Car Accident Archives
Is Adaptive Cruise Control Safe?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on May 9, 2023
Over the past decade or so, vehicle safety has seen major advancements with the help of improved technology. Available in most modern vehicles is adaptive cruise control (ACC), which automatically adjusts your vehicle’s speed based on the speed of the car in front of you, maintaining a safe following distance. It certainly sounds convenient, but… Read More
What Causes Head-On Collisions?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on April 5, 2023
Head-on collisions are some of the most severe types of car accidents. A head-on collision involves two cars traveling toward each other and colliding, leading to severe injuries, property damage, and sometimes death. Determining fault in a head-on collision can be difficult, but it is critical for an accident survivor who is seeking compensation for… Read More
How Can I Help My Teen Become a Safer Driver?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on March 15, 2023
If you are the parent or guardian of a teen who has just started to drive or will be learning to drive soon, you can help reduce their chances of being involved in an accident. By following some simple suggestions, you can help your teen make better decisions when behind the wheel. Model Safe Driving… Read More
What Are Some Common Hidden Car Accident Injuries?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Brain Injury on February 16, 2023
A car accident can be a traumatic experience that causes many types of injuries. The combination of shock and adrenaline can easily mask serious injuries, which is why it is critical to always go to the doctor after you have been in an accident. Hidden injuries might take several hours or days to fully manifest…. Read More
Are Car Accidents More Dangerous for Women?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on February 1, 2023
The Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute says the nation has about 1.4 million more female drivers than male drivers. Typically, women and men have different body structures, including muscle mass and average height and weight. Basic differences between male and female bodies raise the concern of whether or not car accidents are more dangerous for women…. Read More
Braving the Cold? Here Are Driving Tips for the Winter Season
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on December 21, 2022
If you are hitting the roads this winter, it is important to be prepared for the hazardous weather. Here are a few driving tips to help keep you safe while on the road: Make sure your car is properly winterized ideally before the season begins. This includes checking your tires, anti-freeze levels, and windshield washer… Read More
What Are Important Driving Tips for Thanksgiving Travel?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on November 18, 2022
Anyone who has taken a road trip during Thanksgiving knows all too well how bad the traffic can be during the holiday period. It is a time for aggressive drivers who cause accidents, broken-down vehicles, and other problems. There are ways to make the drives easier, and this requires some planning and consistent focus behind… Read More
How Can You Avoid a Car Accident on Halloween?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on October 28, 2022
Halloween can be a great holiday for families, but trick-or-treaters and motorists need to be extra careful during Halloween because of the increased risk of car accidents. According to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the chances for pedestrian fatalities on this day increase by 43 percent, and many of… Read More
August Is National Traffic Awareness Month
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on August 10, 2022
The summer is still in full swing, which means that the roads are packed with travelers who are fitting in that last road trip before Labor Day. Later in the month, students will be returning to school, and parents will be carpooling their children to sports, music lessons, and other after-school activities. All of this… Read More
Do Driver-Assistance Systems Cause Car Accidents?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on August 5, 2022
Driver-assistance systems are supposed to keep occupants safe and make car accidents less likely to happen. However, a recent study of driver-assistance systems suggests they might not be doing so. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a report that reviewed crash data from June 2021 to June of 2022. This report specifically looked… Read More