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March 2016 Archives

How does sleep apnea affect your driving?

In a previous entry, this blog explored common causes of motor vehicle accidents, citing distractions of any kind as one of the top culprits. However, a major hindrance to safe driving, especially in drivers of commercial vehicles, originates in reduced alertness and tiredness as a result of sleep apnea.

Common causes of fatal accidents

North Carolina residents are probably already well aware that distracted driving can be deadly. For example, a negligent driver could end up steering his or her vehicle either off the road or in to another car causing a fatal accident. Distracted driving accidents involving commercial vehicles can be especially disastrous, as these vehicles may transport lots of passengers at once or haul heavy cargo, meaning that the possible if a serious injury or fatality increases when one of these vehicles gets involved in an accident.

Could your vehicle's safety features be dangerous?

All who used their vehicles to get from one place to another in the Raleigh area are likely aware that one focus for carmakers is building vehicles that are designed to keep passengers as safe as possible. Accordingly, certain safety features are standard in all vehicles currently manufactured. One of those features is airbags.

Helping motorcycle accident victims seek compensation

Last week's post discussed many reasons why motorcycle accidents often prove to be absolutely disastrous for North Carolina residents. When a disaster like a motorcycle accident strikes a family, the victim and his or her loved ones may wonder where to turn for help. Many times, medical bills pile up after a motorcycle accident while the victim's income dries up because he or she cannot work because of his or her serious injuries.