Tag Archives: traffic safety

What to Do in a Bicycle Accident with a Car

Here are some suggestions in the event you are involved with a collision  with a motor vehicle while operating a bike:
  1. Call the police. It is important to document the circumstances of the collision. Insurance carriers often rely on police reports in their determination of legal liability.
  2. Exchange Driver and Witness Contact Information. Make sure to obtain...
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What to Do After a Car Accident

When a car accident happens, there can be a lot of things happening at once. You might be worried about your car, you might be in pain, and depending on the severity of the accident, you may be experiencing shock from the trauma. Here are some suggestions based upon my experience handling these types of...
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Common Causes of Car Accidents

Car accidents are the root of a large number of personal injury cases. While you cannot control the other drivers on the road, you can be aware of some common scenarios and situations where car accidents often occur, so that you can avoid them. Aside from the top three – speeding, distraction, and driving while...
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Pedestrian Rights & Responsibilities on Crosswalks

It’s well known that pedestrians have the right-of-way when crossing the street via a marked or unmarked crosswalk (subject to signals and other laws). While it isn’t legally required, it is critical for pedestrian safety to make eye contact with the driver of any approaching vehicles. This is necessary to determine whether the driver...
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