With roads 41 percent clearer nationwide from the COVID-19 pandemic’s stay-at-home orders, you’d think that traffic incidents would also drop drastically. Unfortunately, the opposite is true. According to Michael Hanson, the director of the Office of Traffic Safety in Minnesota, there have been “half the traffic and twice as many fatalities” because drivers are abusing […]
Cell phones are a major driving distraction that contributes to injuries and death. Kentucky lawmakers have proposed a bill to help reduce injuries and fatalities by banning cell phone use when someone is driving. It’s possible the bill will be brought to a vote in 2020.
While riding in an Uber through Center City, Philadelphia in March 2018, Jillian Kemenosh’s driver ran a red light that caused a car accident so bad that she ended up fracturing her spine as well as sustaining a concussion and traumatic brain injury. After the accident, Kemenosh tried to file a claim against Uber, its […]
Many people decide to go out on weekends, whether it’s for dinner and drinks or just going to a bar. They may think they’re feeling okay after a drink or two, but then when they’re behind the wheel find that they shouldn’t be driving. It’s common for people to try to just get home, but […]
A car accident usually leaves you with injuries, some minor and others serious. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported nearly 2 million injuries from car accidents in 2017. About 80,000 of those injuries occurred in Illinois. Some of those accidents result in injuries that cause chronic pain that lasts for a […]