Category Archives: Car Accident

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Can Daytime Headlights Reduce Car Accidents?

Daytime headlights are usually not considered necessary for safe driving, when it’s light outside. It is common to assume that headlights are only useful when other cars are not visible. However, studies are now showing that keeping headlights on during the day can help reduce your chances of being in a crash. How Do Daytime Headlights Help? Recent studies are showing that keeping headlights on all the time can help decrease accidents the way they help at night. One study is showing that they could help reduce accidents by 10%. More specifically, they found a 23% reduction in head on accidents involving motorcycles and vehicles. They saw pedestrian car accidents decrease by 12% and car crashes with two vehicles lower by 5.7%. Most of these accidents result in serious injuries or even death. So, any way to help the number of accidents go down is important. The reason daytime headlights…
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What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Car Accidents

Today, pedestrian car accidents happen most often when a driver is distracted or being careless. These crashes can result in severe injuries or fatalities. Medical care is always the top priority. Once the victim is in a stable condition, an experienced lawyer can help you find who’s at fault. Medical Care Following an Accident In every accident, medical care is an urgent first step. Any harm caused should be attended to and documented. Waiting to receive medical care for an injury can later be used against you by insurance companies. When it comes to insurance, New Jersey is a no-fault state. This means that the driver’s insurance will pay some or all of the pedestrian’s medical bills. So, regardless of insurance and payment concerns, all victims should seek medical help. Who is at Fault in a Pedestrian Accident? In most pedestrian accident cases, the driver is at fault and will…
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How Is the HERO Campaign Helping to Prevent Drunk Driving?

Recently, New Jersey 101.5 reported on the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers and its new effort to prevent drunk driving in New Jersey. The family of John R. Elliott created the HERO Campaign after John was the victim in a deadly drunk driving accident in 2000. As part of the HERO Campaign’s latest effort to keep drunk drivers off New Jersey’s roads, they have launched a program to provide designated drivers with a digital ID card that they can show at bars in New Jersey to receive free non-alcoholic drinks. Is the HERO Campaign Planning to Use ‘Mocktails’ and Uber Discounts to Prevent Drunk Driving? In addition to rewarding designated drivers with free, non-alcoholic drinks, other programs that the HERO Campaign has in the works, include: Uber Partnership – HERO Campaign has partnered with Uber to help keep drunk drivers off the roads. So far, over 1,500…
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