If you’re caught driving with a suspended license, you may face serious consequences. Even if you’re intention was to drive a short distance to work, you’re breaking the law. Driving with a suspended license is never recommended. Of course, that advice will do you little good if you’ve already been...
Drinking while under the influence, be it from alcohol or illegal drugs, is a serious offence in most countries around the world and Australia is far from an exemption. Australia carries serious penalties for drivers caught drinking alcohol and the more alcohol in a person’s system, the harsher the...
A motorcycle driver finds himself in a unique situation each and every time he or she gets on their bike. They each get to enjoy the freedom and openness of the road while accepting the fact that at some point in time they will end up in some type...
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), every year, almost 5,000 pedestrians perish in accidents where a motor vehicle is involved. In 2012, as many as 76,000 pedestrians suffered injuries when struck by either a car or a truck. Besides pedestrian-vehicle incidents, many thousands of pedestrian accidents occur...
The average American files a case related to a car accident every 17 years or so. This figure might not look so bad when you consider the fact that most of the motorists drive their car regularly for over half a century. In other words, you can expect to...
Drinking and driving is often thought to be a trivial offence, but here in Australia, the law takes drinking and driving very seriously. Even if you are a first-time offender and are charged with driving under the influence, you are facing a criminal conviction, up to one year of...
If you are ever involved in a car accident in NYC, your search for legal help must start with law firms that are experts in such cases. You must begin your search immediately after any emergency medical issues are addressed. When searching for law firms in a phone book, phrases...
Traffic nowadays is, as they say crazy. Although they try to organize it so that it runs smoothly, there will always be that person who thinks he or she owns the road and that his or her business is the most important in the world, and so on and...
If you have a motorcycle accident, it is important to check on the condition of everyone involved. Sometimes riders are lucky and walk away from accidents uninjured. However, because motorcyclists are not protected in the same way as car occupants they tend to suffer quite serious injuries even in...
The phone rang three times before you decided to pick it up, and as soon as you confirmed who you are, the voice at the other end of the line said, “Your son got into a car accident.” It’s the most horrifying phone call that a parent can receive....