Car accidents have the potential to turn lives upside down. When a serious accident occurs, it is common for catastrophic injuries to result, and these are often not resolved in only a few days or weeks. Medical issues that continue to persist long after the accident occurred can be problematic. They can affect the victim's quality of life as well as limit his or her ability to carry out meaningful work. The victim may need to apply for disability benefits as a result and may not know which way to turn in regard to paying off their medical bills.
With the modern, daily use of smartphones, texting, scrolling and browsing through our phones has become an addictive daily activity. For many of us, it can become almost impossible to resist reaching for our phones throughout the day, and this includes while we are driving.
Serious car crashes devastate the victims and can make life after the accident very difficult. Some accidents are more common than others, so drivers should make sure that they aren't doing anything that might contribute to one occurring.
In a recent year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that there were 391,000 injuries and 3,477 fatalities in the United States due to distracted driving.
When you share the road with a commercial truck, it is always important to remember when the driver can, and more importantly cannot, see you and your vehicle. Commercial trucks operate much differently than consumer vehicles, even larger SUVs, and commercial drivers face a number of limitations that consumer drivers do not.
You've probably joked with co-workers or family members, telling them they're addicted to their smartphones.