Category: Car / Truck / Motor Vehicle Accidents

Pedestrian Versus Car Incidents Ramp Up in Warm Weather

Earlier this week, a pedestrian was struck and injured in an overnight crash in Boise. As reported by KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened near the intersection of Ustick Road and 43rd Street. Although very few details about the collision have been released, we do know that one person was taken to the hospital …

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10 Mistakes People Make In Handling Their Own Personal Injury Claim

Here are ten common mistakes we see injured people make when trying to handle their own accident or injury claim. 1. Not Getting a Free Consultation with a Lawyer Almost all personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation about an injury claim. Free professional advice that can help you understand your situation is out there …

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How to Prevent Rear End Collisions

Rear end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents, but these crashes are easy to prevent with a few basic safety precautions. When Following Another Car Drivers have a duty to keep a safe following distance in order to avoid accidents. Here’s how you can keep from causing a rear end …

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Alcohol Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

If you accept some common alcohol-related myths you could put yourself or others at risk. Myth 1: Beer before liquor, never sicker. Liquor before beer, in the clear. Fact: The type of drink you consume isn’t as important as the overall alcohol content. One 12 ounce beer has the same alcohol content as 1.5 ounces …

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Picking a Safe Car for Your Teen Driver

Sooner than I want it to be this is an issue I will face.  I know other parents of teen drivers, often find themselves wondering how to choose the best car for their teen without draining his/her college fund. For most families, a used car is the best way to go for a teenager from …

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Texting While Driving Kills

You put your life and those of strangers at risk every time you try to text while driving. Of all the distracted driving problems, texting is by far the most dangerous.  It increases your risk of a crash by 23 times, regardless of whether you’re reading or sending the message. In comparison, dialing to make …

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Holiday Party Safety

As you’re planning your holiday social calendar, don’t forget to arrange for a designated driver to provide transportation from parties where alcohol will be served. Drinking and driving is never a good idea, but it’s especially dangerous during the holiday season. Heavy traffic and the high prevalence of social drinking creates a serious safety hazard. …

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Save Driving On Icy Roads

Icy road conditions make winter driving extra dangerous. A recent accident makes the point all too well. On December 1, The ISP reported that Ernesto Gonzalez of Eden lost control of his pickup on Interstate 84 in the icy road conditions.  He died in the incident.   Eastbound lanes on the highway were blocked for 3 …

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