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Archive: Traffic Accident Articles

Car Accident Statistics for 2017 Show Nearly 40,000 Traffic Deaths

With last year’s car accident statistics beginning to be analyzed, traffic fatality numbers are looking pretty grim. Various estimates place the number of deaths from motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2017 around 40,000. Any accidental death is…

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As Smartphone Use Increases, So Do Distracted Driving Accidents

After several decades of declining traffic accidents on U.S. roadways, there was a sudden 14.4 percent surge in traffic-related fatalities over the past two years. Authorities report that there were 100 vehicle deaths every day in 2016 — a painful…

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When it is time for your teen to drive

I have a 14 year old son and I realize that the time is coming for him to get a drivers license. I remember being SO READY to get my drivers license and have that freedom. As a parent, I…

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Car Accident Deaths Increase to Highest Level in Nearly a Decade

Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its 2016 vehicle crash data on traffic fatalities. The numbers show a marked increase of 5.6 percent, from 34,845 car accident deaths in 2015 to 37,461 in 2016. These figures point…

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Seriously? These South Carolina Driving Laws Will Surprise You

Every state has driving laws on the books that may shock you, strike you as being unnecessary or stand out to you because they are just plain weird. Roadtrippers, for instance, found several head-scratching laws in states across the country,…

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