When you’re running late and need to get through traffic, you may put the pedal to the metal and travel beyond the posted limit. You may get to your destination sooner, but at what cost? As statistics show, speeding literally kills.
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?”
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?