A car accident is a stressful experience, especially if the at-fault driver has fled the scene of the accident.
Watching the vehicle that caused your accident drive away and flee responsibility for his or her actions can be infuriating. However, there… Read More
The days following a car accident can be hectic, dealing with doctor’s appointments, medical bills, a damaged vehicle and filing a claim with your insurance company.
Unfortunately, while trying to make sense of everything, many people will look to an… Read More
Whiplash is a soft tissue injury that is common in car accidents, especially rear-end collisions.
It occurs when the head is quickly jolted in a whip-like motion, such as forward and back or side-to-side. Although symptoms can vary depending on the person… Read More
Auto insurance is required in New Jersey. State law also requires that every insurance policy contain personal injury protection (PIP) benefits.
Also known as no-fault insurance coverage, PIP pays benefits to those injured in an accident no matter who… Read More
An overwhelming 90 percent of U.S. drivers admit to using smartphones behind the wheel, despite laws banning the practice in many states.
A new study by Zendrive found that drivers spend 3.5 minutes of every hour using a cellphone. This is especially… Read More
Like much of the nation, pedestrian traffic deaths in New Jersey continue to be a problem.
A recent Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) study found that pedestrian fatalities in the first half of 2016 increased 11 percent nationwide.
Although… Read More
Each year, April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Throughout the month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) teams up with local law enforcement agencies throughout the state of New Jersey and the country… Read More
Drowsy driving is a nationwide problem that endangers the lives of everyone on the road.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that in 2015, there were more than 72,000 drowsy driving accidents reported by police that caused… Read More
Despite promises of improved safety, convenience and efficiency offered by self-driving cars, most U.S. drivers say they would not feel safe with fully autonomous vehicles on the roads, according to a study from AAA.
The study found that three-quarters… Read More
Although the official numbers have not been released yet, 2016 saw an estimated 40,000 traffic deaths, according to preliminary data released by the National Safety Council (NSC).
That is a six percent increase from 2015 and a 14 percent increase from… Read More