Those sudden collisions from behind can be jarring and immensely stressful. They form around 29 percent of crashesoccurring every year in the US. Often, victims find themselves in a situation where there’s no way to anticipate or avoid such accidents. There is usually substantial vehicle damage and severe injuries. After such an incident, you need an […]
You take on an immense responsibility when you get behind the wheel – and you also face considerable risk. While car accidents come in many different forms and can cause immense damage, you may be surprised to learn that most are the result of common dangerous driving practices that fall into several basic categories. If […]
Summer driving is more fatal than winter driving
May 25, 2022
Illinois winters are notorious for hazardous conditions for drivers. What you might not realize, however, is that summer is the most dangerous time to drive. According to Money Geek, July and August consistently produce the most fatal accidents every year. Most drivers are aware of winter prep for their vehicles. Unfortunately, many Illinois drivers neglect […]
Keep a safe driving distance during inclement weather
August 26, 2021
Maintaining a sufficient distance behind other vehicles can reduce the risk of auto accidents. During inclement weather, you may need to stay further back from the car in front of you than you realize. Review this guide to keeping a safe following distance from other motorists when rain or snow occurs. Understanding the three-second rule […]
Are older drivers at a greater risk for collisions in Illinois?
August 18, 2021
Older drivers are not uncommon, and even Illinois residents in their 80s or 90s may drive without any problems. That said, age sometimes factors into the reasons for a crash. An older adult may be the victim of someone else’s negligence and experience a greater risk of death. Older persons might succumb to certain injuries […]
Illinois drivers contribute to the thousands of auto accidents that happen each year and that are a result of getting behind the wheel while they are sleepy. Sleepiness is a growing problem that is leading to a large number of fatalities and injuries each year. By understanding some of the dangers associated with drowsy driving, […]
No driver, bicyclist, or pedestrian wishes to be the victim of an auto accident. However, accidents do occur, and they may lead to injuries or worse. Sometimes, the driver might hit a divider or another object, leading him or her to file a collision claim to cover damage to the vehicle. Persons hit by uninsured […]
Why should people stop calling car wrecks “accidents”?
February 3, 2021
Every year, thousands of people get into car collisions in the state of Illinois. Some drivers try to blame factors like bad weather, poor road conditions or vehicle malfunctions. However, studies have revealed that driver error is responsible for the vast majority of car accidents. The AAA wants people to stop calling car crashes “accidents” […]
What happens after a hit-and-run accident?
January 19, 2021
Suffering injuries in a car accident in Illinois could be devastating. The injuries might require extensive medical care and rehabilitation, which often come with enormous costs. A car accident victim’s common strategy often involves filing a claim against the other driver’s liability insurance. Filing a lawsuit could be another plan. However, things could become complicated […]
Uninsured teen injures 4 in car accident
October 3, 2020
Four people ended up in the hospital after a recent car accident in Illinois. The teen driver who allegedly caused the crash, and who was one of the injured parties, apparently was driving their car without insurance. The crash happened out on U.S. 34. It took place at roughly 5:21 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, […]