Oct 31

Bike Safety: Beware the Right Hook at the Red Light of Death

We all know wearing a helmet can reduce your risk of death or serious injury if you are involved in a bicycle accident.  But the best way to protect yourself is to ride in a way that reduces your risk of being involved in a crash in the first place. One common type of bike …

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Oct 29

Halloween Safety Tips

For the best Personal Injury Claims Lawyer visit ACL Injury Whether you’re taking your children out trick-or-treating or heading out for a night on the town with friends, it’s important to keep in mind some basic Halloween safety tips. Trick-or-Treating Safely Increased foot traffic on Halloween in the evening and after dark compel drivers to …

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Oct 24

Bicyclists and Legal Liability for Collisions

Although only 11% of bicycle accidents involve colliding with a motor vehicle, they tend to result in the most serious injuries to the cyclist. Many people assume that when a driver and a cyclist collide, the driver of the motor vehicle is automatically liable for any damages. However, this is not necessarily true. Legal liability …

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Oct 22

“Idaho Stop” Law Makes The Roads Safer for Cyclists and Motorists Alike s?

Since 1982, Idaho bicyclists have followed a law that has them treat stop signs as yield signs and red lights as stops signs. This so-called Idaho Stop law has been widely praised as an effective reform for improved cycling safety. Under the law, when a bicyclist approaches a stop sign, he or she should: 1. …

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Oct 20

Tailgating SafetyTips for Idaho Sports Fans

With  football season is in full swing,  fans across the state are spending part of their weekends tailgating. This American tradition is a great way to socialize and support your favorite team.  But it’s important to keep in mind a few safety tips to make sure you and your guests don’t end up cheering for …

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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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