Some car accidents are so serious that the police officers who respond contact a crash reconstruction team, so they can find out what happened. This is often the case when there is a fatality in the wreck. One thing that people don't realize is just how much work goes into trying to determine what happened.
If you get into a bad car accident -- one that has fatal or near-fatal ramifications for you or others in the car -- you could develop a condition called dystychiphobia. This is an extreme fear of accidents.
The way that a car accident impacts your body depends on the specifics of the accident. One thing that might happen is that a body part becomes entrapped by the wreckage of the vehicle. This can sometimes lead to a traumatic amputation, which means that it occurred in an uncontrolled environment.
Healing after a car accident isn't always easy or quick. Instead, you might have to take your time in letting your body recover. This is a challenge for those who have a job or children because both of those are likely going to be demanding.
Do you put your seat belt on each time you get into a vehicle? If your answer isn't a resounding "Yes!," there is a chance that you might be setting yourself up for a tough legal battle if you are struck by another driver and injured. This is because the person who you file the lawsuit against might opt to use the seat belt defense in the case.
A 64-year-old man who was reportedly walking with a cane in New York was hit and killed by a cab in a tragic accident on July 7.
Showers and storms can make it difficult to drive, especially when the roads are slick. It is imperative that all drivers brush up on safety tips that will enable them to avoid getting into accidents.
A 27-year-old woman from New York decided that she wanted to become a dentist, so she went to school at Howard University, in the Washington D.C. area. On Monday, June 24, she had pulled over to the right shoulder while going down the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
You get into a car accident. You know instantly that it was the other driver's fault. You have the dash camera footage to back that up. All the same, the other driver gets out and blames you for the crash. They act irate and threaten to call the police.
Looking for ways to stay safe on the roads in New York? Maybe you've been watching the annual car accident fatality statistics, and you can't believe how many people lose their lives in crashes every year. Is it really worth the convenience of driving?