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Distracted drivers are dangerous drivers

Practically any Worcester resident who has driven or been a passenger in a car has seen it: a driver with their head down as they read, write or send a text message on their smart phone. Technology like cellular telephones, navigation devices and smart watches are touted as tools that make people's lives easier. However, in many cases, they are the devices that make American roads more dangerous.

Holiday car accidents are a bad way to start the New Year

Millions of Americans take to the roads each holiday season. Many travel to visit friends and family members so that they may celebrate with individuals that they love. Others travel in order to go on vacations that they may not be able to take during other times of the year. Massachusetts residents may take long or short drives in order to reach remote destinations in order to fulfill their holiday plans.

State laws, police reports relevant when injured in car accident

If people are able to travel from point A to point B in a safe and efficient manner, that's a success. Some Worcester residents aren't so lucky, for example, if they are involved in a car accident on their daily commute, or maybe on the way to pick up their kids.

Worcester pedestrian injured by automobile, DUI suspected

Accidents can happen so fast. One moment everything is normal, and the next, you are laying in a hospital bed injured after a run-in. Or at least, that might have been what it felt like for a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle and injured in Worcester. The driver who hit the pedestrian has been arrested for charged related to drunken driving for her involvement in the crash.

Proving negligence when suffering from car accident injury

Everyone has the right to safety on Massachusetts roads. However, not all people are granted that right when they are involved in a car accident. If you believe you or a loved one's right to safety were breached due to another person's actions, how can that be remedied? At-fault drivers may be held accountable under the rules of negligence.

Smartphone mechanism could reduce drowsy driving car accidents

Fatigued driving is a very real danger in Massachusetts and across the nation. Motorists, whether they are driving for work purposes or simply travelling from point A to point B after a long day may find it difficult to keep their eyes open while on the road. Unfortunately, this can lead to devastating car accidents. However, one new invention may provide a way to reduce drowsy driving in our nation.

Deadly crash at auto auction reveals potential safety issues

Last week this blog reported on an auto accident that took place at an auto auction in Massachusetts. In that collision, a worker drove a Jeep Grand Cherokee into a building, and struck 12 people. Three of the victims died and nine were injured. It was an unfortunate incident that never should have happened.

Fatal car accident recently took place at an auto auction

Some people in Massachusetts enjoy going to auto auctions, in hopes of purchasing a vehicle for less than what they would pay at a car dealership. Most people do not anticipate that they could be injured at an auto auction. However, anywhere where automobiles are operated there is the possibility that a major accident could occur.

The most dangerous Massachusetts intersections

No matter how much a person likes his or her job, the morning and evening commutes can be a real headache. Traffic jams are only the tip of the iceberg. Other drivers behave recklessly, by speeding, ignoring traffic signals and signs or by making illegal U-turns. Unfortunately, such negligence can make an intersection particularly dangerous. Massachusetts residents may be interested to hear of a recent report that examined which intersections in the state are the most dangerous.

What is the recovery process like following a brain injury?

Brain injuries can range from concussions to serious traumatic brain injuries. Brain injuries can also be open or closed in nature and can be suffered in car accidents. Treatment and recovery time depends on the nature and severity of the brain injury suffered, but can be extensive. Victims of brain injuries can suffer their effects for a lifetime. Victims and their families may wonder what the recovery process entails.

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