Warning other drivers of a potential emergency is not easy. Although you give your full attention to driving, that focus usually does not extend to inside of other people’s motor vehicles. You cannot ascertain whether there is an emergency by communicating either through facial expressions or words with another driver in a different vehicle. Instead, […]
Anyone who enjoys a lovely day of rain must find Louisville, KY a wonderful place to call home. While the average annual rainfall in the United States is only 38 inches, Louisville enjoys about 46 inches of rain every year. All that rain is not without hazards, though. Heavy rainfall can make it difficult for […]
The majority of newly manufactured vehicles come equipped with advanced technology designed to limit the chances of being involved in a car accident. Since its inception, crash avoidance technology has been effective at reducing the number of roadway fatalities and injuries. A Consumer Reports analysis determined that this technology could save as many as 20,500 […]
The possible contributing causes to a vehicular accident are countless. Even technology intended to improve driver and vehicle performance can be dangerous when used inappropriately. No accessory or device can think for itself—it’s up to the motorist to make sure that all their choices prioritize safe driving over entertainment, ease, laziness, or any other factor. […]
No one plans on becoming involved in an auto accident. Unfortunately, they are a common occurrence here in Chicago. One culprit that’s surprisingly often to blame for car accidents is car clutter. It can be very distracting.
No matter how safely you may drive, you will undoubtedly encounter situations in which you will have to take significant evasive maneuvers to avoid a car accident. While avoiding a motor vehicle crash is virtually always preferable to a collision, there are times when the evasive action can also cause harm.
When you think of crashes, you might fear becoming involved in almost any type. A head-on collision is what motorists worry about the most, though.
There’s nothing wrong with being selective about who borrows your car. A vehicle is a powerful, expensive machine that kills over a million people every year. Your car is also your property, your responsibility, and, often, your means of access to work, school, food, community, and many other aspects of life. There is certainly risk […]
Doctors who specialize in disorders and injuries affecting the brain, spinal cord, and surrounding muscles and nerves are referred to as neurologists. For those involved in a car accident, visiting a neurologist may not be something that is initially considered. But too many people ignore the signs that their accident caused nerve damage, a spinal […]
On October 7, 2021, the White House announced the release of Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans from more than 20 federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Transportation. These Climate Adaptation Plans detailed the methods that each agency’s facilities and operations would adopt in order to become increasingly resilient […]
When you get behind the wheel, you expect to get to your intended destination safely and timely. However, when negligent drivers are on the road, this doesn’t always happen. Intersections are among the most common spots for accidents, especially in Chicago. But why is that? In this blog, we’ll take a look at why intersections […]
The moments following a car accident are filled with adrenaline, so much so that even if you’re injured, you may not experience pain. But as your body adjusts and your brain’s chemicals return to their normal state, the pain is likely to start. So even if you seek medical attention and have your injuries treated, […]
You’re driving down the road on your way to work in heavy traffic. Everything seems standard for your morning commute until you’re sideswiped by a passing vehicle and subsequently rear-ended by the car behind you when you brake. Emergency responders arrive at the scene, and you’re treated for your injuries and told to follow up […]
When you think of car accidents, typically, you picture two or more vehicles colliding and one of those drivers being at fault for the damages done to both cars, trucks, and bikes. Or if only one vehicle is involved in the accident, you assume it was the driver’s fault that the crash occurred. Actually, it’s […]
Driver assistance technologies, when used properly, have the potential to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe. As car developers and manufacturers continue to outfit the newest vehicles with the newest safety features, some of the most common focus on forward collisions prevention, lane and side assist, maintaining safe distances, and backing up and parking. In […]