Having a plan in place makes it easier to respond to an emergency situation. The stress and trauma of a car crash can make it hard for you to react quickly and appropriately unless you already know what you should do. While the exact needs of the situation will reflect the scene of the crash
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Tips for Avoiding Car Accidents in Arizona During the Holiday Season
It’s that time of year again! The air outside turns crisp, the leaves change color, and the traffic jams on your morning commute get even worse. While no one expects to get into a car accident during holiday travels, it’s unfortunately more likely than you think. According to insurance analytics firm A.M. Best Co., crashes
How are bicyclists put at risk when sharing the road with cars?
Riding your bike around cars often feels very dangerous, but it’s also unavoidable. You need to share the road with motor vehicles. What types of risks do you take on and how can you avoid them? Here are a few key examples. You get hit as a car turns Even if you have the right of
Can a demand letter help settle a personal injury accident claim?
After suffering a personal injury in a motor vehicle crash, chances are you must deal with insurance companies. As you probably know, these companies prefer not to pay out claims if they can avoid doing so. If you feel this is an unfair way to operate a business, you are not alone. However, it is
What crash avoidance systems should you have on your next car?
If you’ve been in a car crash, you may be shopping for a new vehicle once you’re ready to drive again. Maybe yours is beyond repair or perhaps you just feel the need for a car that can help prevent you from being hit by a negligent driver. Either way, one advantage of getting a
Traveling? Remember these tips to stay safe while driving somewhere new
This is a busy time of year in Mesa. Many people travel into the area to escape the colder temperatures up north, and that means that the flow of traffic changes, too. It is important that anyone who is traveling into a new state or region does take time to get to know the laws.
More people drive distracted than you might imagine
As with many activities that fall into a legally and morally grey area, texting while driving is very hard for researchers to quantify. People who routinely engage in this unsafe behavior likely won’t admit to doing so when asked. Even anonymous surveys often make people feel nervous about admitting to what they know are dangerous
Riding your motorcycle? Be prepared for the risks
With the summer heat, there is nothing that you love more than riding your motorcycle. You like being able to feel the breeze as you ride. You feel connected to the road and nature. It is no secret, however, that riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. You have to be cautious about dry areas of
Is cycling safer than riding in a car?
If you want to save money on gasoline, get in better shape and protect the environment all at the same time, you may decide to start cycling as your main means of transportation, rather than riding in the car. But is this a safe decision? When you hear that around 35,000-40,000 people lose their lives
Speed differences cause accidents
You have probably heard that speeding causes car accidents and that driver safety is the reason for speed limits, traffic tickets and other types of enforcement. This is true, as speeding drivers can’t react as well to unforeseen hazards, may lose control of their vehicles and can cause crashes. But it’s not just speeding that