No one plans on getting into a car accident, being injured or causing property damage. Yet, it can happen to even the most careful drivers. After you receive medical attention, you decide to pursue a claim against the other driver. At this point, you need to begin gathering evidence.
When your children are old enough to ride in the car without a booster seat, you likely teach them how to buckle their seat belt. Although it’s the law in Connecticut for all passenger vehicle occupants to wear a seat belt, these safety restraints are not found in our state’s school buses.
Many of us have seen the ad campaigns about the dangers of making phone calls while behind the wheel. You know the risks but may think you can handle it. Some drivers feel so confident that they also send text messages on occasion and wonder, “What possibly could go wrong?”
You are driving down the road. It is a beautiful summer day and all is well in your world. The weather is warm – not hot – just as you like, and there is a cool feeling in the air. The radio is on your favorite station and thoughts go to later in the day, when the kids will be home and maybe there will be time for a walk for ice cream. And suddenly it all changes, in the split second of a deafening crash.
Summer is a great time to be outdoors. If you’re looking to get more exercise, you may decide to ride your bicycle to work. Although other motorists are supposed to share the road with bikes, that may not always the case during rush hour. What steps can cyclists take to protect themselves on the main roadways?