It’s been called a disturbing trend, an epidemic and a blight on our roads. These phrases are apt descriptions of the increase in U.S. traffic fatalities that have occurred for two years in a row. The increase in 2015 was the largest in the U.S. in 50 years, and now it appears that 2016 saw a similar rise… Read More »
Teen drivers represent the largest demographic group responsible for hundreds of thousands of collisions and thousands of fatalities in the United States every year. Legislation exists in all U.S. states to help protect drivers by restricting high-risk driver-passenger ratios, driving after dark and on major highways, and other conditions that are known to increase risk for teens.
While the vast majority of states now ban texting and driving, it still takes place every day. In fact, personal injury attorneys often deal with automobile accident cases caused by distracted driving. Since texting while driving is often illegal in the area where an accident happens, attorneys have increasingly been able to use the behavior as a way to… Read More »