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Category: Vehicle Accident

What Drivers Need to Know About Biking Laws


Thousands of cyclists are injured each year in automobile accidents. Furthermore, given the obvious size and weight difference between a bike and car, many of these accidents are fatal. In 2019, 846 bicyclists were killed in traffic accidents and the majority of them occurred in an intersection. Whether your preferred method of transportation is driving […]

Public Transportation Accidents

Public transportation is the most common way people get around in major cities in New Jersey, Maryland, California, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. This form of transportation has many benefits, such as convenience and efficiency. However, as more people use these services, the risk of public transportation accidents also increases. Furthermore, the top city that uses public […]

Overview of Hit-and-Run Accident Cases

The most recent report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety revealed that hit-and-run accidents happen somewhere in the United States every 43 seconds. Since 2006, these types of crashes causing both injuries and fatalities have moved in an upward trend. What are hit-and-run accidents? A hit-and-run auto accident is when one of the […]

What to do after an Accident Involving a Commercial Truck

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Traffic accidents involving commercial trucks cause thousands of injuries each year. The size and weight of commercial trucks leads to catastrophic odds for the passengers in smaller vehicles. One out of every eight highway-related deaths in the U.S. involves large commercial trucks. According to the DOT, leading contributors to commercial truck accidents include: Problems with […]