Most of us are extremely careful near roadways and highways. Whether we’re walking or driving, we all seem to naturally understand the dangers in these areas. But most of us feel pretty safe in parking lots. As long as we’re generally watching where we’re going, we don’t expect to get into accidents while walking through parking lots, where most drivers are going extra slow and driving more carefully.
Most automobile accidents are a result of user error. If every driver would know the rules and follow all safety considerations with care, there would be almost no accidents. Therefore you can usually trace an accident back to some mistake or oversight made by one of the drivers involved.
Drunk driving has been a problem since the automobile has been invented. For many years, the legislatures of states throughout the country have focused most of their efforts on lowering the legal blood-alcohol limit and increasing penalties. Although these efforts are laudable, they haven’t been particularly effective, as drunk driving continues to destroy lives every year in the United States.
These seem to be everywhere: Advertisements, online reports, news stories and blogs all about the developing automated vehicle technology. Some of the new technology is simple driving assistance, and other manufacturers are already going to full automated driving: "Autopilot."
Too many people do not maximize their chances for compensation after auto accidents. Some people underestimate the seriousness of their injuries and others are uncomfortable with the idea of suing someone.
There is almost nothing more dangerous to drivers throughout Tennessee than truck drivers who are exhausted on the road. When a driver is so tired he or she can’t see straight or stay awake, this obviously increases the danger for everyone.
Everyone likes to feel smart. We like to think that whatever mistake someone has made to cause a serious accident, we would never make such a mistake. But the fact is, even though we continue to progress in many ways, serious motor vehicle accidents continue to increase in the United States.
No one questions the dangers of drinking and driving. Although there is often argument around what the legal limits should be and who should absorb the cost of the harm resulting from alcohol-related accidents, etc., everyone seems to understand that drunk driving is dangerous for everyone.
Thanksgiving and the entire holiday season can be a wonderful time for most people. With family, feasting and gift-giving, the holidays are often the best time of the year.
Many people think of personal injury cases in general, and slip-and-fall claims in particular, as no big deal. We rarely think that slip-and-fall cases involve serious injuries and many people look down on these claims as a desperate attempt for a payout.