CHAOTIC CRASH INVOLVES 5 VEHICLES, MANY INJURIES

Five vehicles were involved in a major crash in Kansas City, Missouri recently, and based on the lead photo, it is miraculously that everyone escaped the wreck with their lives. According to the police, a driver was speeding and passed through an intersection, triggering the five-car accident that left people with injuries. The details are sparse, but … Read more

COMMON CAUSES OF TRUCK ACCIDENTS: DRIVER FATIGUE

People are right to be afraid of getting into motor vehicle accidents with commercial trucks and rightfully so. Some of these vehicles can weigh anywhere from 10,000 to 80,000 pounds! These big rigs also tend to be less maneuverable, which makes it hard for them to avoid stopped vehicles or obstacles in their paths. While truck drivers … Read more

WHAT TO DO WHEN HIT BY UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORISTS

People get into car accidents every day. According to statistics, every 14 seconds an auto accident results in an injured victim. These collisions are so common that the state of Missouri requires all vehicle drivers and owners to maintain some kind of motor vehicle liability insurance coverage to pay for any damages and injuries sustained or inflicted upon another during a … Read more

THE 3 TYPES OF DISTRACTED DRIVING

Driving while distracted has been an issue for nearly as long as we’ve had cars. Today’s environment has done very little to improve this problem. Modern conveniences have made it easier to do a number of things while driving, which regrettably has only increased the amount of time we spend driving and not paying attention … Read more

TESLA’S “AUTOPILOT” TECHNOLOGY INVOLVED IN FIRST FATAL CRASH

A May 7 auto accident in Williston, Florida has opened a heated debate about modern auto technology. Joshua Brown was killed when his car went underneath a semi-truck that had turned unexpectedly in front of him. However, what’s unique about this accident is that Brown was in a Tesla Model S luxury vehicle with its autonomous … Read more

SHOULD YOU RELEASE YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS AFTER A CRASH?

You’ve been in a car accident. You’ve been injured, you’ve sought medical attention, kept all pertinent records, and stayed organized and on top of things. All this, despite the chaotic and traumatic nature of car accidents that leave us a little dazed in the aftermath. Through it all, you’ve kept good communication with your own … Read more

SLEEPING PILLS HURT DRIVERS EVEN AFTER EFFECTS SUBSIDE

While thinking about negligent driving, focus is often put on two issues: drunk driving and distracted driving. There is a reason for this. These are prominent and extremely dangerous behaviors that should be addressed whenever possible. However, with all the attention often paid to these two behaviors, other dangerous behaviors can remain in the background. … Read more