As residents of the Northeast are well aware, driving in winter poses a particular set of hazards for motorists. However, with proper planning, vehicle maintenance, and an understanding of how to respond to dangerous road conditions, your winter travels are more likely to remain safe and uneventful.
Any motor vehicle accident has the potential to result in devastating injuries or loss of life, but for a number of reasons, crashes involving large commercial trucks are of particular concern for trucking companies and regulatory agencies.
Most people have fond childhood memories of dressing up in costume and going trick-or-treating around their neighborhood on Halloween. The fun doesn't stop after you pass the age when it's acceptable to knock on strangers' doors and beg for candy. Every year, countless teenagers, college students and adults participate in Halloween revelry, giving out candy «more»
For more than a decade, America’s roads had been getting safer, based on the tracking of motor vehicle accident fatality rates by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
There is a certain level of risk taken any time a person ventures out onto the road in a motor vehicle – and unfortunately, that risk of death or serious injury in an auto accident has been worsening since 2020, in a sharp reversal of previous safety trends.
Legislation is often not written with clarity for the average layperson in mind. The reason for this is not to be unnecessarily opaque; rather, it is because the meaning and interpretation of a law depends on the specific phrasing of its drafting, down to the punctuation.
National Crisis in Roadway Fatalities and Serious Injuries Spurs Department of Transportation to React
For years, America’s highways, city streets, and back roads had been getting safer. Automotive fatality and serious injury rates had been on a steady decline.
Travel of any kind has its risks. For instance, some people refuse to fly because they're afraid of a plane crash.