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Car Accidents Archives

The '100 deadliest days for teen driving'

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, car wrecks involving teenagers are expected to increase by 43 percent, according to the Highway Safety division of AAA. This year, there were 39 million people traveling during the Memorial Day weekend. Out in force that weekend? Teenage drivers -- many who are driving while distracted and inexperienced.

Is your teen safe on prom night?

Parents of high school-age teens often feel ambivalent about prom night. The time-honored rite of passage allows their teens to dress up as adults in beautiful clothing and twirl around on the dance floor with their date and friends, but it is also a night that can be fraught with danger.

1 woman seriously hurt in 3-car accident in New Hampshire

Car crashes have the potential to lead to serious injuries and death. Passing into another person's lane could result in a head-on collision, while entering an intersection at the wrong point could cause a serious t-bone accident. No matter what the cause is, no one should have to go through the pain and suffering of an accident.

These tips help you avoid crashes with dangerous drivers

The last sounds you heard were screeching tires and the crunching of metal, and now you have found yourself with a crumpled vehicle with all your airbags deployed. You suffered some injuries, and you were taken for medical care. Now, you need to focus on filing your claim so that you can get the compensation you deserve from the reckless driver.

Man leads police on chase while transporting 4-year-old child

Two New Hampshire state troopers, their K-9 companion and a suspect fell into ice on Milton Three Ponds following an extended chase through the states of Maine and New Hampshire. According to the story from Jan. 27, the suspect had been fleeing from Maine with a child in the back seat of his Chevy 2500 pick-up truck.

Use these tips to stay safe on icy roads

Driving safely when there's ice and snow can be difficult, but with a few tips you can make sure you stay safe on the roads. First, remember that you shouldn't drive at normal speeds on an icy road. When the roads are icy, no vehicle should travel over 45 mph. Even traveling as slow as 10 mph can lead to you sliding off the roads, so slow down.

Staying safe on the roads starts at home

Being prepared for winter is a must-do in New Hampshire; the snow and ice can hit suddenly, and cold, frigid temperatures make it hard to get around without planning. Since there are additional hazards in winter, it's wise to take some time to prepare. For example, before you even leave your home, you should look up the weather conditions for the day. Knowing that a snow storm is rolling in can help you arrange your travels when you're least likely to get caught in it.

2 runners injured in crash involving teenager

Pedestrians are always at risk when they're on or near roads, but drivers need to be careful when they know that others could be on the roads or near them while running, biking or participating in other activities. If a runner or pedestrian is obeying the law and gets hit by a driver, then that driver should be held accountable and cover the expenses of the pedestrian's recovery.

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