Most Massachusetts drivers understand that they are responsible for ensuring their own and other drivers’ safety whenever they are operating a motor vehicle. Most also understand that avoiding distractions while driving is a critical part of that responsibility because even a momentary lapse of concentration can have devastating consequences for anyone involved in an auto accident.
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Many Massachusetts residents know walking is often both a good form of exercise and a great way to travel short distances whether to school, work or shopping. Walking anywhere near traffic, however, can mean a pedestrian accident in a split second with the possibility of death, injury, medical expenses and related financial losses.
Barnstable, Massachusetts, residents would agree that drivers need to be extra cautious while driving at night. With the horrid weather and limited visibility, any form of distraction while driving can easily have dire consequences for the driver of the car and other passengers and victims involved in the accident. The problem is even more serious if the distraction is self-inflicted by the driver by operating under the influence of alcohol.
Barnstable, Massachusetts residents would agree that the aftereffects of a car accident are never good, neither for the negligent driver nor for the victim. While the victim of a car accident has to endure considerable pain and suffering, the driver who causes the accident has to face the consequences of breaking the law. The behavior is considered ever more reckless on the part of the driver at fault if he or she chooses not to help the victim of the accident.
Every year, thousands of Massachusetts residents suffer injuries in traffic accidents. Most are lucky to escape with minor cuts and bruises, but some suffer more severe injuries. And a few lose their lives, often leaving behind grieving family members.
Even in the most minor of car accidents — where the victims don’t really feel much other than a slight daze and a wave of frustration — the people who are involved can suffer debilitating pain that changes their lives for many months or years. For example, say you get into a car accident that jars your head a bit. Your head doesn’t hit anything, but the collision really torques your neck and head.
New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration of both the past year and the year to come. Unfortunately, this was not the case for one woman who was killed in a tragic bridge accident.
A school bus ride turned into a trip to the hospital after a crash on the way home. The collision resulted in multiple car accidents and several injuries. The Massachusetts school bus has been impounded pending an investigation after the bus rear-ended a vehicle at a red light. No citations have been issued at this time.
A catastrophic accident recently occurred involving an SUV and a pick-up truck. Car accidents in Massachusetts are common occurrences, especially on busy roadways. Several people, including teenagers, have been injured and two of them are in critical condition. At last report, no charges have been filed.
Some Massachusetts drivers fail to operate in a responsible manner, and it can compromise the safety of others. Drivers can sometimes forget that they are not only responsible for their safety, but the safety of others as well. When drivers do not exercise due care, car accidents can occur. A car accident took place on a Massachusetts interstate leaving two injured.