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Monthly Archives: July 2020

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Truck Accidents Caused by Poor Maintenance

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Semi trucks are huge, often weighing 20 times as much as a passenger vehicle. As you can imagine, a truck accident could be catastrophic and even deadly. In 2018, 4,136 people died in truck accidents. Only 16% of these fatalities were truck drivers. The rest were occupants of other vehicles, as well as pedestrians… Read More »

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Difference Between PIP Coverage and MedPay Coverage

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If you own a vehicle, you probably pay a lot of money for insurance. Auto insurance protects you in the event of a car crash. It can pay for vehicle damage, medical bills and other damages you suffer in an accident. You may be paying for collision and comprehensive damage, as well as bodily… Read More »

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Excessive Speeding on the Rise During Pandemic

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More than 96,000 people in the United States have died from the coronavirus so far and the number of deaths could increase if people don’t slow down on the roadways. There have numerous been reports of motorists speeding—even exceeding 100 miles per hour—with the once heavily-traveled streets now empty. Because people have been forced… Read More »

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Determining Fault in a Rear-End Accident

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Car accidents happen in a variety of ways. Many people are rear-ended by other vehicles while on the road. When this happens, who is at fault? The myth is that the driver who rear-ends the other vehicle is always at fault. While this is true in most cases, it’s safe to say that there… Read More »

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Ways to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

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While walking is free (no gas required!) and a great form of exercise, it’s not always the safest way to travel. In 2018, 6,227 pedestrians were killed in accidents in the United States. Many more are injured. While many of these pedestrian accidents are caused by careless or distracted drivers, in many cases, pedestrians… Read More »

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Involved in a Hit and Run Accident? Now What?

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You are driving along when you are hit by another vehicle. You pull over, but the other driver keeps on going. What happens next? It’s important to know what to do in such a situation, since hit and run accidents occur quite often and chances are, you may be involved in one in your… Read More »

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Motorcycle Safety: Wear the Right Gear

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Motorcycles can be fun and exciting to ride, but let’s face it—they are also very dangerous. Motorcyclists are 27 times more likely than other motorists to die in a crash. In 2017, 5,172 people were killed in motorcycle crashes. You may not be able to prevent every motorcycle accident, but there are things you… Read More »

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Driving While Fatigued: What You Need to Know

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There are many reasons why people get into car accidents. Some are inexperienced drivers. Others are distracted by their phone or other factors. Some drink and drive. Others drive while tired, which may seem innocent enough, but it can actually be quite dangerous. Sleep is very important, especially when performing a function such as… Read More »

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