An accident last Wednesday morning in Omaha, Nebraska, temporarily closed a highway, sent six people to the hospital and claimed the lives of two children. The accident is still under investigation and details are sketchy, but authorities report that the crash involved four vehicles altogether.
Summer is the time when the weather in Nebraska is most favorable for road construction projects. Therefore, drivers are most likely to encounter construction areas during this time of year. You may regard the modifications to your routine that road construction requires to be a minor annoyance. Nevertheless, work areas on city streets and state highways can also pose a potentially serious hazard.
Residents in Nebraska know that motor vehicle accidents can and do happen. This is one of the reasons that carrying automobile insurance is important so that people can be protected after these events occur. However, most people should be able to trust that other drivers operate their vehicles carefully so as to avoid collisions. Unfortunately, this does not always happen.
Imagine that you were involved in a car accident in Lincoln. You will likely take some comfort in the assumption that the responsible party (and/or their insurance company) will cover your accident expenses. That comfort might soon vanish, however, if you learn that the driver that hit you was using another person's car.
Though it may be difficult to face the prospect of a traffic stop, it is best to comply with authorities' wishes rather than attempt to lead them on a chase. A 27-year-old motorcyclist from Grand Island, Nebraska, appears to have fled from law enforcement attempting to pull him over for speeding very early on a Wednesday morning. However, he ended up suffering irreversibly negative consequences when he collided with another vehicle and lost his life.
Nebraskan residents like you who have been involved in a car crash may have ended up with various injuries. While damage done to the head and neck are popularly discussed, injuries to the knees can have an equally significant impact. At McHenry Haszard Law, we will carefully discuss this potential impact and how it may affect your quality of life.
Nebraskan residents like you understand that car crashes can be harmful on more than just a physical level. Financially, they can also be devastating. McHenry Haszard Law takes a look at all of the hardest-hitting expenses that you may face after a crash.
Some Lincoln drivers are comfortable turning right after stopping at a red light. Others are not so sure that it is legal. What is the answer? Would a driver end up in legal hot water if that driver turned right on red? According to Nebraska law, there is no problem with making right turns at a red light, provided the driver follows through on certain actions.
Nebraskan residents understand that distracted driving is a huge problem that results in many crashes and other issues on the road. But just how many actions can be considered distracted driving beyond those that are the most well-documented and publicized?
Conscientious Nebraska drivers routinely – and thankfully – negotiate their way through traffic on state streets and highways with full attention on the task.