Do not assume car accidents are random and unavoidable. In many cases, the root causes can be identified, and there may be steps you can take to prevent a crash from happening. Much of this just has to do with being aware of risk factors and staying away from high-risk drivers and situations.
In many places, the light signals that tell pedestrians when to use the crosswalk have countdowns alerting them to exactly how long they have left to cross the road.
It's clear from the staggering annual accident statistics that the road simply isn't as safe as most people assume it is. You may feel like serious car accidents only happen to other people, but the reality is that driving is one of the most dangerous forms of transportation. You're taking a serious risk every time you get behind the wheel.
A lawmaker in the state of Maine is calling for technology to help make roads safer, not just in Maine but in neighboring New Hampshire too. The lawmaker, who represents York, cited a recent fatal accident in New Hampshire as the reason for the call for change on the major roadways, including the Maine Turnpike. The lawmaker also mentions a decrease in funding needed for regular tolls and a better impact on the environment.
You've probably heard that texting and driving is dangerous, but what does the law say about it in New Hampshire?
A multi-car crash in Merrimack killed one and sent others to the hospital in the overnight hours Sunday into Monday. The crash resulted in the closure of the F. E. Everett Turnpike for more than four hours as officials investigated the crash. According to authorities, the person killed in the crash was an 18-year-old male who was pronounced dead at the crash site.
Car accidents that make the news headlines usually have at least one serious injury or fatality. Sometimes, they have some component that is so unusual that people will want to know about it. The cases that don't make the news are the ones that are considered run of the mill. The injuries in these can range from bruising to spinal cord or brain injuries.
Getting behind the wheel is a very dangerous task that billions of people partake in each day. There's no guarantee that the other motorists around you will be as safe and observant as you. There's no guarantee that other motorists will drive with little to no distractions. There's also no guarantee that there won't be a drunk driver on the roads at the same time you are. So, what do you do if you spot a drunk driver?
The fall season in New Hampshire is one of the most popular times of year. Tourists flock to the state to enjoy all that nature has to offer. The most popular attraction is the changing of the leaves. The colors are extraordinary but accidents can increase during the fall for various reasons. Here's how you can avoid car accidents in the fall.
The driver of a vehicle that crashed into the doors of a pharmacy in Rochester, New Hampshire, may have had a medical emergency after the accident. An elderly woman who was inside the business was struck by the vehicle.