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Distracted driving may only be getting worse

Indiana readers know that distracted driving is a serious threat to the safety and well-being of every person on the road. Despite the fact that most people are well aware of the dangers of this type of negligent behavior, it is not an issue that is getting better. In fact, there are more things distracting drivers than ever before.

Dash cams becoming important for accident investigations

You may have seen video on the news of dash cam footage from horrific car crashes. Many find these videos fascinating to watch, and you might be one of those people. For those involved in the accident, it certainly provides a different perspective of the event.

Winter driving tips may help you stay safer on the road

Winter has officially arrived, and like many Indiana residents, you may have felt it coming for some time. Whether you hate or love the cold, winter weather hits hard and can cause many complications. From snowy driveways to icy roads, getting behind the wheel of your vehicle during this time of year can pose a bit more of a risk than in warmer months.

How intoxication can severely limit one's ability to drive safely

There are a multitude of scenarios in which a dangerous motor vehicle accident can occur, some of which may be more prevalent than others. Chances are, you probably consider your safety to be a top priority and wish to protect it by remaining sober and alert while strictly adhering to Indiana state traffic laws.

Are new cars too distracting?

Automakers frequently promote advanced safety features on the new models of their cars. Undoubtedly, those features have saved countless lives. Perhaps you can attest to this if your airbag ever deployed during a collision. However, safety is not the only area in which automakers seem to be competing.

The weather outside can be frightful, especially when driving

A dangerous accident can occur at any given moment for a variety of reasons, but the result is typically the same. Chances are you probably consider your health to be of the utmost importance, and you may attempt to avoid an accident at all costs by choosing to strictly adhere to Indiana state traffic laws and safe driving procedures, but others may not share your enthusiasm.

Disaster can strike when a driver nods off at the wheel

Do you feel as sleep deprived as a significant amount of the country's population? A good number of those people who struggle to get enough sleep may live here in Indiana. In fact, you may share the road with drowsy drivers every day and not even know it.

Debris is the deadly threat that you may not see coming

Many things can cause a car accident, from distracted drivers to dangerous car parts. Road debris is one of these hazards, yet many fail to recognize the distinct danger that it presents to motorists. One of the most common sources of dangerous road debris includes trucks and other vehicles with unsecured loads. 

Holding drunk drivers accountable for accidents and injuries

Drunk driving can cause great harm to many innocent people. In fact, you may be dealing with injuries suffered in an accident caused by an alcohol-impaired driver. If you suffered because of a drunk driver, it is possible to hold these individuals accountable for their actions and seek financial compensation.

An unfocused mind makes for a distracted driver

While cell phones are often associated with the problem of distracted driving, they are not always to blame. There are many different types of distraction, and all of them pose a threat to Indiana drivers and passengers. In fact, one of the most dangerous types -- cognitive distraction -- can be quite deceptive, as it involves the driver's mind, not necessarily physical actions. 

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