Car Accidents Archives

Car seat use could minimize child injuries in crash

In general, parents want to do whatever it takes to keep their children safe. For most, this is true not only in their home but extends to their vehicles as well. The best way to do this in the latter situation is to use a car seat or booster seat. In fact, it is the law in the state of Alabama.

Poor visibility may have contributed to crash of 24 vehicles

Last week we wrote about a traffic accident that involved nine vehicles on an Alabama interstate. In this post we will cover an even larger accident that took place on an interstate. Earlier this week a crash involving 24 vehicles occurred. Of those vehicles, one was an RV and three were 18-wheelers.

How big of an issue is distracted driving for teens?

It is fairly widely accepted that as a whole, teen drivers are considered to be a hazard on the road. There are multiple reasons generally pointed to for this including distracted driving. But just how big of a problem is this? According to the results of a recent study, bigger than originally thought.

For best chance of surviving crash, wear your seat belt

Motor vehicle accidents are an unfortunate side effect of the nation’s dependence of cars and trucks for transportation. While the occurrence of these incidents can be reduced through a variety of safety measures on the part of carmakers and drivers, they still do occur and the outcomes can be devastating. In addition to property damage, people involved can be hurt as well.

Do lower gas prices have a bearing on frequency of car accidents?

Over the course of the last couple months, people throughout the United States have rejoiced at paying lower gas prices at the pump. While many may be grateful to have more money available to spend on other things, a study conducted regarding the impact of cheaper gasoline found that there is could be a downside as well. There appears to be a correlation between the amount of money paid for gas and the number of car accidents that occur.

Factors that contribute to rollover accidents

It is fair to say that no one wants to be involved in a car accident. When they do occur, there are certain types that are more dangerous than others. For example, rollover accidents can result in devastating injuries. In addition to broken bones and bruises, spinal and brain injuries could occur. In the worst situations someone could even die. There are multiple factors that could contribute to a rollover accident occurring. 

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