ATV Accident Liability

All-terrain vehicles, also known as ATVs, are kinds of vehicles that be driven through all kinds of terrains and surfaces. ATVs, although fun, have a higher center of gravity and a narrow wheel base that creates a high risk of rolling over, even on flat surfaces. This makes the chances of personal injury very high and approximately 75 percent of ATV accidents cause serious long-term damage to the head or spinal cord. Other injuries could include broken bones, crushed limbs … Read More

The Most Common Types of Neck Injuries

One of the most unfortunate aspects of neck injuries is that damage to one area of your neck often means damage to other parts of your body. That’s because all of the bones, joints, soft tissue and nerves are all connected, working together to hold your head up and allowing it to move. Many of the most common types of neck injuries can lead to pain in other areas of your body, making recovery a complicated process. Some of the … Read More

Tailgating is the Top Cause of Auto Accidents

According to a study done by the Highways’ Agency, a third of all auto accidents are caused by tailgating. What makes this estimate especially staggering is that tailgating is typically a purposeful act done to encourage the driver in front of them to go faster. Many drivers tailgate due to being impaired, enraged or because they’re in a hurry. What are the Dangers of Tailgating? Being caught following too close to another car can result in a traffic citation (ARS-28-730). … Read More

School Zone Driving Safety | Staying Safe During School Hours

With school back in session, drivers all around the state of Arizona will once again need to exercise caution in school zones and crosswalks. One of the most important things you can do while driving in school zones is follow the rules. Arizona has a strict zero-tolerance policy towards traffic offenses that occur in school zones. Law enforcement is especially strict during this time of year as kids are heading back to school, with many police officers making sure the … Read More

Distracted Driving Guide | How To Avoid It

According to information provided by Distraction.gov, the official U.S. government website for distracted driving, in 2010, 3,092 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver, while an estimated 416,000 were injured in automobile accidents involving a distracted driver. These alarming numbers are causing a major focus on texting while driving, yet there are a number of other ways a driver can become distracted when they are behind the wheel. Driving distractions can be broken down into three main types: … Read More

Proper Car Seat Safety Prevents Injuries, Saves Lives

The force of a serious accident can put a great deal stress on the body. Without the proper restraint, drivers and passengers could suffer very serious injuries in the event of a crash. Since cars have made seat belts and air bags standard, auto accident-related injuries and fatalities have declined significantly. However, air bags and seat belts are only designed to protect adult-sized drivers and passengers. In order to have suitable protection, children must have proper car seats, booster seats and … Read More

Arizona Boating Laws- Keeping Arizona’s Waterways Safe

Mesa’s almost year-round warm and sunny weather allows for plenty of great days for breaking out the boat and heading for one of the local lakes. But as much fun as boats can be on a beautiful day, they can also cause serious injuries if handled improperly. Every year in the U.S., thousands of people are injured and hundreds die in boating accidents because of speeding, operating a boat under the influence of drugs and alcohol or inexperienced operators. Just … Read More

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