Posts tagged "Motor Vehicle Accidents"

Pursuit leads to death of Nebraska motorcyclist

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. 

How can a knee injury interrupt your 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.

When you are allowed to turn right on a red light

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.

Can you escape a becoming part of a pileup?

While there are inherent risks anytime you get into your vehicle and venture out on the roads of Nebraska, traveling in inclement weather undoubtedly increases your risks. Understanding what precautions to take to prevent hazards from turning into unnecessary dangers is imperative to your ability to stay safe. Your knowledge can give you more confidence, help you make wiser decisions and help you to encourage others to do the same. 

Can you prevent backover accidents?

When you get ready to run errands in Nebraska, you may not think that your vehicle will be the one to harm your child. However, you may easily back over your child with your car if you do not know your son or daughter is behind the vehicle. With the proper precautions, you can ensure this kind of incident does not occur to your family.

Know the facts about distracted driving

Many Nebraska residents may see no harm in answering a text message while they're stopped a traffic light or making a quick phone call as they drive. However, it is important for drivers to understand that these actions can jeopardize their safety on the road. Making phone calls and sending text messages are both forms of distracted driving and this behavior can be dangerous for drivers.

Interstate crash caused by snow kills 71-year-old Nebraska man

With extreme weather and busy roads throughout the state of Nebraska, drivers should always drive defensively and be on the lookout for potential hazards. Unfortunately, there are times when drivers and passengers do their best to avoid an accident and through no fault of their own, the worst happens.

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