For many involved in a car accident, this is their first experience dealing with such an incident. There may be injuries to the driver or loved ones and severe property damage. It may seem, as an injured person, that you don't know where to turn. There are certain things that need attending to immediately and other items that can wait.
Almost all roads are open to bicyclists as well as drivers of motor vehicles. The attitude and the law is that operators of motor vehicles need to share the road with bicyclists. Most often, this objective is achieved and no one gets hurt. Unfortunately, this was not the case for a man who was recently struck on his bicycle by a Reno man who was found after fleeing the scene of the accident.
With the rate at which Nevada motorists are involved in car accidents these days, it's a miracle that more people aren't injured or killed. Many car accidents result in damages that can be fully accounted for by means of proving liability of the other motorist involved. If you were in a Reno car accident that put you in the hospital, you may be wondering how to gather compensation for the wrong's made by another driver. There are ways to make your personal injury claim and liability argument seeking compensation stronger in order to achieve that result.
It is illegal for a Reno driver to be behind the wheel while texting and driving. This law was passed for obvious reasons; if you are looking at your phone you are not looking at the road. Distracted driving is not limited to texting and driving, as many Reno drivers know all too well. Distracted driving encompasses several common behaviors that take the attention of the driver away from the road.
Some people aren't aware of the prevalence of fatalities occurring on Nevada roads today. Whether cars are piling up, motorcyclists are being thrown from their bike or trucks wreaking havoc on nearby vehicles, traffic deaths have gotten completely out of control. In the words of the Office of Traffic Safety, there are so many deaths on the roads, "that's sort of an equivalent of a jumbo jet falling out of the sky every week and crashing and killing everyone on board." This is how serious road fatalities have become, and this puts Reno residents, who use these roads, in danger.
Serious car accident injuries happen all the time in Reno, and it is important for people to understand how serious car accident injuries can be.
Multi-vehicle accidents are scary and unpredictable, and can result in many injuries and even deaths. Such a crash happened on Reno's I-580 and it included three vehicles and multiple drivers and passengers. One driver, who was allegedly recklessly driving his Corvette, is under investigation as being responsible for causing the car accident. Luckily, nobody was killed in the crash or the fiery blaze that immediately followed.
Nevada is a big draw for tourists, especially in Las Vegas and Reno. This brings an influx of traffic and people into the city which is great for the economy and many other aspects. One such tourist bus, which was carrying over a dozen people, was traveling on Nevada's I-15 when disaster struck the bus and all of the people riding on it.
After the dizzying effects of a car accident injury, an injured party often has many questions. What happened and who are to blame are high on the list of questions that people involved in the crash usually have after a Reno car accident. You may even be wondering about your actions leading up to the crash and if they hold any weight of responsibility. But even if you are partially responsible for a car accident, you can still receive compensation if another party was also responsible.
Nevada authorities and governing bodies are trying to drive Nevada to zero deaths. While this is a great goal to have, the reality is that hundreds are injured and even killed on Nevada roads each year. A compilation of crash statistics point to some common causes and repercussions for those injured in such a crash. It is clear that the consequences for being involved in a car accident can be quite severe both for an injured person's health and for their finances.