Oct 17

Help Keep School Zones Safe

School is back in session. Idaho motorists need to be on the lookout for children traveling to and from school. Just yesterday a teen was seriously injured in a crosswalk collision in Payette.  In most households, parents of school-age children regularly go over important safety rules such as looking both ways before crossing the street …

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Oct 15

Protecting Yourself After a Car Accident-A Checklist

Getting in a car wreck is an unpleasant and stressful experience. But it’s important to try to keep a clear head afterwards and make good decisions. We have discussed these in more detail in the past but here is a quick reminder of things to do to protect yourself. Call the police to report the …

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Oct 08

Can a Pedestrian Be At Fault in an Auto Accident?

Car accidents involving pedestrians often result in serious injury, but contrary to what you might think, the driver is not automatically responsible. Liability for an accident is determined by each party’s conduct, not their mode of transportation.  It does not happen often but it does happen that Pedestrians are held responsible for damages or injuries …

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Oct 07

Drowsy Driving Dangers

Driving while drowsy can be just as dangerous as getting behind the wheel after you’ve had too much to drink. The National Sleep Foundation tells us a driver who has been awake for 18 hours has the same driving impairment as someone with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08%. That means just as bad …

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Oct 03

Special Risks of Semi-Trucks & How to Share the Road

Collisions with tractor/trailers or semi-trucks result in some of the most serious injuries we see suffered by Idaho drivers. For example,just a few weeks ago, on September 26, the ISP  investigated a collision in Nampa involving a semi driver named Randall Britton and Elena Estrada-Ayala. Britton was driving a Peterbilt semi pulling a single trailer …

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Oct 01

Good Tires Make Vehicles Safer: Do You Need New Ones?

Purchasing new tires can be costly, but you don’t want to scrimp because they are so important to safety. They affect the efficiency of your brakes, your engine and every move you make with the steering wheel, so it stands to reason that having bad tires can be a serious safety hazard. Drivers with worn …

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Sep 30

What Happens If I Get Caught Driving without a License?

Idaho law provides many cases in which your license may be suspended or revoked, including reckless driving, accumulating more than twelve points on your driver’s license for violations within a twelve-month period, failing to pay your traffic tickets and even failing to pay a valid civil judgment. Regardless of the reason your license was suspended …

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Sep 29

What Is An Aggressive Driver?

Most of us know there are dangers associated with aggressive drivers and driving. But many people do not fully understand what behaviors indicate that a person is an aggressive driver. Here are some common signs that you are an aggressive driver: You often take up more than one parking space. You’ve parked in a handicapped …

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