How Winter Coats Can Affect Car Seat Effectiveness

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As the temperatures drop and snow begins to fall, every parent wants to make sure their child is protected from the low temperatures. However, protection from a chilly car interior doesn’t protect your child in a crash. Winter coats can make car seats far less […]

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How Phones and Wearable Technology Cause Accidents

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Phones and wearable technology have changed the way we interact and communicate with the world. Using smartphones and wearable devices while driving is considered distracted driving and can result in traffic fatalities and injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported 6% of all […]

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What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Winter Safety

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Not matter the time of year, pedestrians are at far greater risk of injury or death in a car accident. However, winter is particularly hazardous. Between reduced daylight hours, year-end holidays, and slushy, icy, or snowy roads, pedestrians must take more measures to protect themselves […]

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How to File a Claim After an Uber Accident

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Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing services must carry $1 million in liability insurance under Utah law in case an Uber driver gets into an accident. Understanding your rights and how to file an Uber accident report in Utah is crucial if you have been in […]

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What to Do If You’re Injured in a Crash Caused By a Drunk Driver

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Drunk driving can have dangerous consequences. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that at least one person died every 45 minutes in a drunk driving accident in 2020. If you were hurt in an accident with a drunk driver, you may be able to […]

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Tips for Driving Safely Around Construction Zones

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Road work and construction zones are necessary for maintaining and improving the quality of local infrastructure. However, construction sites often prove to be dangerous for not only road workers, but also motorists. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reported 857 work zone fatalities in 2020, up […]

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Should Drivers Be Trained To Use Vehicle Safety Tech?

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In recent years, new cars have been equipped with safety technology to help protect drivers on the road. Many drivers have adopted a learn-as-you-go strategy when using these new features. However, research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety suggests that this strategy doesn’t help […]

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What Are Idaho’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws?

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Motorcycle helmet laws are intended to protect motorcycle riders and operators from serious injury or death. Motorcycle accidents caused 5,579 deaths in the United States in 2020. In Idaho, there were 32 motorcycle accident deaths in 2021 and 600 suspected serious injuries. Only 57.5% of […]

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What Are the Worst Traffic Times in Boise?

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Many car accidents occur due to heavy traffic. The increase of drivers on the road slows down commute times and causes congestion, leading to aggressive driving, speeding, and distracted driving as drivers try to reach their destination on time, sometimes regardless of traffic laws! Read […]

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Who Is at Fault in a Collision Between a Bike and a Car?

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When a collision occurs between a bike and a car, it’s difficult to determine who is at fault. Most people assume that the driver of the car is always at fault, but this isn’t always the case. Cyclists and drivers must obey traffic laws, and […]

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