If you get hurt in a car crash, obtaining a copy of the accident report is one of the most critical steps you can take afterward. Accident reports often contain information necessary to prove fault for motor vehicle crashes. You could use the details the officer provided to show that another driver is responsible for […]
An accident report is crucial if you ever get hurt in a car accident. The investigating officer at the scene should write a report and include all vital details about the crash. They can create a diagram to show the positions of every vehicle before, during, and after the accident. They might also offer a […]
You learn how to drive once. For most of us, that’s when we’re fifteen or sixteen years old. As time passes, and we log more and more hours behind the wheel, we get set in our ways, and most of us pick up bad driving habits. These habits may seem innocuous at first — until […]
Plus, a few simple reminders about how to share the road with large trucks. America’s trucking industry is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy—did you know that trucking moves roughly 70% of all freight in the U.S? That’s a lot of big trucks on our roadways… While the vast majority of truck drivers practice safe […]
As our lives adapt to evolving safety regulations, alternative work and school schedules, you might be wondering how these changes impact your auto insurance. First things first, DO NOT cancel your car insurance—even if you’re driving significantly fewer miles. Driving without insurance can result in steep fines and license suspension. More importantly, if you’re found […]
Don’t let the holidays distract you from safe driving. Distracted driving, which includes many kinds of activities that take a drivers’ attention from the road, results in thousands of preventable fatalities every year. And busy holiday schedules make it harder to keep focused. In fact, some holiday shoppers hunt for deals—even when they’re behind the […]
According to data published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), vehicle “recall completion rates for most component categories fall within a range of 60% to 75%.” In other words, between 25 and 40 percent of recalled auto parts are not fixed by the owner, car dealership, or manufacturer. Sadly, these open recalls put […]
According to the most recent data, there were more than 14,000 large truck accidents in North Carolina in 2016. More than 150 people were killed in these accidents, and thousands were injured. Here’s a quick look at important facts and statistics related to large truck accidents in North Carolina and throughout the US. Heavy Truck […]
North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles is charged with promoting highway safety to more than 10 million people living in the Tar Heel state. Part of that task includes collecting state-specific data about crashes, the people who cause them, and what conditions led to the accident. Below, the injury lawyers from DeMayo Law Offices review […]
Airbags are one of the most important safety features in modern vehicles. But for most drivers, airbags are a mystery. Why have so many airbags been recalled? How can a safety feature also be a danger? Below, the DeMayo Law Offices will help clear up the confusion and provide important safety information about airbags. Airbag […]
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