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TMJ Injuries After A Car Accident

Car Accidents and TMJ Disorders Research published in the Journal of the American Dental Association indicates that one-third of people who experience whiplash in an automobile accident also suffer from TMJ disorders. One of the challenges is that these TMJ issues don't necessarily appear … [Read more...]

Factors That Can Increase the Risk of a Fatal Wreck

Factors That Can Increase the Risk of a Fatal Wreck Between 2012 and 2021, there were 507,728 drivers in the United States involved in a fatal accident. Of those, 4.66% were charged with criminal or traffic offenses related to those accidents. A review of those cases found that certain actions … [Read more...]

Why a Car Rolls Over During an Accident

In 2020, there were more than 5 million motor vehicle collisions in the United States. Distracted driving and speeding were both cited as major causes of those wrecks, and they are also among the common causes of rollover accidents. The Mechanics of a Rollover Crash A rollover accident … [Read more...]

How to Spot – and Avoid – a Distracted Driver

How to Protect Yourself From Distracted Drivers Each year, around 390,000 road users are injured in distracted driving accidents. Since distracted drivers are one of the leading causes of car accidents, it pays to be able to spot and avoid them. Here are some tips that can help you stay safe on … [Read more...]

The Dangers of E-scooters

E-scooter Accidents Are on the Rise When the electric scooter boom first started in 2018, this new mode of transportation seemed like a promising way to provide people with a cheap, convenient way to get around. Unfortunately, the e-scooter boom has turned into a public nuisance. More and more … [Read more...]

Could Roundabouts Increase Traffic Safety?

Understanding Roundabouts' Effects on Traffic Did you know that the number of roundabouts in the United States has almost doubled in the past decade? Though this form of intersection is still somewhat rare, it's becoming an increasingly popular way of dealing with unsafe areas. Here's what you need … [Read more...]

Shoulder Injuries and Car Accidents

Car accidents can lead to a wide range of injuries. Shoulder injuries are common in part due to the strain exerted by seat belts. These are the five common shoulder injuries that can occur due to a motor vehicle accident. Rotator Cuff Tears Car accidents are a leading cause of severe … [Read more...]

Modern Techniques for Tracking Drivers’ Cellphone Use

From texting to talking, using a cellphone while driving increases the risk of getting into an accident. In 2021, an NHTSA study found that around 2.5% of all drivers talked on handheld phones while driving. While current techniques for tracking cellphone use are limited in their efficacy, it's … [Read more...]

Speeding and Fatal Car Accidents

The Link Between Speed and Accident Fatalities In 2021, excessive speed was responsible for more than a quarter of all motor vehicle accident fatalities. It is likely that the figure is far higher when the number of crashes where speeding was just one of the factors is taken into … [Read more...]

Accidents Caused By Blind Spots

The Hidden Danger of Blind Spot Accidents Blind spots, also known as "no-zones," are areas around a vehicle that a driver cannot see with their eyes or mirrors. While these blind spots are an unfortunate reality of driving, understanding how to recognize and mitigate their risks can significantly … [Read more...]

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