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Who is Liable if I am Injured in an Accident with a Bus?

Buses are large vehicles that can cause extensive property damage and severe personal injury if they hit a passenger vehicle, particularly if the bus is traveling at a high speed. Like truck accidents, when a passenger vehicle is involved in a car wreck with a bus, it is the occupants of the passenger vehicle that… Read More

What Common Mistakes Should I Avoid after a Car Wreck?

Even the most experienced and responsible drivers can get into a car wreck when they least expect it. Motorists make mistakes, become distracted, drive aggressively, or get behind the wheel when they are drowsy or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If a car wreck does occur, the experience can be stressful and traumatic,… Read More

What are My Options if My Car is Totaled in an Accident?

When someone tells you that their vehicle was totaled in a car accident, you might picture a vehicle that is mangled beyond repair. However, although some totaled vehicles may fit that description if the accident was very serious, the term “totaled” simply means that the insurance company believes it is not worth repairing. In other… Read More

When is Someone Too Old to Drive?

As the vast baby-boomer generation continues to age, statistics show that nearly 20 percent of all drivers today are elderly. Although age alone should not dictate when a person stops driving, it is a real consideration for both the elderly driver and their family. One adult in 10 says they are worried about an elderly… Read More

How can I Drive Safely in the Fall?

Every season brings new driving challenges. Fall is no exception. Changing leaves, cooler weather, and football season are joined by fewer hours of daylight, slippery roads, and school zones packed with children. Drivers need to be especially vigilant as youngsters return to the classroom, and they must be aware of changing road conditions. Following some… Read More

When Should Drivers Use Traction Control?

Traction control has been a standard feature in vehicles since 2012, with good reason. It helps tires stay connected to the road in all types of weather, potentially limiting car wrecks and personal injury. What is Traction Control, and When Should I Use It? Traction control is a safety feature that helps a driver maintain… Read More

What are Major Factors in Teen Car Accidents?

Getting a driver’s license can be an exciting time for a teen, but it can also be a nerve-wracking time for a parent. Studies show that teens aged 16 to 19 are among the highest populations to be injured or killed in a car accident. On average, seven teens die each day, and hundreds more… Read More

How can I Drive Safely at Dusk and Dawn?

Driving can be challenging at any time of day, but even more so at dusk and dawn. As the sun rises and sets, glare and shadows can be exceptionally bothersome to drivers. Add in a potentially drowsy driver because of the time of day, and there is a good chance of a car accident taking… Read More

What are Safety Tips for Driving around Schools?

Heading back to school can be an exciting time for both parents and students. But schools can bring vehicle congestion that may create hazardous situations, especially for smaller children darting among oversized family vehicles. As a parent who may drop your child off at school, you can play a role in keeping your child safe… Read More

Are Driving Skills Rusty Post-Pandemic?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected society and culture significantly over the past year and a half. There have been aspects of people’s lives that have been affected or altered somehow because of the pandemic and the restrictions. When people look back on 2020, it truly is amazing to think that most of society and… Read More

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