Who’s at Fault in Truck Accidents?

Unlike other motor vehicle collisions, truck accidents are far more convoluted affairs. A February 12 American Trucking Association report indicates that motorists, as opposed to tractor trailer drivers, are more likely to cause accidents. According to the Los Angeles Times, the American Trucking Association’s report references four separate studies pertaining to accidents. One from the…

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After 106 Years, Connecticut Changes Law for Adult Drivers

The past four years have seen multiple changes and efforts to improve road safety, and ultimately reduce vehicle accidents, in Connecticut. August 2012 was the four-year anniversary of stricter teen driving laws in Connecticut. Along with this, no-texting and distracted driving pledges occurred over the course of 2012, with Trantolo & Trantolo taking part in…

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Texting Behind the Wheel: A Growing Concern and Increasing Chances of Accidents

Just how serious of an issue is texting on the road? A 2011 piece from The Associated Press points to a significant increase in such behavior for the 21 to 24 set. Roughly half of all drivers in this age group, the piece pointed out, have sent a text or email while driving. What’s even…

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No Texting Behind the Wheel Pledges Draw Attention to Dangers of Distracted Driving

To many, the practice of texting while driving appears harmless. But this strong urge to answer a text or email while behind the wheel is an extreme road hazard. In fact, as U.S. government website Distraction.gov points out, texting is one of the severest driving distractions, one that not only puts the driver in jeopardy…

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Connecticut Cities Named for Worst Drivers in Annual Allstate Report

The driving habits of your city’s or state’s residents influence insurance rates – as well as the likelihood of collisions. In its eighth annual report, Allstate ranked drivers in the nation’s 200 largest cities, and while Sioux Falls, SD has the best and Washington, D.C. the worst, two of Connecticut’s largest cities, Bridgeport and New…

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