As the weather gets warmer across the country, more people will flock to Arizona to enjoy some of the natural wonders the state has to offer, including the Grand Canyon, camping sites as well as lakes and rivers. It may go without saying that drivers must be careful when on the road, but many don’t realize how dangerous entering traffic from the side of a highway can be.
During the school year, people take many precautions to make sure that children are safe when getting on and off of school buses. They include warning signs on both ends of a bus (i.e. front and rear flashers) as well as laws that prohibit drivers from passing a school bus while children are getting on them. With all the safety measures provided to keep kids safe, it is unfortunately ironic when a parent is injured.
While parents of teen drivers, as well as those who are in college, may be concerned about distracted driving, it is drunk driving that is still a persistent problem among young drivers. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for young people ages 15 through 19 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a new study published by the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development revealed some disturbing trends for teen drivers.
Driving alongside tractor trailers can be unnerving. The fact that a vehicle that may weigh nearly twenty times the weight of your vehicle should be scary enough; especially considering if the truck loses control and crashes. If this occurs, passengers in automobiles can be seriously injured.