• Car Crash Accident Road
    Injury Law,  News,  Traffic Code

    The Weather, You and a Car Crash

    Rains, snow, hurricanes, winds, tornadoes, fog, dust storms and other weather issues can be devastating for drivers on the road. Recently at 10:55 AM on May 1st, 2023, at least 60 to 80 vehicles suffered a car crash pileup due to a dust storm blowing on Interstate 55 in Illinois that reduced visibility to zero.

  • Car Driving Steering Wheel
    Injury Law,  Traffic Code

    How to Avoid Accidents While Driving

    Our cars are supposed to be safe and comfortable spaces for us to get from point A to point B. Unfortunately, small mistakes can add up into an extremely unsafe–and even deadly–occurrence. There’s no guarantee that everyone else on the road will drive as safely and mindfully as you, but there are a few ways to ensure that you’re able to create a safe drive for yourself. Drive Defensively The best way to avoid needing a car accident lawyer is to drive defensively. The root of defensive driving is treating the road as though everyone else on it is a hazard. That doesn’t mean swerving away from every single vehicle,…

  • Truck Bridge
    Injury Law,  Traffic Code

    Reasons Why Truck Accident Lawyers Will Not Take Your Case

    Suppose your truck has been in an accident recently and has led to considerable damage. What are your options in this case? You could always pick up local listings for personal injury lawyers for accidents involving cars or trucks. Now you would want to make the most of free consultation privileges offered by many personal injury lawyers and law firms to communicate about your case.

  • Car Accident
    Injury Law,  Traffic Code

    4 Things You Can Do If You Were Injured in a Car Accident

    Over three million car accidents occur each year. Fortunately, most of them only involve damage to the vehicle. However, one in four car accidents involves personal injury to either the driver or the passenger or both. One in every five accident leads to fatal injuries. If you are involved in a crash and you have suffered damage, the first thing you need to do is to call the police. You should then seek medical attention as soon as you are able. Do not ignore the minor injuries since you may have suffered internal injuries. Additionally, you should exchange contact and insurance information with the other driver. This article explores four…

  • Car Crash
    Injury Law

    5 Tips in Choosing the Best Car Accident Lawyer

    If you have been recently involved in a car accident, it only makes sense that the first step you take, aside from addressing any injuries you might have, is finding the best lawyer that specializes in handling this type of case. Car accidents can be a complicated issue and having the right legal assistance is crucial to make sure that no other inconvenience will take place.

  • Driving Instructors
    Traffic Code

    Changes to the UK Driving Test: How Have They Been Received and How Do Other Countries Compare?

    It has now been one year since the UK driving test witnesses the biggest change in over 20 years. These historic changes saw those sitting a practical exam having to complete a range of different maneuvers, follow sat-nav directions and partake in 20 minutes of independent driving. Controversially, drivers would also have to answer a question vehicle safety while still driving.

  • Car Accident
    Injury Law,  Traffic Code

    Why It’s so Important to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

    If you were hurt in a car accident, then the other party’s insurance company is expected to compensate you. They are required by law to give you fair compensation. However, insurance companies do everything that they can to undercompensate you. In fact, there are a variety of insurance company tactics that can be used to undercompensate you. Why it’s Important to Hire a Car Accident Attorney Because insurance companies having something to gain by giving you less than what you really deserve, it is best to hire an attorney. A proven car accident lawyer will make sure that you meet all of the necessary deadlines and gather all of the…

  • DUI Car
    Criminal Law,  Traffic Code

    What Qualities Should a DWI Team Possess?

    Defense lawyers, like a DWI team, are a vital part of our judicial system. If you're involved in a DWI incident, you need a good DWI team at your side. The stages of a DWI case include the arrest, an arraignment, fact gathering, negotiation stage, trial, and sentencing. A police officer may ask you to pull over if there's a suspicion that you committed a violation or a crime, most especially if you're still outdoors driving in early morning hours or late at night.

  • Drinking Driving
    Criminal Law,  Traffic Code

    What People Don’t Know About Impaired Driving

    Every day, 29 people die in an alcohol-related car accident in the United States. The CDC estimates that alcohol-related collisions cost more than $44 billion each year. Although impaired driving is most commonly associated with alcohol consumption, drugs also affect your ability to drive safely. Here’s what people don’t know about impaired driving. Alcohol-impaired driving accounts for more than quarter of traffic-related deaths Alcohol-impaired car accidents accounted for 28% of all traffic-related deaths in 2016. That same year, 1,223 children between the ages of 0 and 14 were killed in alcohol-related accidents. More than 1 million people were arrested for driving under the influence of narcotics or alcohol in 2016.…

  • Police Breathalyzer DUI
    Criminal Law,  Traffic Code

    What You Didn’t Know About Breathalyzer Tests

    Breathalyzer tests are just one tool police officers use to determine whether drivers are intoxicated. They work by measuring the level of alcohol in your breath and are often combined with other field sobriety tests to gauge whether a driver is drunk. Laws and rules related to breathalyzer tests vary from state to state. Here’s what you don’t know about breathalyzer tests. In Some States, You Can Refuse a Breathalyzer Test Some states allow drivers to refuse a breathalyzer test without penalties. But if you refuse both chemical testing and a breathalyzer test, you may face arrest or other penalties, such as license suspension. Chemical tests are performed at the…