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Inattentiveness While Driving Risks Grave Injury

08.07.2019 in Car Accidents

In most American cities, our streets are congested, our highways are overcrowded, and our commutes are long and stressful. Many drivers choose to pass the time while waiting in traffic by reading, texting, applying makeup, or even shaving. All of these activities—and many more—qualify as distracted driving. Most of us…

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Many Are Getting Grouchy About Distracted Driving

26.04.2019 in Car Accidents, Featured

Distracted Driving Becoming a Old, Familiar Topic When most of us think about distracted driving, we think of those drivers who look at their mobile phones while driving. However, distracted driving can be any driving behavior that causes you take your eyes off of the roadway. These behaviors include time…

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Distracted Driving- Safety Starts with Each of Us

10.04.2019 in Car Accidents

Distracted Driving is Quickly Becoming the Most Common Cause of Car Collisions Distracted driving claimed 3,166 lives in 2017 alone according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration and those were the crashes they were able to clearly identify distracted driving. Distracted driving is anything that takes a drivers…

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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

02.04.2019 in Car Accidents, Uncategorized

Is a Month Really Enough to Spend on Distracted Driving? Distracted driving and inattentive driving are such a big problem, we probably need more than a month of awareness.  Distracted driving and inattentiveness are the most frequent causes of motor vehicle crashes. When you work with those injured in motor…

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Driving Habits That Commonly Cause Accidents

14.03.2019 in Car Accidents

Habits are acquired behaviors or behavioral patterns repeated so frequently they become almost involuntary. The longer you drive, the more driving habits you develop, some good, some bad. Putting on your seat belt, checking your mirrors, and using your turn signals are good, nearly involuntary driving habits for most. However,…

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Illinois I-55 Semi-Crashes Blamed on “Bad Driving” Rather than Construction

22.12.2017 in Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Featured, Inattentiveness, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

Serious Semi-Truck Crashes Occur on Same Stretch of Interstate 55 Illinois State Police say that bad driving behaviors are responsible for the latest serious crashes on I-55, not road construction. Twice in the last month, there have been two extremely serious semi-truck crashes on the same stretch of Interstate 55…

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Halloween Hazards-Pedestrian Incidents and Drunk Drivers

25.10.2017 in Bicycle Accidents, Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Featured, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death

Common Injuries Over Halloween While Halloween is supposed to be scary and creepy, it is not supposed to be dangerous. Most parents worry about the sicko that taints trick-or-treater’s candy, but the greater dangers include to pedestrian accidents with vehicles and drunk drivers. Pedestrian Incidents Halloween is the biggest night…

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Maryland Heights Woman Killed In Head-On Crash with Semi-Truck

19.09.2017 in Car Accidents, Featured, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

Semi-Truck Crosses the I-44 Median Striking St. Louis Woman In a truck crash on Sunday afternoon, a Maryland Heights woman was tragically killed when a westbound semi-truck crossed the median and struck her van head one on Interstate 44 in the eastbound lane. According to Missouri Highway Patrol, the semi-truck driver lost control, struck…

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Insurance Study Shows Misconception About Distracted Driving

13.09.2017 in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Featured, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

New Insurance Study Shows People Think Distracted Driving is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving The results of recently published study are both surprising and illogical.  Not surprising, the majority of people surveyed agreed that texting and driving is dangerous, causes crashes, and may be more dangerous than drunk driving. Surprisingly, an astounding number of…

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Fatality in Wrong-Way Crash at Lucas And Hunt, St. Louis, Missouri

14.07.2017 in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Featured, Inattentiveness, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

One Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash in North County A 52 year-old St. Louis woman died at the scene of a traffic collision after a vehicle traveling the opposite direction struck her and another driver in a head-on collision. The incident occurred at approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on Lucas and…

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