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Learning more about the impact of texting and driving

It is no secret that using your phone while driving is a major distraction and one of the leading causes of car crashes. However, people continue to engage in the activity, perhaps because of their addiction to their phone or because they believe that they are able to maintain attention on the road while using their phone.

Learning more about taking evidence after a car accident

If you have been involved in a car accident in Illinois, there are two main reasons why it is important that you preserve evidence at the scene. First, you need to have evidence that makes it possible for you to defend yourself. Secondly, it is important that you collect evidence that another party was at fault for the incident if this is the case.

Making a claim as an injured cyclist

When two cars become involved in a collision, the process in terms of insurance claims tends to be quite straightforward. This is because each driver is legally required to carry car insurance that will take care of damages in the event of a crash. However, if you are a cyclist and become involved in an accident involving a motor vehicle, the issue can be a little more complex.

Deadly Mistakes: The 3 Types Of Distracted Driving

Driving can be a dangerous endeavor for all involved. A daydreaming driver. An inattentive pedestrian. A fatigued trucker. Adding actual distractions to the mix can make a dangerous activity deadly. While there are countless different driving distractions - from eating to personal grooming to reading a newspaper - they typically fall into three categories.

You can suffer these injuries in a Chicago car accident

Having the freedom to drive anywhere you want in Chicago is great. You can get to and from work, school, the movies, the store and restaurants with little problems. But, what if you get into a car accident? Do you know what type of injuries you might suffer? People don't tend to think about how seriously injured they could get if involved in a car accident.

Fatal crashes caused by driver drug use are quickly increasing

A new report just released by the Governor's Highway Safety Association (GHSA) suggests that the number of fatal car crashes that can be blamed on drug use are steadily increasing. They're not all to blame on illicit drugs either. Motorists using prescription drugs are also causing these fatal crashes as well.

Be on the lookout for pedestrians this spring season

With spring upon us in the Chicago area, there are more and more people out and about. Whether they are on foot, on bicycles or on skateboards, you need to be as alert as possible when driving. Pedestrians usually have the right of way, but that doesn't mean you can't take extra precautions when behind the wheel. Here are some tips to help you look for pedestrians this spring season in Illinois.

Back pain after a car accident can be ongoing

When you are involved in a car accident, even a seemingly minor one, you may experience pain in your back as a consequence. It is a good idea to always see a doctor after you have been in a car accident so that they can conduct a complete examination.

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