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What makes distracted driving so dangerous?

There are many drivers who simply can't resist the urge to pick up their cellphones. Some are willing to risk causing a crash over a buzz or ring notification. Others regularly text, browse the web and use social media while driving. The problem has grown substantially worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Roughly 57 percent of...

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How poor visibility and speeding can increase the risk of a nighttime accident

Driving at night is something that many drivers find nerve-racking, no matter how long they have been driving. The majority of decisions drivers make are based on what they see. Drivers must use extra caution when driving at night because the darkness significantly reduces visibility. This makes it difficult to read signs, anticipate changes in...

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What are the leading causes of car accidents?

A Lexington, South Carolina car accident lawyer discusses the leading causes and contributing factors of crashes. No matter how cautious you are on the road, you can't always avoid the drivers who behave recklessly. When a crash occurs, it often happens when we least expect it. In the aftermath, you may be dealing with medical...

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Pain and discomfort after a crash may be a sign of a more serious injury

Nobody expects to be involved in a car accident. While many drivers are cautious and responsible, you can't always avoid the drivers who behave recklessly. The average person is involved in a crash about three or four times in his or her lifetime. In most cases, these crashes aren't severe. Minor crashes can be deceiving,...

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Speeding and reckless driving linked to increase in traffic fatality rate during 2020

We have seen a significant decline in overall traffic fatalities over the last few years. Some safety advocates attribute this to the safety features found in new cars, as well as new distracted driving laws in many states. According to the National Safety Council, there were more than 40,000 traffic fatalities across the U.S. in...

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Best ways to deal with aggressive drivers

We all encounter other drivers who are in a rush or project their anger on the roadway for no apparent reason. This could include tailgating, shouting, giving rude gestures, pulling illegal and dangerous driving maneuvers, and engaging in violent encounters. According to the NHTSA, aggressive driving is often the result of: Impatient drivers. Drivers who...

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What are common injuries sustained in rear-end car accidents?

Rear-end collisions aren't often seen as serious crashes. That's because the most common injury sustained in rear-end collisions is whiplash. This occurs when the head jerks forward and backward in a whip-like motion, which damages the soft tissue in the neck. Whiplash is often considered a minor injury because it doesn't usually produce immediate symptoms....

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