When was the last time you saw a commercial, billboard, or pamphlet urging motorists not to drink and drive? Since every state has campaigns for combatting drunk driving, you probably see such materials on a fairly regular basis.
Because they have considerable experience behind the wheel, senior citizens are relatively safe drivers. According to the American Automobile Association, the demographic as a whole observes speed limits, avoids driving while impaired, and wears safety restraints.
There’s nothing like crossing the country—or even just the state—on a motorcycle. If you find yourself wishing the ride had lasted longer every time you hop off your hog, planning a motorcycle road trip could be the answer.
When you are hurt in a motor vehicle collision with a drunk, distracted, or reckless driver, you have the right to pursue compensation for your damages. You can include both direct and indirect costs incurred as a result of the incident in the settlement calculations.
If driving after dark has always made you a little more nervous than driving in the daylight, you have good instincts. According to the National Safety Council, fatal collisions are three times more likely to occur at night.
Motor vehicle collisions cost this country billions in medical bills and lost income annually. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for example, traffic fatalities cost the United States $44 billion in such damages in 2013.