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Recent incident a reminder to be cautious near accident scenes

On Monday evening, two Oklahoma highway patrol officers were injured while investigating the scene of a fatal accident. Reports indicate that a distracted motorist crashed into one of the patrol cars, which pushed the trooper's vehicle into the other patrol car.

Avoiding motorcycle accidents is the best way to survive them

If you are reading this blog post, then you are probably a fan of motorcycle riding and you would like to be safe while traveling on Oklahoma City roadways. Good! Those who are safety conscious have the best chance of both avoiding a motorcycle accident and surviving if one does occur.

Injuries occur primarily in no-zones around trucks

No-zones refers to the areas around a vehicle which you should avoid, or bar avoidance, maintain extra vigilance. Every vehicle has a series of no-zones, but tractor-trailer trucks are notorious for the size of their no-zones and their dangers. Semi-trucks are large, lumbering beasts that can easily crush most passenger cars. It is thus crucial that you proceed cautiously around these vehicles when you interact with them on the road.

Pedestrian accidents on highways

Pedestrian accidents are almost always severe, but they are deadly or even fatal if they occur on an interstate highway. Cars and trucks travel at much faster speeds on these highways, therefore, it is far more likely that a person will suffer severe or fatal injuries if they are struck by a car. This post will go over how these accidents happen and what you can do to avoid them.

Troubling data about drunk driving accident deaths in Oklahoma

Residents of Oklahoma already understand that drunk driving is a problem, not just here, but in all of the United States. Drivers that take the wheel while intoxicated pose a serious but preventable risk to everyone sharing the road. Unfortunately, the problem of drunk driving in Oklahoma may be worse than many believe as government facts about the situation reveal.

Some of the major causes of pedestrian accidents

Pedestrians can be defined as people travelling on foot, whether they are walking or running. Pedestrians are under a great amount of risk while they go out and about near roads. According to the figures, 150,000 pedestrians were involved in auto-accidents in 2013 across the country.

A real-world lesson about a real-life car/bicycle accident

Although we try to communicate clearly, it is not always easy for personal injury attorneys to explain accident issues to victims. Often, the victim needs a peer perspective instead of a legal perspective. A good, solid perspective would tell newly-injured victims what works and what does not work in terms of a legal remedy. It would also inform them about what not to do after a bike or pedestrian accident.

Oklahoma man leaves behind a family and a legacy

Nearly every day here in Oklahoma we pick up the newspaper or check out our news feed to see another article about someone killed in a car crash. After a while, the stories have less impact. We start to become numb to them; to the human beings who lived full lives and had families before they were snuffed out by a drunk driver.

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