Biggest Threat to Motorcyclists is Inattentive Drivers

When you are riding a motorcycle you may feel carefree, but the reality is that in order to stay safe, there are many things you must be aware of. Defensive driving is a must, and motorcyclists must follow the rules of the road just like any other driver. This means not speeding, not cutting other … Read more

Pedestrian Accidents: What Should Know About Your Legal Rights

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Accidents involving pedestrians are slightly less common than car accidents. Still, about 70,000 pedestrians are involved each year in serious accidents with vehicles. In some cases careless pedestrians may be at least partially responsible for their own injuries, but liable motorists are to blame in many instances as well. Some common circumstances contribute to pedestrian … Read more

Three Recent Missouri Car Accidents: One Man Dead, One Woman Injured

If you have been involved in a car accident you may be entitled to compensation for injuries, medical expenses, and other damages relating to the accident. Last Wednesday night in Riverside, Missouri, Southbound I-635 needed to be temporarily closed after a rollover crash occurred. Kansas City police responded to a call saying there were shots … Read more

Recent Multi-Vehicle Accident in Missouri

Multi-vehicle accidents are often unavoidable and can be particularly catastrophic, even life-altering. A mulch-vehicle accident that occurred on August 20 around 7:15 AM in Kansas City, Missouri resulted in the hospitalization of seven people. Investigators say the chain reaction began when a maroon SUV headed westbound on Vivion Road crossed the center line and hit … Read more

Do Red-Light Cameras Make Intersections Safer or More Dangerous?

Drivers and the government should be on the same side when it comes to safety. One University of Tennessee researcher is asking whether red-light cameras installed at intersections are actually making conditions safer for motorists, or whether the cameras are primarily being used to make money. Professor Lee Han of Tennessee’s civil engineering department, has … Read more