Anyone who drives on the freeway may face a number of risks while traveling at high speeds. For example, another driver may behave recklessly and fail to switch lanes properly or a tire could blow out. For some people, driving on the freeway can be especially dangerous, such as those who have little experience traveling at such high speeds or on have never driven on a freeway before. From younger people who first begin driving to those who may have lived in a rural area that did not have any freeways for many years, there are various reasons why people find themselves in this position.
When it comes to safe driving, there are many risk factors that drivers need to be aware of. Drunk driving and distractions that divert a driver’s attention are major concerns, of course. However, there are other potential hazards that some people may have difficulty identifying. For example, failing to maintain a vehicle can cause a wide variety of problems. Whether brakes fail, or another critical component gives out, those who do not ensure that their vehicles are maintained properly pose a serious threat to everyone on the road, and they endanger their own safety as well.
Many people share various types of information with friends and even strangers over the internet. From pictures to opinions on trending topics, social media has taken the sharing of information to the next level. Sometimes, people turn to social media following a traumatic incident, such as a motor vehicle collision. After a crash, people may feel vulnerable or they could be struggling with a number of hardships and they may look for support from some of their friends and family members. However, it is important to be cautious with regard to the details you disclose after an accident, especially if you plan on taking legal action.
Motor vehicle crashes happen due to intoxication, ice or snow on roadways and speeding, to name a few risk factors. However, mindlessness and losing mental focus can also cause a collision. As a driver, it is essential for you to be aware of how your mental clarity can impact your driving abilities and do your best to stay alert and focused while driving. Unfortunately, some drivers disregard this simple yet important aspect of safe driving and put the lives of others in danger.
With the arrival of summer, many people start to ride their motorcycles. Many motorcyclists take to the roads on Memorial Day weekend and celebrate the holiday with their friends and loved ones. Unfortunately, some find themselves in an accident, which may be even more likely during the holiday for a number of reasons. Not only are there drunk drivers on the road, who may be more prevalent because of holiday celebrations, but other factors such as an increase in traffic could also make a motorcycle accident more likely.
Questions regarding the safety of self-driving cars came into the minds of many South Carolina residents after a recent crash that resulted in death. Not only is it a tragedy for the family of the victim, but it presents the discussion of who is responsible for the accident and who is held legally liable.
Just a few minutes south of Moncks Corner on US 52, you will find the intersection of Rivers Avenue and Remount Road in North Charleston. Traffic lights hang over the streets in all directions there.