Posts Tagged ‘bicycle accidents’

Is Texting and Driving as Dangerous as Drinking and Driving?

It has been well documented that distracted driving, especially distracted driving connected to cell phone use, is a major cause of motor vehicle crashes both among teenagers and adults. In literature assessing the effect of cell phone usage on driving, the risk of an accident increases when dialing a cell phone. This may potentially be…

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Bicycle Accidents at Intersections: A Common, Devastating Occurrence

Posted on February 27, 2018 Bicycle accidents happen in every state across the country, for many reasons. Many of these accidents take place due to the negligence of other drivers who share the roadways, but not every accident. Bicycle accidents at intersections can be especially terrifying because, at an intersection, many motor vehicles are passing…

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When Your Child Has Been Injured in a Bicycle Accident

Posted on February 4, 2018 When you think of bicycle accidents, you may think of adults who gear up and head out for a ride on the town, never suspecting disaster. However, sometimes children are also injured in bicycle accidents, made much more dangerous. When it comes to children, drivers are expected to live up…

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Bicycle Accidents: The Most Common Causes and Injuries

Posted on January 20, 2018  Bicycle accidents are more common than you may have previously thought. The injuries stemming from these unique accidents account for about 900 deaths, 23,000 hospital visits, 580,000 visits to the emergency department, and more than 1.2 million physician visits every year. Altogether, these accidents account for more than $8 billion…

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