Do Seat Belts Really Save Lives?
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  • Do Seat Belts Really Save Lives?
    November 25, 2016
    We’ve all heard the story of the person who died because they were trapped inside their vehicle by their seat belt. Since the seat belt wouldn’t disengage, the occupant could not get out of the car – ultimately leading to his or her death. The...
  • Facts About Thanksgiving And Car Crashes
    November 22, 2016
    According to researchers, Connecticut residents might be safer staying home on Thanksgiving. While November marks the beginning of the cold weather and flu season in most places throughout the U.S., Thanksgiving is also the country’s deadliest day to travel. According to information provided by the National...
  • Unsafe Brakes On Commercial Vehicles Compromises Highway Safety
    November 18, 2016
    While driver error is often thought to be the main cause of motor vehicle accidents, it is also true that unsafe vehicles can be a significant contributing factor. For that reason, states require regular vehicle inspections to ensure compliance with necessary safety standards. However, despite...
  • Electronic Devices Required To Log Trucker Hours On The Road
    November 11, 2016
    Connecticut motorists have likely driven past the aftermath of a traffic accident involving a commercial truck. Many of these collisions are caused by truck drivers who are drowsy after spending too many hours behind the wheel. The federal government many years issued hours of service...
  • Aggressive Driving Can Cause Fatal Accidents
    November 1, 2016
    Aggressive drivers are a persistent and dangerous problem for law enforcement agencies, and researchers with the American Automobile Association concluded in 2009 that this type of behavior was a factor in more than half of the fatal accidents that took place on American roads between...