There are approximately 1,250 golf courses in America. Golf carts are being used off the course as well. They are used on college campuses, in sports stadiums and even on private properties. Over a 16-year span, from 1990 to 2006, the American Journal of Preventative Medicine says that there were close to 150,000 people injured in accidents involving golf carts. Most of these accidents were attributed to someone’s negligence.
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Very few people will argue that being involved in a vehicle collision is stressful. A car accident is a frightening experience and many people experience anxiety and other emotions in its aftermath. When an accident victim experiences emotional distress or mental anguish after the incident, they may be entitled to recover damages.
Post traumatic stress disorder is something that most people associate with combat. In truth, PTSD can be experienced after any traumatic event. That said, it can be difficult … Read more
Many people believe that biking is a safer mode of transportation than, say, driving a vehicle. It makes sense: Bicycles do not travel as fast, they aren’t permitted on highways and, in a pinch, can be maneuvered into tighter spaces. All of that said, bicycle accident do occur, and they occur frequently.
When a person is involved in a bicycle accident, especially an accident with a motor vehicle, they may sustain catastrophic injuries. In some instances, bicycle accidents are so … Read more
You take a deep breath, wait for the dust to settle and take a look around. What just happened? One minute you are changing lanes, the next minute you are spinning across the highway. You know that you checked your mirrors and the way was clear. Or was it? You just hit someone who was in your blind spot and caused an accident.
If you were changing lanes on the highway, chances are that you were traveling at a high … Read more
You want to see the country, but you also want to save money. What better answer than a summer road trip? Driving yourself instead of relying on a pilot in an airplane allows you more freedom in seeing what you want and staying for as long as you desire.
While road trips are certainly a great way to spend some time off work relaxing, they can also be dangerous. Failing to plan accordingly can set you up for hazardous … Read more
Headlights are very useful. They not only allow you to see what’s in front of you in low-light situations, but they allow other drivers to see your vehicle more clearly. It’s fair to say that headlights are an essential part of your vehicle. Not only are they useful at night, but during the day as well. Unfortunately, your headlights might not be serving you as well as they could be.
Just over a year ago, the Insurance Institute … Read more
Whether you have been driving for years or have had your license for only a short time, you know what tailgating is. Tailgating is when a driver follows too closely to the vehicle in front of them, not providing room enough to stop without crashing into the other vehicle’s rear bumper if the front driver stops suddenly.
How far behind the vehicle in front of you should you be? When the weather is good, you should be able to … Read more
Few things are as frustrating as rush hour traffic. It may seem that no matter what you do, you find yourself smack in the middle of bumper-to-bumper traffic, day in and day out. The last thing you want to do Monday is go to work, and the last thing you want to have happen on your way to work is an accident.
Planning for rush hour traffic before you hit it can go a long way in helping you avoid … Read more
There are hundreds of thousands of vehicle collisions every year. Some are minor, leaving no real damage behind, and some are tragic. Knowing that you could be involved in a car accident is frightening. Realizing that you could very well be trapped in your vehicle as the result of an accident is downright terrifying.
If you are involved in a car accident in Charlotte or anywhere else in the country, knowing how to respond to being trapped in your vehicle … Read more
When you purchase a vehicle, you expect that it was put together properly. You rightly assume that all of the cars working parts will operate as they were intended, allowing you to drive down the road safely and without incident. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. When a vehicle fails to operate as it should, accidents can result.
If you own a Ford, Kia or Hyundai, it is important that you be aware of recent recalls, whether or not … Read more