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It’s Not the Good Ol’ Days: 3 Things You Can’t Do in Cars Anymore

By Car Accident Help on February 7, 2018

car-2606586_1920There is certainly a much greater emphasis on motor vehicle safety nowadays compared to what existed 50 years ago.

This concern is justified, as vehicle accidents are the top cause of death for those in the U.S. under the age of 30. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that Oklahoma endured 5,800 fatalities over a recent nine-year period. In 2012, the national rate of motor vehicle deaths per 100,000 people was 7.0—but Oklahoma’s rate was 14.3. Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Accident

Car Hacking: Could It Happen to You?

By Car Accident Help on January 25, 2018

pexels-photo-97079The Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation has reported that statewide, there were 10,169 car thefts in 2015. In Tulsa, there has been a recent wave of auto thefts. These thieves seem to work in small groups, moving through residential neighborhoods after dark. In addition, the thieves use garage door openers from the vehicles with attached garages to access homes, searching for valuables. With more surveillance cameras now in use, many of the thefts can be seen on tape. Read the rest »

Posted in: Product Liability

The Shady Side of Rideshare, Part 2: Passenger Danger

By Car Accident Help on January 16, 2018

pexels-photo-451590This is the second of a two-part series on The Shady Side of Rideshare, which looks at safety concerns associated with Lyft and Uber. In our last post, we looked at driver safety in the rideshare industry; in this segment, we transition to passenger safety.

Although our focus is on the physical safety of passengers, recently, Uber announced that passenger and driver data had been breached in 2016! The company CEO explained that hackers accessed personal customer data and license numbers of drivers. Read the rest »

Posted in: Rideshare Accidents

The Shady Side of Rideshare, Part 1: Driver Danger

By Car Accident Help on January 8, 2018

pexels-photo-376729A basic Internet search will reveal dozens of “horror stories” in the rideshare industry that extend beyond vehicle accidents.

This should come as no surprise. When you allow a stranger into your vehicle, you never know what will happen. Since the focus tends to be on passenger safety, many people overlook driver safety. Read the rest »

Posted in: Rideshare Accidents

Sweat-Sensing Car Seats in Accident Prevention

By Car Accident Help on November 30, 2017

people-2590992_1920Nissan has revealed a new technology.

The sweat-sensing car seat (known as Soak) can, according to Nissan, assist with vehicle accident prevention. The seat has the ability to analyze a driver’s perspiration to detect high salt levels, which may be an indicator of dehydration. Research conducted by the European Hydration Institute and Loughborough University suggests that dehydrated drivers are as “error-prone” as those who have been drinking alcohol.  Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Accident

Motorcyclist Killed in Oklahoma City Construction Zone Accident

By Car Accident Help on November 24, 2017

city-1907536_1920A fatal motorcycle crash was recently reported in Oklahoma City. A 48-year-old man was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on I-235 approaching a construction work zone. He apparently slowed down and was hit in the rear by a Chevrolet. The man, who was not wearing a helmet, died at the scene. Investigators are still reviewing the details of the collision. Read the rest »

Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

iOS Update: Will “Do Not Disturb” Help Drivers?

By Car Accident Help on November 12, 2017

ios-1091302_1920In 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributed 13% of all traffic fatalities to distracted driving. The percentage may actually be much higher, since drivers are not likely to admit they were not focused on the road. Read the rest »

Posted in: Distracted Driver

My Friend Is Drunk and Wants to Drive, What Should I Do?

By Car Accident Help on November 6, 2017

alcohol-428392_1920Approximately 28 Americans are fatally injured each day in accidents involving an intoxicated driver.

There were roughly 10,200 deaths in 2015 attributed to drunk driving, making up nearly 30% of all roadway fatalities. Approximately 1.1 million people were arrested for DUI in 2015. This data clearly shows the importance of preventing those who are intoxicated from getting behind the wheel. If you’re out with a friend who is drinking, don’t let him (or her) drive home! Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Accident

Autonomous Trucks—Are They Safer?

By Car Accident Help on October 31, 2017

eighteen-wheeler-614201_1920Autonomous vehicles have the potential to improve transportation of both goods and passengers.

Self-driving vehicles are likely to emerge in the commercial trucking sector, a large segment of the economy that is responsible for transporting 70% of all freight, which translates to over 10 billion tons. An American Trucking Association (ATA) report stated that the industry is currently in need of 48,000 additional drivers. Read the rest »

Posted in: Product Liability

You Don’t Have to Wear a Helmet While Riding a Motorcycle—But Should You?

By Car Accident Help on October 28, 2017

vespa-1622098_1920Motorcycling has its own “gear.” Riders usually wear long sleeves and pants, gloves, boots, and some wear a helmet.

According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), Department of Transportation-approved helmets improve rider safety. The effectiveness of helmets has been documented in studies for many years, and the MSF strongly suggests that riders make the responsible choice. A helmet does not guarantee that a motorcycle rider will survive a crash, but data indicates an improved chance of survival. Read the rest »

Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

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