Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

Jul 21

Cars Kill Cyclists: Avoiding Car/Bike Collisions

The rate at which cyclists are killed by cars in the U.S. is more than double the rate of the U.K., Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands.  About 33,000 people die in motor vehicle accidents in the United States each year. Approximately 1 in 41 of these victims is a bicyclist There is no question but …

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Jul 10

Idaho Car Insurance Laws Explained

Most of us think of car insurance premiums as just another bill to pay each month, but it’s smart to take the time to understand what type of insurance coverage you have. If you are ever involved in a motor vehicle accident that results in injuries or property damage, this information will become important in …

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Jun 25

7 Safety Tip For When Your Car Breaks Down on the Highway

Whether you run out of gas, experience mechanical trouble, or are involved in an motor vehicle accident, having your car break down on a busy highway can be a scary experience. It can be especially dangerous at night or in inclement weather, since other drivers might not see your car in time to prevent a …

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Jun 23

Sleep Apnea Can Kill: Don’t Delay Seeking Treatment

Of all the conditions that can affect a person’s driving ability, sleep apnea is among the most misunderstood. In addition to placing the patient at a higher risk of heart attack or stroke, sleep apnea can cause severe fatigue, trouble focusing, and issues with both memory and concentration. All of these symptoms can affect a …

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Jun 20

July 4 Drunk Driving: Stop The Killing

As you’re making plans for the upcoming holiday weekend, staying safe should be a top priority. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that the Fourth of July has more fatal car crashes than any other day of the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association reports that over the Fourth of July weekend forty …

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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 16

Anger, Aggression and Road Rage Can Kill: Tips To Minimize Problems with Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving is a major factor in many needless vehicle accidents. Idaho Transportation Department statistics show aggressive driving contributed to at least 218 deaths on Idaho roads between 2010 and 2012. Another 1,840 people were seriously injured in aggressive-driver-involved vehicle crashes. Good drivers know that traffic conditions and other drivers’ behaviors are out of their control.  …

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Jun 11

Eight Tips For Safe Driving at Night

There is a good  and simple reason drivers are encouraged to be extra cautious during the nighttime hours–reduced visibility can increase the odds of an accident. A recent example showing this just happened on June 4. Shortly after 9:30 pm, the Idaho State Police were called to the scene of a one vehicle rollover crash …

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