Halloween is enjoyable for many families, but it is also a day when there are more car accidents involving children. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, children have double the chance of being hit by a car and killed during Halloween compared to other days of the year. Many children on Halloween have obscured vision because[…] Read More
Month: October 2022
Who Could Be Liable for a Tailgating Accident?
Each year, New Jersey sees many car accidents, many of which involve serious injuries. Tailgating, or following too closely, is one form of aggressive driving and a leading cause of rear-end accidents. A vehicle moving at 55 miles per hour in good conditions requires approximately six seconds and 300 feet to stop. That is longer[…] Read More
Are Blind-Spot Monitors Worth Purchasing for My Car?
Blind-spot warning (BSW) systems utilize a combination of cameras, radar, and sensors to allow a driver to better see cars, objects, or pedestrians in a vehicle’s blind spots. If the system detects a car or other obstacles, it sends a visual warning, such as an indicator light, through the outboard mirrors or front pillars to[…] Read More
IIHS Reports Vehicle Safety Systems Struggle to See Pedestrians in the Dark
Active safety systems are those that can prevent car accidents from happening and greatly improve driving safety. Lane assist, blind-spot monitoring, and automatic braking are common active safety systems that your vehicle might enable you to use to prevent accidents. While active safety systems help to significantly reduce the odds of an accident occurring, they[…] Read More