A serious accident at an intersection in Arizona left a 5-year-old girl in a coma with a bruise on her brain.
A wet road is inherently more dangerous than dry pavement. It means you need greater stopping distances and have a greater chance of losing control of your vehicle. You need to take extra steps to stay safe whenever you have to drive in the rain.
One woman is dead after a car accident on a freeway in Arizona. She was riding in a Tesla that slammed into a fire truck parked on the left-hand side of the road.
Car accidents happen for all manner of reasons, but one of the most confusing is when someone does not see something that they clearly should see. For instance, maybe they merge into a lane already occupied by another car. How could this happen? A car is a 4,000-pound vehicle that is more than a dozen feet long. Why didn't they see it?
School buses stop for railroad tracks, even when there are no trains present, in an effort to prioritize the safety of the children on the bus. This means that they often stop unexpectedly, when other traffic would not stop.
You can legally pass other vehicles on many two-lane roads. As long as you follow the instructions on the road signs -- and keep an eye on the type of divider lines in the middle of the road -- you are allowed to pass.
Have you ever nodded off behind the wheel? Maybe you didn't fully fall asleep, per se, but you suddenly jerked your head up and opened your eyes. You felt your heart start pounding as you realized that, at least for a split second, you were out -- and the car was still moving.
When the news stations in Phoenix began to talk about a recent pile-up, they started by staying that 20 cars were involved. A police officer got on the line to do an interview with them, and he quickly pointed out that it was actually 10 different cars. While that is a much smaller wreck, it still shows just how massive a chain-reaction crash can be.
One person has passed away in Arizona after a car accident that is still being investigated by the local police.
When you drive at rush hour, with a lot of traffic congestion, it's easy to imagine that this time of day leads to a significant increase in car accidents. Do the studies back this up?