This is Part 1 in a 2 part series concerning the history of railroad crossing incidents in Arkansas. It encompasses all types of incidents and considers numerous factors from 1975 to the present.
Driverless cars are looking more and more like they will become commonplace soon. Several auto-manufacturers have already started to create their own models and testing is underway. It is still a new area with very little regulation though, which raises some interesting and unanswered questions.
I'm involved in a personal injury case. I may be at fault. Does this prevent me from recovery? Does it matter how much at fault I was versus how much at fault the other person was? Many personal injury cases run into this situation, otherwise known as comparative or contributory negligence.
Correct usage of headlights has the potential to greatly cut down on the amount of car accidents that occur due to poor driver visibility.
A 2003 study by the NHTSA also concluded that in multiple vehicle accidents the motorcyclist was less at fault than the other driver 80% of the time! What this tells us is that bikers traveling around this weekend are most at risk from local drivers and not their own behavior.