When most people think of a car crash, they think of two vehicles hitting one another or perhaps a car crashing into a pedestrian or cyclist. Massachusetts police are warning the public that there is another dangerous cause for car crashes. This type of auto accident happens when a load being hauled by one vehicle falls off and strikes a person or another vehicle.
Motorcycle enthusiasts often talk about the sense of freedom they feel when riding their vehicles. They also surely know of the associated risks that can come with this type of activity. The impending warm weather means that many more motorcycle riders will be taking to the open road. They have less protection than occupants of passenger vehicles, and because of this, they tend to suffer much more serious injuries if a crash occurs. This was the case in a fatal motorcycle accident here in Massachusetts a while back, and now the man being blamed has changed his plea in the criminal case against him.
Normally, when the subject of car crashes comes up, it brings to mind thoughts of reckless or intoxicated motorists. However, Massachusetts police are warning of another possible catalyst for motor vehicle accidents – flying snow and ice. Officers recently spent a great deal of time warning drivers of the possible risks.
The influence of drugs can have a substantial impact on one's ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. Those who get behind the wheel of a car while impaired may be much less capable of handling a variety of driving scenarios, and they may increase the chances that a dangerous crash could occur in the process. A recent car accident involving an impaired driver has left two individuals with injuries in Massachusetts.
Distracted driving is a serious problem in Massachusetts, and it is one of the most significant safety concerns for motorists in the state and across the country. Despite most drivers being well-aware that distraction is risky and greatly increases the chance of a car accident, people still engage in this dangerous behavior. The problem of distracted driving only increases during the busy holiday season.
There are a multitude of scenarios in which a collision may occur and each incident runs the unfortunate risk of ending in catastrophe. Many accidents occur when drivers lose control and enter the wrong lane of traffic, subsequently leaving other drivers nearby with little time to respond. A recent car accident involving similar circumstances in Massachusetts has injured several individuals and claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman.
How big of dangers pedestrians face when out on the roads is affected by many things. This includes how fast the vehicles around them are going.