If you were recently involved in a motor vehicle accident, it is likely that your car was damaged in some way. While it is common to have your vehicle repaired in a timely manner, you may be overlooking another very important detail: the condition of any child restraint that was in the vehicle.
"In the six years of our project, we've been involved in 12 minor accidents during more than 1.8 million miles of autonomous and manual driving combined," Google wrote recently in its Self-Driving Car Project's monthly report. "Not once was the self-driving car the cause of the accident."
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which led the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety to release the results of a recent study testing how accurate the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's recommendations on driver attention might be. According to the Liberty Mutual, NHTSA recommends that drivers look away from the road for no more than two seconds at 70 mph. But is that really safe?
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention, more U.S. teens die from involvement in motor vehicle accidents than from any other cause. For teen drivers, inexperience is a major factor and can result in a teen making unwise and dangerous decisions while driving.
As residents across South Carolina prepare to turn their clocks ahead for daylight saving time, many will likely lament losing an hour of precious sleep. While one missed hour of sleep may seem insignificant, research and statistics prove that such disturbances in one's sleep pattern can adversely impact an individual's ability to process information, focus and stay awake.
In a recent blog post, we discussed steps individuals who are involved in a car accident should take. Some of these tips are meant to help individuals prove another driver's negligence and can greatly benefit an individual who plans to take legal action.