Tag: car accidents

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Walking is an important form of transportation for the elderly. It is more affordable than owning a car and provides significant health benefits as a way to ensure regular physical activity. However, older people face several obstacles as pedestrians. Vision and hearing decrease as we age, so older people are more likely to overlook crosswalk …

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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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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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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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Motorcycle Season and Distracted Driving

As the warm Spring weather is approaching and days are getting longer, motorcyclists are gearing up to again hit the open road. Nothing beats the feeling of freedom you get when riding a motorcycle.   With this freedom, though, comes great responsibility for yourself and other drivers. That free range ride can quickly turn disastrous …

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The Reality of Whiplash: Yes, it Does Happen

When a lot people think of whiplash, they immediately seem to think of television victims who fake injuries and overdramatize neck problems in an attempt to get money they don’t actually deserve.  At this point, whiplash as a condition seems to be viewed as fake by many people because of its association with shady and …

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