Archive for Car Accidents

Drunk Driving: A Closer Look at the Impact

With awareness campaigns ran on radio and TV by the NHTSA, drunk driving statistics are on the way down since 1982 when alcohol-related crashes and fatalities started to be recorded in the U.S. According to the NHTSA, “Every day, almost 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes—that’s one person every 50 minutes in […]

Motorcycle Accidents During Arizona Bike Week

The topic of motorcycle accidents and safety is a hot topic for bikers and their folks. Unfortunately, there is hardly a week without a crash-related death, and hospitals treat injured bikers daily. Moreover, the law does not fully protect bikers suffering from bodily injuries due to another driver’s negligence because such injuries tend to be extensive and costly […]

Arizona Road Deaths Increase

Car accidents are one of the most common causes of injuries and fatalities in the United States. Every year, more than one million people across the country are killed in automobile accidents. In the state of Arizona, recent statistics show that not only are car accidents and crash-related injuries increasing, but deaths due to car […]

Modern Streetcar Leads to Tucson Bicycle Accidents

In a survey conducted by Living Streets Alliance, there were 86 crashes documented in relation to Tucson’s modern streetcar beginning in August 2012. These accidents occurred as Tucson cyclists attempted to ride alongside or cross the newly laid trolley tracks. The company estimates even more Tucson bike crashes along the tracks, as many riders don’t […]

Tucson Cycling 101

As more people become aware of the health and environmental benefits of riding a bike instead of commuting by car, Tucson has set forth initiatives to become a more bike-friendly city. This means that there are more bikers on the road, posing a higher risk for accidents involving pedestrians or drivers sharing the road with […]

Check Out Our New Infographic on the Dangers of Distracted Driving

At any given time of day across America, about 660,000 drivers are using their cell phones to text or talk—distracting drivers and creating unnecessary collisions. NHTSA reports that the number of personal injury victims in distraction-related car crashes has increased dramatically since 2011. Tucson’s personal injury attorneys at The Hameroff Law Firm, P.C. want all […]

Motorcycle Safety for Auto Drivers

Motorcycles can be hard to see, so it is important for drivers to take steps to be more alert so that accidents can be avoided. More than half of all fatal motorcycle accidents are the fault of the vehicle that hit the motorcycle. As a result, it is important to maintain one’s awareness of others […]

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Everyone owns a smartphone these days and the increase in this trend has led to an increase in distractions on the road. Every day, distracted drivers are sending text messages, reading from a smartphone screen, adjusting music, eating, or taking phone calls leading to accidents and fatalities on the road that could have easily been […]

What to Do if You Are in a Car Accident

Every year, more than two million Americans are injured or disabled in car accidents. Whether you have been injured or not, knowing how to handle the moments immediately following an accident can help you remain calm and ensure proper procedures are followed. If you have questions or concerns about an injury sustained in an accident, […]

Tucson’s Most Dangerous Roads

Although any stretch of road has the potential to cause an accident, intersections can be particularly hazardous areas. Whether you are a driver, pedestrian, or bicyclist, it’s important to stay vigilant and always exercise caution when crossing an intersection to avoid an accident or injury. Keep reading to discover some of the busiest—and most dangerous—roads […]