People often suffer from what experts call optimism bias. This does not necessarily mean that they are optimistic people by nature. They could struggle with clinical depression and other such issues and still have optimism bias play a large role in their lives.
You hear people talk about how inexperienced drivers are dangerous. They mention that teens pose a serious risk on the road. They act like young drivers put everyone at risk.
A student from New Jersey died in a truck accident back in 2018, and the truck driver involved in the crash has just admitted to causing it. This could mean that he will spend a long time behind bars, as it does not appear that a plea deal is on the table.
If you suffer a serious head injury in a car accident, a fall from a ladder or some similar event, it can have a drastic impact on the rest of your life. Brain injuries are different for everyone, but one side effect that can change everything is when it alters your memories.
Having a tailgater right behind you on the highway makes you feel nervous, and it should. It's very dangerous. It's also something that many drivers do accidentally because they have no idea how long they actually need to stop in an emergency.
If you thought that you had to be in your car to get involved in a car accident, a recent story out of New Jersey shows that you may want to think again.
Have you ever wondered how texting and driving got to be as problematic as it is these days? It seems like you can see distracted drivers every time you go for a drive. You constantly see stories online and on the news about accidents caused by people who were texting when they should have been watching the road.
When the authorities decide to make changes to the way a road system works, it can lead to some confusion. On the highway, confusion breeds car accidents, and those can lead to injuries. That appears to be exactly what happened recently in New Jersey, and the police issued a warning about it to the public.
When driving in wet weather, you may have concerns about losing traction. Hydroplaning occurs when your tires are unable to scatter water quickly enough, thus resulting in a loss of contact with the road.
The way you drive at night shouldn't be the same as the way you drive during the day. Once the sun goes down, it's important to follow these five safety tips: