Car Accidents | Posted on October 13, 2017 at 7:24 pm by rehmlaw
It is not uncommon for auto accidents here in Nebraska to involve teen drivers. According to state authorities, around one out of every five reportable traffic accidents last year involved a teen driver. This is despite the fact that only 7 percent of the state’s driving population are teens.
Car Accidents | Posted on October 6, 2017 at 7:29 pm by rehmlaw
How is the U.S. doing when it comes to walkability? A recent report suggests it is doing rather poorly. The report was by an advisory panel that the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance set up. In the report, America was given letter grades for various factors relating to walkable communities and walking. The grades the report gave the U.S. would likely fill a parent with dread if their child received them. The nation was given an “F” in several of the categories.
Car Accidents | Posted on September 22, 2017 at 7:33 pm by rehmlaw
Motor vehicle accidents vary greatly in their consequences. Some have deadly results. How common are fatal traffic accidents? A recent Lincoln Journal Star article gave statistics on this for the different states. The statistics included the average number of traffic deaths per every 100,000 residents per year for each of the states. These rates were based off of federal traffic death data from 2000 to 2015.
Car Accidents | Posted on September 8, 2017 at 7:36 pm by rehmlaw
College football season is now underway. For some in the Lincoln area and beyond, this means a chance to attend some of the Cornhuskers’ home games. Now, in the midst of all the excitement such games bring, it can be important for football fans to not forget to give traffic safety appropriate attention when to going to and from games.
Car Accidents | Posted on August 31, 2017 at 7:38 pm by rehmlaw
Just because teens are young doesn’t mean the decisions they make don’t have big impacts. There are some places where how teens act can have truly major effects. Among these places are the roads. Unsafe decisions by teens behind the wheel could have all kinds of significant consequences.
Car Accidents | Posted on August 25, 2017 at 7:39 pm by rehmlaw
Car accidents can be full of chaos. The time following such a crash can also feel very chaotic for the accident’s victims. There can be many different matters that come up for a person in the wake of being harmed in a Nebraska auto crash. This includes matters related to car repairs, getting appropriate medical care and insurance claims.
Car Accidents | Posted on August 17, 2017 at 7:40 pm by rehmlaw
Drunk driving is a major traffic danger. All states have laws against this unsafe conduct. A recent set of rankings on state DUI laws points to Nebraska having one of the stricter sets of drunk driving laws in the nation.
Car Accidents | Posted on August 9, 2017 at 7:41 pm by rehmlaw
The use of sensors in cars has grown considerably in recent years. These days, cars can have sensors aimed at tracking all kinds of things. Might it one day be common for cars to track how tired a driver is behind the wheel? Panasonic has recently developed a fatigued driving prevention system which would gauge driver drowsiness
Car Accidents | Posted on July 28, 2017 at 7:43 pm by rehmlaw
A notable event will be occurring in the sky over Nebraska next month. This is the solar eclipse. It will occur on August 21. Parts of the state are in the prime viewing path for the eclipse. Why are we talking about the upcoming eclipse on a personal injury law blog? We are because there are some traffic safety issues that could come up here in Nebraska in connection to this event.
Car Accidents | Posted on June 29, 2017 at 7:48 pm by rehmlaw
Among the places teens can face significant dangers is out on the roads. So, there are many worries a parent may have when their teen starts driving. A recent report indicates that a teen starting to drive might be an especially worry-causing experience for parents here in Nebraska. The report points to the state being one of the worst places in the country for teen drivers.