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While every accident is different, all accidents have something in common
Here at Accident Data Center, we read every day about accidents nationwide. We learn about where and how they happen, about the factors that contribute to them, and about the people who are involved. Despite their differences, all serious accidents have one thing in common - they tear people's lives apart in an instant.
Vulnerable road users do not have the luxury of seat belts, roll cages, airbags, or even a thin sheet of safety glass. There is nothing that protects them from the impact of a vehicle or the pavement.
While drivers are responsible for staying alert and giving cyclists enough room on the road, as a bike rider there are still several things that you can do to keep yourself safe, including the following tips...
Though the national-level findings give rise for real concern, the data on pedestrian fatalities in South Carolina are even more troubling. For 2014, the Palmetto State ranked sixth highest in such deaths, indicating a serious problem in need of immediate attention.
Unfortunate though it is, many trucking companies and their insurers will wish to avoid paying full and fair compensation to yourself and your passengers for your injuries and other damages.
First, remember to get all the information about the trucking company and the driver together.
Hit by a semi-truck? You likely have dozens of questions.
See if these aren’t some of them. And hey, you’ll get plain-English (non “lawyer-speak”) answers you can understand too.
Operation Lifesaver, a railroad safety education organization, provides tips for pedestrians to help them stay safe near railways and trains, including the following.
Florida bicycle law is pretty comprehensive and includes provisions regulating the conduct of cyclists. The law treats a bicycle driver the same as any other vehicle driver and makes clear that a bicycle driver in Florida has many responsibilities to uphold.
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