Car Accidents Archives

Auto-pedestrian car accidents involving SUVs often prove fatal

When it comes to car sales, 60 percent of new cars sold are sport utility vehicles. People in Oklahoma and elsewhere love them for their size, design and capabilities. Unfortunately, it is believed that the increase of SUVs on the road has contributed to the increase in fatal auto-pedestrian car accidents.

Too many car accidents are the result of reckless behavior

It was just another lazy summer day. At the last minute, you decided to take your children to a splash pad on the other side of town, just to get out of the house. Even though the trip was just taking you a few miles from home, during that short car ride you were involved in an accident that left you and your kids injured. The driver who caused the crash was in a rush and showing no care for the others with whom he or she was sharing the road. Too many car accidents in Oklahoma are the result of reckless behavior and too many residents and visitors to the state suffer because of such behavior behind the wheel.

Oklahoma car accidents: Multi-vehicle wreck injures 5

On Sunday, June 17, four vehicles were involved in a wreck in Ringwood. Oklahoma Highway Patrol was called to investigate the crash. It is believed that impaired driving may have contributed to this event. Those individuals injured in car accidents caused by drunk or otherwise impaired drivers may have legal recourse.

Oklahoma car accidents: Hit by an out-of-control driver?

Maintaining control of one's vehicle at all times is a must in order to keep oneself and others safe. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. You may have recently found yourself the victim of an out-of-control driver and suffering a great deal because of it. Did you know, following such car accidents in Oklahoma victims may have legal recourse?

Following car accidents, what damages are recoverable?

Each year, many Oklahoma residents are involved in automobile collisions -- some of whom experience numerous losses. When it happens, one may not be sure what damages are actually recoverable. Financial losses seem pretty obvious, but what about everything else? Following car accidents, there are a lot more losses sustained by victims than those that just affect their pocket books.

Oklahoma car accidents: Hit by a driver who was texting?

You'd think, with all the don't text and drive campaigns out there and the knowledge that texting and driving is dangerous, no one would do it. Unfortunately, people in Oklahoma and all across the country do still text while driving every single day. They believe nothing will really happen to them; they won't get in car accidents. Then you entered the picture.

Oklahoma car accidents: commercial drivers with sleep apnea

Every day, commercial trucks can be seen on roads all over the state of Oklahoma. Good as that may be for a number of reasons, sharing the road with these vehicles can be quite intimidating. Those individuals involved in car accidents with these massive machines are likely to suffer significant injury or worse. If that happens and the truck driver or his or her employer are deemed liable, victims or their surviving family members may have legal recourse. 

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