It is always tragic when an innocent child with no driving privileges becomes the victim of a car accident. Tragedy struck again last week as an eight-year-old girl sustained critical injuries in a crash allegedly caused by the driver of the vehicle in which she was riding. The 34-year-old woman driving the vehicle also received critical injuries, and both remain hospitalized at a local medical facility. The relationship between the woman and the young girl is unclear at this time, even though reports refer to the automobile involved as a family vehicle.
You are one of thousands of drivers who use New Jersey roads every single day. Unfortunately, there is a large chance that you will cross pass with multiple drivers who are driving distractedly at any given time. Worse still is the high cost of distracted driving.
A wedding should be the start of a new life, but one New Jersey couple will not be able to enjoy that life after a car accident in Pennsylvania killed them both as they were traveling home to get married.
If New Jersey residents can count on anything, it is that road construction is an inevitable part of life in this state, but these construction zones are often hotbeds for car crashes and associated injuries. There are numerous factors that collectively add to your crash risk anytime you make your way through a construction zone in New Jersey, so, when possible, it may serve you well to try and avoid them.
Nowadays, residents of New Jersey and the nation who fall within a particular age group are known as millennials, and millennials have a reputation for regularly engaging in dangerous driving practices. Just how much of that “bad driver” reputation do they actually deserve, though, and just how much are they endangering the rest of the motoring public?
If you are like many other people in New Jersey, you may talk or text on your cellphone while behind the wheel. This dangerous practice can lead to serious car accidents, injuries and deaths. In New Jersey, and in many other states across the country, using a hand-held cellphone while driving is illegal. As a result, some have started using hands-free cellphones as a way to stay in compliance with the law. Studies show, however, that this advanced form of cellular technology may not be as safe as some think.
When New Jersey residents drive around town, they may not always think about the pedestrians who might be on the road. However, it is important for people to look for pedestrians so they are not involved in a collision.
Residents in New Jersey and the surrounding areas of the region know that the summer holidays and weekends are times to be extra aware of dangers on the road. However, people cannot be expected to hole up and stay home all of the time for fear that a reckless person will cause them harm so they must take the risk of being in an accident in order to live their lives. That is the choice that many people made on the recent Fourth of July weekend. Unfortunately for one family, the outcome was almost unthinkable.
Drivers in New Jersey have to rely on their vehicles to get them where they need to go. Unfortunately, this puts them at the mercy of any defective parts their car might have. These parts affect the overall performance of the vehicle and, in some cases, how safe the vehicle is to drive in.
As a New Jersey resident who spends any amount of time behind the wheel, you've likely heard of plenty of tips and tricks that are meant to help keep you awake while you're driving. However, some of these popular and supposedly helpful tips don't actually work at all.