Entries by Chris Cockayne

What To Do If You Hit Black Ice

Black ice can be one of the scariest things you encounter in the wintertime. Sure, lots of snow can be difficult to navigate as well, but it is easy to spot. Black ice is dangerous because it’s next to invisible. The good news is that with a few tips you can protect yourself while you […]

History of Seatbelt Laws

No doubt you’ve heard of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign, aimed to get drivers to buckle up before hitting the road. The reminders, advertisements, and signs have been successful in promoting the use of seat-belt use. Despite being so successful, the truth is that campaigns like these haven’t always been around. It may get […]

Auto Accident Checklist

Whether you’re headed to work, an appointment, or out for a leisurely drive, getting in an auto accident can leave you confused and unsure of what to do next. In some cases, the accident may leave you too injured to even do that! To help you and everyone else on the road it is best […]

Drunk Driving Statistic

While the holidays may be over, that doesn’t mean that being cautions on the road has come to an end too. The fact of the matter is, drunk driving happens all year long and is still prevalent despite more media attention and awareness. Here are a few drunk driving statistics that will hopefully help to […]

Safe Winter Driving Habits

Experiencing a white Christmas (or white anytime during the month of December) is magical from the comfort of your warm home, but it is quite a different experience when you have to drive in it. Your average, everyday driving always has a degree of risk, but when you add the out-of-the-ordinary challenges that come with […]

How To Eliminate Distractions In The Car

Driving distracted is one of the most dangerous things you can do on the road. And while texting and driving is a concern when it comes to drivers and their safety on the road, it’s not the only distraction putting people in harm’s way. There are many different ways to be distracted, which means there […]

Qualities To Look For In A Defense Attorney

Getting help is sometimes a hard thing to ask for. If you’ve been in an accident and have been overwhelmed dealing with insurance companies, the police, and your injuries, you may be thinking it’s time to hire a lawyer. You need someone who will fight for you and help you come out of the situation […]

Common Injuries Caused By Airbags

You hope you never need them — your airbags are tucked away safely in the dash of your car, ready to be deployed should you be involved in a major accident. The only problem is that the device that’s put in place to protect you can also do some damage. Being in a serious accident […]

What To Do After a Car Accident

If you’ve just been in an accident, you’ll probably be feeling overwhelmed, confused, or you may have even been severely injured. Right after an accident is not the time to try to figure out what you need to do first. Instead, make sure you know what to do after a car accident long before you’re […]

5 Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Auto Accident Case

Getting into a auto accident is scary. It can be dangerous, leaving you injured and altered physically so that even the simplest tasks are now impossible. Not only that, but after the initial accident you’ll have to deal with police, lawyers, and paperwork. That’s right, even after your accident the pain can continue as you […]