The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released a report called “The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes, 2019.” According to the report, the costs of one year of vehicle crashes resulted in an estimated 36,500 deaths, 4.5 million injuries, and 23 million damaged vehicles. This cost approximately $340 billion dollars. That’s […]
How Common Are Indiana Trucking Collisions?
Thousands of large trucks drive through the “Crossroads of America” each day. In fact, Indiana is the 5th busiest state for commercial freight traffic. With so many trucks on the road, accidents are bound to happen. In this article, we’ll discuss what you should know about Indiana trucking accidents and what to do if you’re […]
Safe Driving Considerations for Older Adults
More than 6,500 individuals aged 65 and older were killed in automobile accidents in 2020. That’s 17% of all traffic fatalities. Making decisions about whether an adult can drive shouldn’t be based on age alone. But it’s important to remember that changes in vision, physical fitness, and reflexes can become safety concerns. Being aware of […]
Who’s at Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident?
Autonomous vehicles and self-driving cars seemed like something out of a science fiction novel just a few years ago, but automotive technology is evolving rapidly. As these vehicles become more common, more drivers are going to have questions like, “Who’s at fault in a self-driving car accident?” In this article, we’ll explain what you should […]
Winter Car Seat Safety Tips
Finding the balance between keeping small children warm and safely buckled in their car seats can be challenging. Snowsuits, winter coats, and other bulky clothing is dangerous in a car crash. It flattens from the force, leaving extra space under the harness. This can cause a child to slip through the straps and be thrown […]