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Can Cell Phone Apps Cause Car Accidents?

Car Accidents

Driving while talking with passengers, grooming, eating, or changing the radio station are all behaviors that are common while operating a motor vehicle.  Each is a distraction that results in a driver taking their eyes off the road, hands off the wheel, and/or mind off driving.  So many of these behaviors have become commonplace.  Drivers […]

How can a Dash Cam Help a Car Accident Case?

Dash Cam

A dashboard-mounted camera, or dash cam for short, is a compact recording device that sits on a car’s dashboard or windshield. Depending on the direction faced, dash cams can record either the driver’s perspective of the road or the actions of passengers and back seat riders. People may choose to invest in a dash cam […]

How can I Protect Myself from Aggressive Drivers?

Aggressive Drivers

One of the leading causes of car accidents on the roads and highways of New Jersey and Pennsylvania is aggressive driving. People who drive aggressively are by definition reckless drivers, and their negligence often causes car accidents and personal injury. Motorists cannot control how other people drive, but there are things they can do to […]

Should I Settle a Car Accident Case Privately?

Accident Case

The formal insurance claims process following a car accident can be a very stressful and time consuming affair for drivers involved. In addition, insurance premiums can increase to up to 40 percent for drivers who are found to be at fault, and too many claims can result in loss of coverage. If the accident is […]

Why are Turn Signals So Important?

Turn Signals

Turn signals are the best way for motorists to let other drivers know that they are planning to turn, change lanes, or perform some other maneuver that may affect the drivers and other road users around them. Turn signal use may be shrugged off as a mere courtesy, but when drivers neglect to communicate their […]

Why Do Car Accidents Increase in Summer?

Car Accident

Summer is prime time for road trips and vacations. Unfortunately, it can also be prime time for car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tracks vehicle accidents and trends. Their 24-year study of car accidents revealed the following sobering statistics: Twenty-nine percent more people die of summer car accidents than of winter car […]