The force of a car crash and the aftermath of the crash often leave victims feeling sore. In some cases, the damage is much more severe than just a little soreness. Victims of car crashes should consider these eight possible injuries that can occur because of a car crash. Some of these injuries might not appear until after the crash, so be sure to remain vigilant for days and weeks.
Tens of thousands of bicyclists are injured every year in the United States. It's easy to understand why. Like motorcyclists, you don't have any protection from the elements when you're riding a bike.
While physical injuries are often the most obvious injury associated with a car accident, the emotional trauma that a person suffers can be just as devastating and life altering. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one mental health issue that can occur after a car crash. This is a condition that is treatable, but is often misunderstood.
Motorcycle accidents are a major issue in states across the country. In most states, motorcycle accidents are less common in the winter due to a decreased number of motorcyclists on the road. However, because Florida weather is pleasant year-round, motorcycle accidents are also a problem during the winter.
As we head into the holiday season of the year when families do a lot of traveling on the highways, it's important to focus on safety behind the wheel. During the first half of 2016, approximately 18,000 people died on American roadways. This is a massive increase of over 10 percent compared to the first half of 2015, and last year saw similar increases over 2014. Why are fatalities increasing like this?