Driving a semi-truck or large commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is a huge task that requires focus. It takes training, skill and attentive driving to operate a truck safely. There’s a reason why a driver is required to maintain a commercial driver’s license follow state and federal regulations. Consider the size of the vehicle, its weight,
Based on a recent study, Millennial drivers are worse than any other group of drivers on the road today. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety surveyed 2,511 licensed drivers from August 25th to September 6th 2016. They found the largest group of drivers, millennials were the worst drivers on the roads. With a total of 88.4%
A Raytown man who was severely injured at the beginning of the year succumbed to his injuries this week. 45 year old Barry Clemons died from injuries he sustained in a wreck on westbound K-10 when a trailer came loose from an eastbound truck and crossed the median colliding with his car. Yesterday evening two
Last month, young Isaac Manica of Shawnee, Kansas was severely injured when a car, driving down the road in front of his house hit a parked car which in turn struck him while he was playing in his front yard. Fortunately, according to a recent news update, Isaac awakened from the coma he has been
Three easy steps after a car accident
Step one: if you are injured due to an injury accident, go to the Emergency Room. Get checked out.
Step two: bring an advocate, someone who is not hurt and can make sure busy doctors and nurses listen to all of your hurts and harms.
Emotions are raw for the parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida youth shot and killed for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
A cell phone in one hand; a steering wheel in the other—it’s a trademark look worn by nearly every driver on the road.
About 900 people are killed each year and more than 500,000 are treated in hospital emergency rooms for personal injuries from bicycle related incidences, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. In fact, the number of bicycling accidents resulting in personal injury that are reported to police has risen in recent years.
Contrary to what many parents believe, the street is the safest place to ride a bike. Riding in the street allows bicyclists to follow the flow of traffic and the rules of the road. For children, street riding may not be the best choice for preventing personal injury.
Prosecutors charged a 16 year old Northland girl Thursday with texting while driving and causing the wrongful death of a 72-year-old, Loretta Larimer. The texting allegation led to Rachel Gannon’s second-degree involuntary manslaughter charge for the wrongful death of Ms. Larimer. She will stand trial as an adult. The teenager was texting, looking at her