Fender Bender

A traffic collision, also known as a traffic accident, motor vehicle collision, motor vehicle accident, car accident, automobile accident, road traffic collision, road traffic accident, wreck (USA), car crash, or car smash (Australian) occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree or utility pole. Traffic collisions may result in injury, death, vehicle damage, and property damage.A number of factors contribute to the risk of collision, including vehicle design, speed of operation, road design, road environment, driver skill and/or impairment, and driver behaviour.
Posts about Fender Bender
  • Car Insurance Law Requirements in Illinois

    … requires you to have two different types of auto insurance: property and liability/bodily injury. Property insurance covers the cost if you damage another person’s property while you are in your vehicle. This usually means damage to the other person’s car. However, this may also compensate for damage to other property, such as mailboxes, fences…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Dogs Can Cause Serious Car Accidents

    … stowed in a pet crate and motorists can be pulled over if a police officer suspects a pet is not properly restrained. In Arizona, Connecticut and Maine, drivers who are observed driving with pets in their laps can be charged with distracted driving. Hawaii law contains an outright ban which strictly forbids individuals from holding a pet…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 48 readers -
  • Fatal Car Crashes Increasing Each Year

    … of all fatal traffic accidents. Accidents at higher speeds are more severe because the force of an impact is so much greater. A fender bender at twenty five miles an hour could be a tragedy at 60 miles an hour. Fatalities also occur in vehicle pedestrian and vehicle bicycle collisions which are also often severe since pedestrians and cyclists…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Do Increased Speed Limits Prevent Accidents?

    … to more accidents. Although they don’t lead to a greater number of accidents they do lead to more severe accidents. Without fail, studies show that as highway speed limits increase highway fatalities increase. This makes sense because accidents at higher speeds are more serious by virtue of the speed alone. A fender bender at 25 miles an hour could…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 26 readers -