Car Accident Archives

What Are the Top Causes of Parking Lot Accidents?

When you think about a car accident, you might envision highways, major damage, and injuries. However, despite slow speed limits, many accidents happen in parking lots. In fact, the National Safety Council (NSC) reported that one in out five car accidents happen in parking lots, with over 50,000 parking lot and garage accidents per year…. Read More


How Can I Drive Safely This Easter Weekend?

Easter is a major weekend in the United States, including Greater Philadelphia region. Traffic is congested on most weekends, but it is even more congested and busy on Easter during the holiday weekend. Many people travel to see family and friends to celebrate the holiday together, but with increased holiday traffic comes an increase in… Read More


How Can Drivers Stay Safe on St. Patrick’s Day?

In the United States, where St. Patrick’s Day celebrations started out as a way to celebrate the many Americans with Irish heritage, the holiday has become a drinking holiday, a mix of parades, bar crawls, and special green drinks. It is the fourth most popular drinking holiday in the country behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas,… Read More


Do Car Accidents Increase following the Change to Daylight Saving Time?

Research shows that fatal car accidents increase by up to eight percent the week following the switch to daylight saving time. The main reason is that the time change and additional daylight hours can cause sleep deprivation, leading to drowsy driving and accidents. Experts say that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk… Read More


What Happens if You Have a Vehicle Fire?

Have you ever seen a car on fire on the side of the road and wondered how that happened? Car fires are actually more prevalent than what you may have thought, as 33 car fires are reported every hour in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Inexperienced drivers are the… Read More


Can I Be Sued if I Wave Another Driver in Front of Me?

Traffic regulations are carefully designed by those with experience in understanding terrain, vehicle performance, and ergonomics.  They serve to minimize congestion and maximize safety.  When someone waves another motorist on in traffic, it can interfere with the carefully considered traffic flow design and signage.  Waving another driver on through traffic gives the impression that it… Read More


Is It Dangerous to Drive after a Concussion?

A concussion is a potentially serious head injury that could occur at just about any time and in a variety of ways. A slip and fall incident, car accident, sports injury, or a wide range of other potential causes could cause you to suffer a concussion, which is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). … Read More


Is Driving around the Holidays More Dangerous?

The holiday season tends to be the time of year when motorists are most distracted behind the wheel. In terms of fatalities, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and the Fourth of July are consistently the deadliest driving days of the year. However, with the dynamic of winter weather, holiday driving is especially dangerous. Typically, the days… Read More


Are Car Accidents More Fatal to Women?

Statistically speaking, women have a greater chance of dying in a car accident than men. This is an odd fact given that men are the cause of vehicle accidents much more than women. There are many potential factors for the higher rates of death for women in car or truck collisions. For many years, there… Read More


What Are Some Safety Driving Tips for Thanksgiving Travel?

Nothing says Thanksgiving like traffic. Each year, millions of Americans hop in the car to gather for the annual turkey dinner celebration. Whether you travel across the country or just across town, you should be aware of the increased traffic and the dangers that can threaten all road travelers. Here are a few tips to… Read More


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