For motorcyclists, the left-turn accident is fairly infamous. It's perhaps the most dangerous situation a rider can face on the road.
If you’re a parent, you might have nasty visions some mornings as your child climbs the stairs to board a school bus. The evening news the previous night can be awfully vivid about bus crashes and accidents at bus stops.
You don't remember your car accident. The police officers tell you what they think happened, and your dash cam even shows the moment of impact. It's all strange to you, as if you're seeing it for the first time. You remember getting in your car and starting the engine, but that's it.
Have you ever heard someone say that most car accidents happen because of human error? It's true, and that's why accidents keep happening at such an incredible rate. Manufacturers can make cars themselves safer and lawmakers can pass new regulations, but people are still going to make mistakes and cause crashes. You can't stop that.
Many young adults know about the perils of driving while intoxicated, which may be the reason so many choose to walk home instead of getting behind the wheel. Are there hazards that pedestrians face when they choose to walk home while intoxicated past the legal limit?
You know that drinking and driving is not a wise decision. You know it's dangerous and illegal. If someone asked you during a standard workday, while you were sober, if it was smart to drive drunk, you'd tell them it wasn't.