According to analysis of UConn Crash Data by AAA, teen drivers were involved in fewer crashes overall during the COVID-19 lockdown, yet experienced more fatalities. Researchers compared the past five years of data to preliminary 2020 figures.
When a deer darts out in front of your moving car, it can be a frightening experience. Often in dark or low-light conditions, these animals leap from seemingly nowhere and you slam on the brakes or swerve to avoid an accident.
A recent study found that one-quarter of all motor vehicle accidents occur within the first three minutes of driving. This type of accident is followed by those that occur on lengthy drives, including road trips.
You’re driving along when suddenly, a motorist merges into your lane and sideswipes your car. The impact is often brief but the damage can be significant. Although you didn’t see the other car coming, you may wonder what you could have done differently.