Category Archive: Distracted Driving

Sep 23

Statute of Limitations for Idaho Personal Injury Cases

The term statute of limitations refers to the amount of time the law allows for you to bring legal action against the person or business responsible for your injury. Statute of limitations apply to not just injury cases but to most other types civil claims and criminal actions. The idea behind a statute of limitations …

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Jul 11

Distracted Driving Dangers May Cost You Your Life

Distracted driving has been a problem for many years, but the rise of cell phone usage has created more ways for drivers to take their attention away from the road. According to the Texting and Driving Safety website, at least 23% of all car accidents in 2011 involved the use of cell phones. The site …

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Jun 16

Running a Red Light Isn’t Worth the Risk

Last week, Boise resident Elizabeth Montandon was arrested for driving under the influence after she was pulled over for running a red light. She became angry and kicked an officer in the leg during the arrest, leading to a charge of felony battery on an officer along with misdemeanor counts of DUI and resisting arrest. …

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Jun 09

Your Medications Can Turn You Into a Dangerous Driver

Driving requires focus and attention to detail.  Anything that disrupts that attention can lead to an injury accident. Many people overlook the impact of medications on their driving ability.  Prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs each can negatively effect your ability to drive safely.  Not just tranquilizers, narcotic pain pills, and certain antidepressants are known to …

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Jun 06

Tips For Elderly Drivers to Deal With Challenges of the Road

Retired Boise Police Lt. Alan Cavener recently received a Top Cop honorable mention award from the National Association of Police Organizations. It was for his actions during an incident on Interstate 84. Cavener noticed a slow-moving vehicle driven by a confused elderly driver traveling eastbound in a westbound lane. Cavener got out of his car and …

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May 23

Accidents Involving Impaired Drivers

A night out on the town can take a tragic turn if you come into contact with someone driving under the influence. The CDC reports that impaired drivers are involved in about 30 percent of all collisions, with one person dying every 48 minutes in a crash caused by someone driving under the influence. If …

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May 21

Filing an Insurance Claim After a Hit and Run Accident

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the number of hit and run accidents has been on the rise since 2000. Our clients who have been  victims of a hit and run driver are always quite frustrated. Most people understand that part of being a responsible driver (and citizen) involves stopping and filing a …

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May 19

Wrongful Death Claims After A Car Accident: Accountability Under the Law

The death of a loved one is always difficult, but a sudden death related to a motor vehicle accident can be particularly devastating. Dealing with a wrongful death claim when you’ve recently lost a family member in a car accident is one part of the process of holding the wrongdoer accountable.   This should help you …

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