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Infrequent rainy days make for great traveling, but driving can be a slippery experience for those who are not used to dealing with slick, wet roads – resulting in more car accidents in Tucson.
Property owners, business tenants and other individuals legally responsible to maintain property in Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are required by law to ensure that walkways, stairs and sideways are free of accumulated ice and snow.
Despite round the clock media coverage of the recent east coast blizzard, many people were caught unprepared and stuck on the highway overnight in freezing and dangerous conditions. A simple kit can help you if you ever find yourself in this situation.
In California, El Niño is officially upon us. Generally, El Niño brings in wet weather and high winds, causing moderate flooding, high surf, mudslides, and road damage in the process. As you adjust to El Niño’s relentless wet weather conditions, keep these tips in mind to hopefully stay safe during this seasonal storm.
Given the danger associated with this phenomenon, it is important for every driver to know how to protect himself and limit his risk as much as possible. Go here to learn more about hydroplaning, its causes, and how to avoid it.
For drivers in Texas and around the world, driving can become so familiar that it is easy to forget about just how dangerous automobile travel really is. Driver fatigue, recklessness, and various types of distractions can all pose risks during any vehicular journey. Fortunately, those are all hazards that can be avoided by drivers savvy enough to make sound decisions. Sometimes, however, there are hazards that lie outside of our control, like inclement weather conditions.
In the Fourth Corner, we are blessed with lots of rainy weather. But no road is immune to rain. For advice on keeping yourself and your car's occupants safe on wet roads, click for this article from Bill Coats Law, a personal injury firm in Bellingham, WA.
Here's a hint: turn your lights off! But only if you have stopped well away from the roadway. For the explanation of why you'd ever want to turn off your lights in the fog, and more tips on getting through it safely, head over to the blog for lawyer Bill Coats from Bellingham, Washington, a place that's quite familiar with fog and rain.
Driving at high speeds when it's foggy can create multi-vehicle car accidents on the highways. Here are some tips on getting through it safely.
Late night driving in the best of road conditions increases the risk of getting into an accident. Add icy roads to the mix and you have very dangerous conditions. Here's a story of a client of Bill Coats Law in Bellingham, Washington, who was hit by a driver going too fast for the conditions, and how Mr. Coats was able to settle her claim.
Wet roadways, especially prevalent here in the Pacific Northwest, present some driving hazards that can catch drivers off guard. One of those hazards is hydroplaning. Hydroplaning means a loss of traction and sliding on a film of water. Wet road surfaces can cause tires to hydroplane. This could result in the loss of control and steering ability, as your tires may lose contact with the pavement, and an accident might happen within seconds. It's a scary feeling to suddenly feel your car hydroplaning, but here are some things you can do to recover control of your vehicle quickly.