Frequent topics discussed in our Seattle Car Accident Attorneys Blog include new studies and motor vehicle features designed to lessen the risks of dangerous car accidents. Various research projects have made way for numerous safety features to be added to cars in the past several years, and a recent New York Times report delved into just how these studies are performed.
Car accidents are caused by a number of things in the Seattle area. Among common reasons are driver negligence, including driving impaired or driving distracted, as well as external factors like road conditions or weather. Another driving mistake that results in car accidents is accidentally hitting the gas instead of the brake pedal.
As April 17 keeps creeping closer and closer, many Seattle residents may be busily finishing up their taxes before the filing deadline. Those who are planning on dropping off their taxes at the last possible second may want to rethink their plans. According to a new study, fatal car accidents spike on the date of the tax deadline.
Seattle residents may be disappointed to hear that the nation's truck drivers, train engineers and even pilots are not getting enough sleep, according to a study recently released by the National Sleep Foundation.
On Oct. 16, a Seattle University pitcher tragically died following a car accident in Idaho. It is not yet known what led to the car accident, but police have ruled out alcohol as a factor. The 22-year-old student had transferred to the school in the fall of 2010 after attending Spokane Falls Community College.
The Seattle PI reports that two people were killed this morning in a multi-vehicle crash on I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass. The collision involved three semi trucks and two other cars.