Following the success of ride-sharing apps, web-based food delivery services have become increasingly popular in the past handful of years.
If you suffer a serious injury in an automotive accident in which someone else was at fault, you may be entitled to a sizable sum of money in compensation for your injuries – but the amount of compensation your injuries merit doesn’t always match the actual value of the insurance payout you receive.
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.
A major selling point of many of the new cars on the market today is the advanced suite of driver assistance features designed to improve the safety and convenience of operating these vehicles. These features, while still requiring the active engagement of the vehicle’s driver at all times, exist on a continuum defined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) of “Levels of Automated Driving.”
Most of us know this feeling all too well: You’re driving down the highway, keeping pace with the flow of traffic, and everything seems normal – when suddenly the car ahead of you hits their brakes hard.
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.
America’s roads are getting more dangerous. For years, this was not the case. The data showed fewer motor vehicle fatalities with every passing year.
As the year 2021 concludes and the final reports from law enforcement and road safety organizations are tallied, an indisputable fact arises from the data: New Jersey’s roads are getting more dangerous, especially for cyclists and pedestrians.
Since the early 1980s, our nation’s roads had been getting safer. Public awareness campaigns, law enforcement efforts, and technological developments in automotive safety had been combining to produce a trend – with minor fluctuations – of fewer deaths on America’s roads by the year. And then the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
“The deadliest road in America” is something you’d rather find as the catch phrase to a Hollywood movie than as part of your daily commute.