Author: Joe A. King, Jr.
Author: Joe A. King, Jr.
We all make mistakes, but a mistake on the road can be deadly. So, just how many car accidents are caused by human error? Following are some shocking statistics about driver errors and collisions. Statistics on Human Driving Errors Causing Car Crashes Indiana University conducted an eye-opening study about what percentage of car accidents are […]
The safest way to drive in severe weather is not to do it at all. It’s always safer to wait. Still, there are times when this advice might not be practical, in which case drivers can protect themselves by learning the precautions and tips to follow when driving in fog, rain, high winds, and winter […]
The aftermath of a car accident can be stressful and confusing. If the accident occurred on private property, you might wonder how the location affects liability. Alabama’s laws on car accidents on private property may seem intricate, but understanding your rights and responsibilities can make a significant difference in how you pursue compensation for your […]
Although renting moving trucks allows people to move properties more cost-effectively than hiring a full-service moving company, many people renting moving vans don’t have the experience or skill to operate these vehicles safely. If you got hurt in an accident involving a rented moving truck in Alabama, who can you hold responsible for your crash-related […]
News reports of a semi-truck that rolled onto its side recently near Decatur raise the question of how common 18-wheeler overturns are in Alabama. This article will explore statistics on semi-truck rollover accidents, address the high rollover risk among such vehicles, and identify where large trucks overturn most frequently. It will also discuss how the rollover […]
Running some 366 miles from the Gulf Coast to the Tennessee Valley, Interstate 65 is one of the longest interstate highways in Alabama. If you’re traveling along I-65 for business or pleasure, the seven rest stops and one welcome center provide convenient places to stretch your legs, use the facilities, and even have a picnic. […]
Road rage has long been a serious problem in Alabama. A report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that Alabama ranked third in the nation for road rage-related fatalities in one recent year, with a staggering 64 deaths. The study’s results prompted the state to reduce road rage accidents and make Alabama […]
Women who won $4.7 billion in damages two years ago against the maker of one of America’s most recognized products have seen their verdict cut in half by a Missouri appeals court. Nevertheless, in a landmark decision, the court sided with the women and sustained the lower court’s 2018 ruling, AP News reported. The court’s […]
In response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Congress passed the REAL ID Act of 2005. Title II of the act was intended to improve security when issuing driver’s licenses and personal identification cards. Under the act, all states and territories in the U.S. must comply with the new law. Initially, the deadline […]
Because of the sheer size of the vehicles, any accident involving a large commercial truck is bound to be serious and often fatal. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is planning to conduct its first large truck crash causation study (LTCCS) in 15 years and release the results to the public. The study will […]