Road Rage

  • 10 Ways To Share The Road With Bicycles

    … Hundreds of cyclists die annually, and more riders are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents on our roads. Similar to pedestrians, bicycle riders are vulnerable to the negligence of drivers. The roadway was designed for all road users to enjoy and traverse without fear of injury or loss; therefore, it is important that both motor…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Avoid Angry Drivers

    …. This could lead to a criminal or monetary judgment against you or a spike in your auto insurance rates-all because you could not keep your cool when simply going somewhere in your vehicle. If You Find Yourself Becoming Angry While Driving, Take a Deep Breath You cannot control the other drivers on the road. Remember that you are only in control of your own…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 30 readers -
  • Injured in an Illinois Car Accident by an Aggressive Driver

    … behaviors, including tailgating, speeding through yellow lights, laying on the horn, or screaming at other drivers in traffic. If you’ve spent much time on Chicago roads, you’ve likely encountered aggressive driving. The Illinois State police report “aggressive and reckless driving as the single largest call for service in Chicago.” Aggressive drivers…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 33 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Street Racing

    … three types of challenges to watch out for, including: Spontaneous contests between drivers (potentially with road rage) at the same red light or stop sign on public roads Roving parties where groups of racers take over highways Planned racing events with money or bets on the line In most states, including Illinois, street racing or drag…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 35 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Road Rage

    … Rage Trends The majority of road rage offenders tend to be young and male. Some common characteristics seen in road rage incidents include: Sudden acceleration Close tailgating Cutting others off in lanes Blocking someone from passing High speed chasing Excessive yelling, flashing lights, or honking the horn Rude gestures Verbal…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 34 readers -
  • Defensive Driving vs. Aggressive Driving

    … on driving and be prepared to react in any situation. Don’t eat, apply makeup, text, or play with your GPS while driving. Always take every safety precaution. Never slam on your brakes and always use your turn signal. If you encounter an aggressive driver, don’t engage them. Wave them around you or change lanes to give yourself space. How a Chicago…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 28 readers -
  • Summer Road Trips May Increase Accident Risks

    … are more vacationing drivers who are unfamiliar with the roads; these factors create a risk for dangerous accidents to occur due to the harder driving conditions and greater opportunity got road rage from impatient drivers.5 Thirdly, summer’s warmer weather creates additional risks during summer road trips. The higher temperatures makes summer…

    Bruning Legal- 11 readers -
  • Holding Aggressive Drivers Accountable

    … the wheel such as drunk driving, driving unbelted, or engaging in road rage.3 Aggressive driving accounts on average for 1,500 injured or killed people each year. The car accidents caused by aggressive driving cost society over 40 billion dollars each year.4 State Farm conducted a survey in 2013 that revealed 45 percent of drivers had engaged…

    Bruning Legal- 8 readers -
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