Distracted Driving Laws in Utah
Only a few decades ago, distracted driving meant fiddling with a radio dial or eating a hamburger while driving. While those distractions also pose danger, instances of accidents from distracted driving have skyrocketed in the era of smartphones. Distracted driving caused 3,142 fatalities in traffic accidents in 2020. When something other than driving takes...read more
Utah Pedestrian Laws You Should Know
Walking to destinations within the community is a positive choice for our own health and the health of the environment. No one expects to be injured while out walking to run errands, walk a dog, or just enjoy the fresh air and exercise. Sadly, 10.7% of accident fatalities in Utah involve pedestrians. When a...read more
What is Spondylosis and How is it Caused?
The years take a toll on the human body as our cells lose the ability to regenerate effectively. Not only is this decline shown in the lines on the face but also in the pain and stiffness of bones and joints. One of the most prominent places this stiffness reveals itself is in the...read more
Why Do Car Accidents Increase in the Winter Months?
Approximately 70% of the roads in the United States are located in regions with at least 5 inches of snowfall or greater per winter season. Over 116,800 people are injured each winter in car accidents and over 1,300 fatalities occur during snowy months. Despite over $2 billion spent annually on managing snow and ice...read more
Utah Vehicle Inspection Safety
Drivers in Utah have the responsibility to follow all road rules and state vehicle inspection laws. While Utah residents saw big changes in 2018 when the state dropped its mandatory annual vehicle safety inspection law for registering personal vehicles, the state’s laws still require inspections for specific types of vehicles as well as emissions...read more
Who is At Fault in a T-Bone Car Accident
According to the Federal Highway Administration, over 50% of car accidents with injuries and fatalities occur at intersections. The most common intersection accidents are broadside collisions, sometimes called T-bone accidents. This type of side-impact collision happens when the front of one car strikes the side of another vehicle, resulting in a perpendicular impact. T-bone...read more