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How Do Trailers Cause Car Crashes?

Published on Jul 29, 2021 at 9:17 am in Auto Safety.

Trailer in desert

For many people, there is nothing more enjoyable than hitching up a trailer and going away for the weekend with loved ones. During the summer, it is common to see the roads filled with boats heading for the shore or campers heading for the woods. For other individuals, trailering is a daily part of their employment, and they depend for their livelihood on the practical, rather than recreational, uses of trailers.

What Happens to Your Body in a 40 Mph Car Crash?

Published on Jul 9, 2021 at 3:10 pm in Auto Safety.

Speed limit 40mph sign

When we hear about dangerous car accidents, we likely associate them with highways and high speeds. But you don’t need to be traveling at high speeds to sustain serious or potentially fatal injuries. These accidents could happen when you’re in an accident going at 40 mph.

How Can Roadway Defects Cause Accidents?

Published on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:08 am in Auto Safety.

Leaf in pothole

When you’re driving on the road, there are many things that you need to pay attention to. Not only do you need to focus on where you’re going and the other cars around you, but you also need to pay attention to the road and make sure you’re avoiding any roadway defects that might be present and could cause an accident. When your car or another driver’s car encounters a roadway defect, you could get into a collision.

What Are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Columbia, South Carolina?

Published on Mar 5, 2021 at 12:48 pm in Auto Safety.

traffic light

Intersections are generally the most dangerous places for drivers and pedestrians because they’re where cross traffic all come together and have to navigate each other. There are some intersections in Columbia that are more dangerous than others. In fact, one of our intersections ranks nationally for being one of the deadliest in the United States.

Determining Fault in Accidents Involving Backing Up

Published on Sep 18, 2020 at 10:10 am in Auto Safety.

Left taillight of car at dusk

When you think of a car accident, it’s likely you imagine vehicles traveling at moderate to high speeds when they collide. However, a number of crashes occur during maneuvers that require very slow speeds. The most common slow maneuver that results in accidents is backing up.

When a car is traveling in reverse, whether the driver is backing out of a parking spot or backing out into oncoming traffic, it’s important for the driver to be well aware of their surroundings. If the driver backs out too quickly or fails to check their blind spots, an accident can easily result.

How Often Is Nerve Damage Caused During a Car Accident?

Published on Aug 21, 2020 at 9:03 am in Auto Safety.

Person holding painful spot in back shoulder

Car accidents have the capability of causing all kinds of injuries. Blunt force, whipping motions, and sharp objects all play a part in causing damage to the people inside of vehicles when they collide. While you might think of bruises and broken bones as the only injuries sustained after a car accident, it’s also possible for victims to come away from a crash with nerve damage.

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