Auto Accident Blog Topics

Traffic Fatalities Nationwide Increased in 2012

Although data on traffic accident fatalities are gathered every day, the final tally is not known until months after the New Year has already begun. The 2012 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety… Read More

Automakers Pursue DUI Systems That Protect Drivers

In a recent statement released by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), it has been announced that an existing agreement with automakers to continue research into advanced alcohol detection systems has been extended for another five… Read More

Fatal Car Accidents & Damages Claims in AZ

The Arizona Department of Transportation has stated that there were a total of 103,176 auto accidents in the state throughout all of 2012. Of these accidents 741 were fatal, 33,340 resulted in injuries, and 69,095 caused damage to property. Furthermore,… Read More

10 Facts about Driving Under the Influence

The Arizona DUI Enforcement Unit has reported that over 7,000 people are arrested for a DUI each year, while many of these drivers are caught at DUI checkpoints located throughout the state. In the state of Arizona if an individual registers over a .08… Read More

Phoenix Girl Dies After 8-Year-Old Brother Goes on Joyride

A 6-year-old girl from Phoenix is dead after her brother goes for a joyride in the family vehicle and crashes into a pole. The parents thought the children had been kidnapped when it was discovered that the family vehicle was missing shortly after 10p.m. If… Read More

Rollover Accident Closes Interstate 10

On Wednesday morning an car accident occurred on Interstate 10 westbound between Phoenix and Casa Grande which temporarily closed the interstate. According the Department of Public Safety, one of the automobiles was flipped over following the collision,… Read More

8-Year-Old Accidentally Run Over by Grandmother

An 8-year-old boy from Prescott, Arizona is in serious condition after being struck by his grandmothers vehicle just outside of her home. The boy had been swimming at his grandmothers pool that afternoon when he went to warm up on the sidewalk near the… Read More

Following Too Closely (Tailgating)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) defines following too closely as a situation where one vehicle is following another in such proximity that if the first vehicle were to brake suddenly, the second driver could not avoid a collision… Read More

Corneal Abrasion Injury Lawyers

A statistic provided by the American Academy of Ophthalmology stated that over 2.5 million eye injuries occur each year along with 50,000 individuals permanently losing part of, or all of their vision. Simply put, a corneal abrasion is a scratch or trauma… Read More

Wrist Injuries & Treatment Options

Statistics show that over two million drivers and passengers in America were treated in hospitals and emergency rooms in 2009, many of which suffered from wrist injuries. A wrist injury is a common type of injury following an auto accident due to its… Read More

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