There is really no other explanation. Children killed or injured as they board or depart a school bus is usually caused by a negligent driver. The operator of a motor vehicle is too busy checking her cell phone or in other cases, the driver is going too fast or is impaired by alcohol or another…

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Many would think that summertime would be the highest time for deaths on the highways nationally. Indeed, it is one of the most dangerous times of the year, due to the large numbers of people traveling to vacation destinations. It also makes sense that weekends are deadlier than weekdays due to several factors, such as…

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It is one of the most unimaginable tragedies for any parent.  In late February, a two-year-old Greenwood, Indiana, girl died after her mother accidently backed over her in the family driveway.  The child was playing in the front yard when she darted into the path of the car. Normally, most injuries to kids occur during…

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Most commercial truckers are good and responsible people, driving thousands of miles a year, safely picking up and delivering everything from food, to fuel, to furniture.   They contribute to our economy and, like us, have families and coach their kids in soccer and baseball. However, like is the case in any line of work, there…

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Some people call them ice missiles.   You’re driving down I-65 amidst the normal busy caravan of semi-trailer trucks.  Suddenly, an avalanche of ice and snow slides off the roof of the vehicle and onto your windshield, blinding you.  Even for a few seconds, it’s enough to cause a crash. Many feel there should be a…

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Now, a product designed to keep you safe in your car or truck, is proving to be potentially dangerous for millions. If you haven’t heard this on the national and local news, read about it now. This is all about the largest airbag recall in U.S. history; one that has already caused dozens of injuries…

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This is is the time of year when motorists hit the highways in heavy numbers because of vacations and other activities.  It follows that this is also the deadliest time. According to preliminary figures just out this month from the National Safety Council (NSC), traffic fatalities increased nationally by a shocking 7% in 2015 as compared with…

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Already in this New Year, we’re hearing about many tragic accidents involving big trucks in our region – and already some fatalities.   If a big truck hits your vehicle, you are usually the loser considering the monster size and weight of an 18-wheeler versus a passenger car or motorcycle. The statistics are a bit staggering…

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