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Car Accidents

Light Saves Pedestrian From Death By Speeding Car

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 12.04.2016 | Weird News

A pedestrian going about her errands in the Polish town of Kalisz was incredibly unlucky — then astonishingly lucky when a car speeding straight at ...

This Is The Time Of Year When You're Most Likely To Be Hit By A Car

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel

Travelers and commuters should take extra caution on evening walks in the coming weeks. More pedestrians are killed by cars during daylight saving ti...

5 Vital Checks To Put Up To Prevent Car Accidents

Toby Nwazor | Posted 10.12.2016 | Green
Toby Nwazor

Below are five vital checks that can be done before and while driving to reduce the likelihood of an accident.

7 Smart Things to Do Immediately After An Accident

Laiza King | Posted 09.13.2016 | Impact
Laiza King

Accidents can happen any time, but do you know what to do when you're involved in one?

Put Your Best Foot Forward Following A Car Accident

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 07.22.2016 | Crime
Ursula Nwobu

PhotoCredit These are interesting times we live in. It almost seems like people don't love themselves enough to extend that love and respect to other...

Meet Graham -- The Superhuman Evolved To Survive Car Accidents

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology

We humans are always pushing limits ― skydiving, downhill skiing, car racing. The stark reality, however, is that our bodies are not built to surviv...

SUV Sends Moose Flying Over Colorado Highway

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 07.11.2016 | Weird News

A Colorado resident had her camera rolling when a moose darted out in front of an SUV and was sent flying end over end. The graphic video, posted to Y...

Drowsy Driving Almost Cost This Man His Life

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 07.11.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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There Was Only One Thing This Driver Could Do To Avoid A Head-On Crash

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.06.2016 | Weird News

Let this video be a reminder: Do not pass on the crest of a hill. Footage from Lancashire, United Kingdom, shows a driver make a snap decision to veer...

After Losing Her Sister, This Woman Is Raising Awareness For Drowsy Driving

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Jennifer Pearce lost her younger sister, Nicole, in a drowsy driving accident six years ago. She has since devoted her life to raising awareness about...

Could Smartphones Make You A Smarter Driver?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology
Stephanie R. Caudle

More companies are investing in ways to make smartphones safer for drivers while lessening texting and driving. The potential benefits could mean the difference between life and death.

Preventable Tragedies: What We Can Do To Make The Roads Safer

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

We need to hold a high value to human life, and respect it. By following laws and morals, we can try to prevent more deaths from automobiles. With the numbers always increasing, we can't afford not to do anything about it.

We've Been Brainwashed Into Saying 'Car Accident'

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 05.20.2016 | Media

The phrase "car accident" is used almost reflexively, both in colloquial and media contexts. It hardly seems objectionable: its dictionary definition ...

With All This Tech, Why Are the Roads More Deadly?

Sherry Gray | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

The way tech is influencing cars is nothing short of fascinating. In the interest of making us all more safe, newer cars have head's up displays, prox...

Distracted Drivers Are Even More Dangerous Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.24.2016 | Science

You probably know that texting while driving isn't safe. But you may not be aware that distracted driving in its many forms is one of the greatest thr...

Making Driving Safe

Stephen G. Cecchetti | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Stephen G. Cecchetti

Unless you are a skydiver or bungee jumper, getting into a car is almost surely the riskiest thing you regularly do. The data bear this out. The Natio...

Intexticated

James A. Roberts | Posted 10.15.2016 | Technology
James A. Roberts

We all know the tell-tale signs.... a hand over the right ear of the driver in front of us, someone driving 50 miles per hour on the Interstate. Or, the slow "lane drift" as the driver in front or beside you slowly creeps into your lane and then corrects his lane tracking before he does it all over again.

Texas Man Trapped Inside His Dream Car Dies Alongside His Dog

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.11.2015 | Crime

A 72-year-old Texas man died alongside his dog on Monday after he reportedly became trapped in his car. James Rogers of Port Arthur was having a mo...

5 Tips After Surviving Minor Car Accidents

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Jonha Revesencio

It brings us to the assumption that a person who's driving since he was a teenager can have as much as 4 minor accidents in his lifetime. Before the mishap occurs - hopefully not - make sure you know all the appropriate course of actions following a minor car accident.

As NRA Meeting Opens in Nashville, Gun Deaths Surpass Vehicle Deaths in Tennessee

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Another year, another NRA annual meeting, which each spring comes with its own set of questions teetering from the merely absurd to the truly grotesque. How will gunmakers continue to up the ante on the militarization that defines the industry today?

Less Fortunate Pirates: Poems From The First Year Without My Father By Bryan Borland

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 06.10.2015 | Books
Michael Ernest Sweet

There is a distinct pleasure in rediscovering a favorite book. There is both familiarity and newness. We read words we've read before, and yet we read...

The Role of Biomechanics in Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 03.29.2015 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

Biomechanists use all pertinent information to determine injury mechanisms, such as in the event of a car accident. Utilizing previous clinical research, the expected recovery time -- and thus, medical expense estimates -- can be determined.

Learning From Adversity in 2014

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.02.2015 | Impact
Lev Raphael

2014 was one of the worst years ever for in many ways. It opened up lots of unpleasant doors, but as the cliché goes, for a writer, everything is material, no matter how awful. Even when we're suffering, part of us is observing the situation and thinking, "This would make a great story."

Ready Or Not, Here Comes Winter Holiday Roadway Congestion

Kari Haugeto | Posted 12.28.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

When should you start prepping the family vehicle for the changing season and gear up for the dreaded winter holiday shopping and road-trip traffic? What kinds of pre-travel checks do you perform? Are they even necessary?

Move Over, Humans: Robocars Are Coming

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

The real risks for robotic cars are the hazards that unpredictable humans create. That is why we will need to get humans out of the drivers' seats.