Car Accident

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While teen driver accident statistics present a grim picture, the NHTSA has developed the “5 to Drive” campaign to try to reduce the number of teen driver fatalities. In continuation of Teen Driver Accident Facts and Statistics (Part 1) , the following presents some additional statistics related to...
More than half of all teenagers killed in car accidents are the drivers themselves, and speeding is a factor in about 35 percent of all fatal car accidents involving teen drivers. Getting a driver’s license for the very first time is a hallmark of a person’s teenage years, as driving gives teens a...
The Missouri Court of Appeals has recently struck down an ordinance that had permitted red light cameras to be installed and operated at certain signals in Ellisville. While many cities are using red light cameras to ticket drivers who are caught running red lights, this trend in enforcing traffic...
The man responsible for killing two teenage sisters in a 2007 fatal car accident is attempting to get his driver’s license reinstated. The man responsible for killing two teenage sisters in a 2007 fatal car accident is appealing the Illinois Secretary of State’s office in an attempt to get his...
When vehicle equipment failure causes a car accident, injured parties may be entitled to compensation for their injuries and losses from the equipment manufacturer. Although the majority of car accidents are caused by some type of driver error, in some cases, traffic accidents are the result of a...
Illinois teen driving laws include a graduated driver’s license program that requires teen drivers to get a learner’s permit and a restricted license before they can obtain a full driver’s license. In Illinois, as in many states, first-time teenage drivers have to complete a graduated driver’s...
Missouri teen driving restrictions include a Graduated Driver’s License law that requires first-time teen drivers to obtain a permit and intermediate license before getting a full driver’s license. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 years old,...
So far in 2013, there have been more than 658, 200 distracted driving-related motor vehicle accidents in the U.S., with one of these accidents occurring approximately every 30 seconds. Following up to Distracted Driving and Motor Vehicle Accidents (Part 1) , the following is some further eye-...
According to the CDC, at least 9 people die in distracted driving-related motor vehicle accidents and at least 1,060 people suffer injuries in these accidents every day in the U.S. Although driving may seem to be a relatively simple task – particularly for drivers who have years of experience, it...
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