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Tackling road rage-the worst form of aggressive driving

Aggressive driving is a common problem across the United States, including Connecticut. Unfortunately, the worst form of aggressive driving-road rage-is too common and has too many negative consequences, including accidents that injure and killed, that it cannot be ignored by legislators and law enforcement authorities. For this reason, Connecticut stresses how both newer and older more experienced drivers can avoid it.

Five injured in early morning two-car crash on I-91

As most Connecticut residents can imagine, seeing a loved one severely injured in an accident involving a motor vehicle is among the worst traumas a family can endure. When the facts of an accident show that a negligent driver was responsible, many of those injured may be understandably angry. Fortunately, some instances of negligence are punishable criminal offenses, and almost all instances of negligence can lead to civil litigation.

Seasoned car accident attorneys understand the right processes

Car accidents can cause immense pain and suffering to a Connecticut victim and his or her family. Although departments of transportation and police conduct road awareness safety campaigns, it seems car accidents cannot be averted. If you are in a car accident, you need to talk to a reliable and seasoned attorney who can lay out the options available to seek justice and compensation.

Pedestrian heading to work struck, killed by car in Connecticut

Car accidents on Connecticut roads are not uncommon, just as they are common in other parts of the United States. While some of those accidents only result in injuries, there are a significant number of car crashes that result in fatalities. Whatever the result of an accident, a car accident victim, as well as the victim's family members, have to face a number of emotional and financial difficulties. In the event of a fatal accident, the problems are numerous.

Fatal accidents cost Connecticut a staggering $263 million

A recent study in Connecticut has shown that there has been a sharp rise in the cost of deaths from car accidents. Although the state police and transportation departments conduct road safety campaigns regularly, there has been no reduction in the number of accidents.

What are a Connecticut driver's duties after a car accident?

Every Connecticut car driver is required by law to adhere to certain rules and regulations when involved in a crash. These are duties and obligations that may attract penalties if ignored. An automobile driver is required to stop the person's car at the site of the crash or as close to the site as possible, such as the side of the road to avoid blocking traffic.

Car accident laws in Connecticut: DUI hit and run cases

It is required by Connecticut laws that when there is an accident, motor vehicle drivers involved in it must immediately stop at or near the scene of the crash. If the person has left the scene of the crash, he or she is required to return to the site as soon as possible.

Two-car accident sends two to hospital in Connecticut

A two-car crash in Connecticut recently injured two people, requiring both to go to a local hospital. According to reports, the head-on collision happened in Goshen, Connecticut, an hour after noon and was captured by CCTV cameras in nearby businesses. While one of the victims was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Torrington, the other had to be airlifted to a medical facility in Hartford after being extricated from his vehicle.

Connecticut car accident suspect charged, surrenders

Anyone living in New Haven, Connecticut, is probably aware of how frequently car accidents occur. While there are laws in place to catch drivers disobeying road regulations, there are many cases in which the negligence of one person causes a great deal of harm and grief to others. Sadly, even witnessing or reading about a car crash does not always convey the seriousness of the mistake committed by the driver responsible for the tragic accident.

Driver strikes, injures university student in Connecticut

An auto accident not only causes physical pain and suffering to a victim injured in the crash but also gives rise to a fresh set of challenges related to work, education, and in some cases, even normal day-to-day activities. While a worker can lose wages due to absences from work, a student may miss important lectures or miss submission deadlines severely affecting grades and in the process, the future prospects of that student.

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