The Serious Injuries That Come From Sideswipe Collisions

Posted on May 22, 2023
When two vehicles traveling in the same direction accidentally make contact by hitting or scraping along the sides of the vehicles, the impact is a sideswipe collision. Sideswipe collisions often happen due to unsafe lane changes on major, multi-lane highways or while passing on rural roads. All sideswipe collisions can cause injuries, but when...
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Common Causes of Intersection Collisions

Posted on April 21, 2023
Accidents happen every day and can occur anywhere, but a significant portion of annual accidents occur at intersections, both in busy urban areas with signal lights and on dark country crossroads with stop signs. Why are intersections especially dangerous to motorists? Over 10,600 fatalities occurred at intersections in 2020 alone, and traffic has only...
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Distracted Driving Laws in Utah

Posted on February 24, 2023
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...
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Utah Pedestrian Laws You Should Know

Posted on February 24, 2023
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...
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Why Do Car Accidents Increase in the Winter Months?

Posted on January 12, 2023
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...
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Utah Vehicle Inspection Safety

Posted on December 20, 2022
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...
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