HB19 Protects Trucking Companies But May Make Roads More Dangerous

Texas’s HB19 Protects Trucking Companies But May Make Roads More Dangerous

The Texas Legislature is considering a new bill that would impact trucking accident claims. The bill would affect a trucking accident victim’s ability to recover fair compensation for truck accident injuries and damages. The bill, known as House Bill 19 (HB 19), amends the Civil Practice and Remedies Code. If the bill is enacted into law, truck accident victims would need to fight harder to […]

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Safest Countries For Driving: What Are Their Secrets For Success

Safest Countries For Driving: What Are Their Secrets For Success

As Americans, we are generally competitive by nature. When someone asks which country is safest for driving, we might be tempted to say the United States. However, that would not be the case. According to Drive Safer, the United States did not make the list of the safest countries for driving. We are not the worst drivers in the world, but there is a lot […]

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How Can We Use Technology To Make Roads Safe?

How Can We Use Technology To Make Roads Safe?

Safer roads are something everybody wants. While America’s roads have experienced declines in the number of traffic fatalities over the last few years, those numbers are still too high. As recently as 2019, more than 38,000 people lost their lives in car accidents. In addition to that, millions more are injured each year in collisions. On top of those gruesome numbers, increased emissions have been […]

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