Category: Auto Accident Law

Night Shift Workers

Are Night Shift Workers More Likely to Have Car Accidents?

Night shift work is a term that can apply to any non-traditional shift. A typical night shift starts at 11:00 p.m. and continues to 7:00 a.m. A common non-traditional shift is one that lasts 12 hours. Workers on a 12-hour shift will work four rather than five days per week.

Posted on August 18, 2021

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Tire Blowout

What Should Drivers Know about Tire Blowouts?

Between increased driving and the climbing temperatures, summer carries an increased risk of tire blowouts. Although these are mostly associated with the chunks of treads left behind by large trucks, passenger cars can face blowouts with varying tire pressures, which can lead to major car accidents.

Posted on June 29, 2021

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private settlements

Can I Settle a Car Accident Privately?

The cost of minor car accidents can often be overestimated because of the potential future damage. Because of this, some drivers decide that private settlements can be more efficient and cost-effective. There are multiple risks and benefits of settling without insurance,

Posted on May 30, 2021

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What Should I Do if My Vehicle Catches on Fire?

The thought of a burning vehicle can be very frightening, and car fires are more common than one would think. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that 33 car fires occur every hour in the United States. Not all car fires are deadly,

Posted on July 14, 2020

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What is the Purpose of Red-Light Cameras?

Red-light cameras automatically take a picture of a vehicle’s license plate when the driver violates traffic laws. Red-light cameras are part of an automated photo enforcement program. The DC Metropolitan Police currently have 48 red light cameras located at intersections throughout Washington,

Posted on October 10, 2019

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Wrong-Way Accidents

Most drivers entering divided highways use the proper exit and entrance ramps without fail. However, some drivers mistakenly enter the highway using the wrong ramp. This puts drivers and passengers in immediate danger as they are moving against the normal flow of fast-moving traffic.

Posted on August 21, 2019

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Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents lead to a variety of different injuries. However, there are some injuries that are more common than others. These injuries range from small scrapes and bruises to more severe, life threatening injuries.

Posted on July 30, 2019

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