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Top Mistakes New Drivers Make

2019-12-08T05:45:22+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , |

Learning to drive can be both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. As a new driver, you not only need to know how your car functions but also be familiar with the numerous written and unwritten rules that motorists are expected to follow. If you are an inexperienced driver, you may be highly susceptible to making some errors, which most driving veterans have learned to avoid. Today, we are going to look at some of the mistakes that many new drivers make, and why it is important to learn how to avoid them. Phone Usage while Driving Although most motorists are aware that using the phone while driving is potentially dangerous, many fledgling drivers are usually ignorant about the risks involved. The truth of the matter is that using the phone while [...]

Texting and Driving Accident Statistics

2019-08-26T07:10:25+00:00August 11th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

Texting while driving disorients a driver visually, mentally, and cognitively, and slows their reaction speeds. Consequently, thousands of people die or get injured every year on American roads, due to accidents caused by texting and driving. To further put things into perspective, below are some key statistics regarding texting and driving accidents in the year 2018. Analysis of Texting and Driving Accidents Statistics According to research conducted by TeenSafe: More than 58% of all car crashes involving teens are caused by distracted driving. Statistically, we lose 11 teenagers every day in texting and driving accidents.  In 2018, texting and driving accidents made up 25% of all car accidents in the US. In figures, this totals to 1.5 million accidents.  Studies show that teenagers who text while driving are more likely to veer out [...]

The Importance of Talking to Teen Drivers About Safety

2017-11-07T22:08:58+00:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , |

Teen drivers are commonly regarded as poor drivers. However, a lot of teenagers are not as experienced as older drivers. Much of the accidents that they get into could be avoided with more practice on the road and a bit of understanding about driving safety. It always helps to have parents sit down and have a talk with their kids about road safety and also effective driving. Paying attention to traffic laws and the road is key for teenagers when it comes to avoiding accidents. As so many teenagers and even experienced adult drivers are prone to looking at their phones while operating a motor vehicle. Young people aged 16 to 19 are three times as likely as individuals belonging to other age groups to be in a fatal motor vehicle crash. So [...]