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Thousands of Alabama Drivers Illegally Pass School Buses Each Day

May 7, 2019
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), illegal bus passing is a major national issue, as there are a significant number of violators, even though passing is illegal in all 50 states. In Alabama, there were 1,390 incidents of cars illegally passing stopped school buses in a single day in 201... read more

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5 Tips for Drivers to Avoid Accidents in Work Zones

April 8, 2019
Today kicks off National Work Zone Awareness Week, which focuses on informing the public about the importance of driving safely and adhering to speed limits. Unfortunately, workers are put in danger when people drive recklessly in work zones, and this behavior can have dangerous consequences. Tragically, an Alabama construc... read more

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What You Need to Do After a Car Accident?

March 21, 2019
When going about your normal day, the last thing you want is to be in a car accident. Unfortunately, car crashes happen every 200 seconds in Alabama, and the likelihood of being involved in an accident in a lifetime is 98%. With these odds, what should you do to prepare yourself if you’re ever in […] Continue Reading

Increase in Alabama Car Accident Fatalities During Spring Break

March 12, 2019
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the number of fatal accidents on Alabama roads more than doubles during college spring break season. This brings the number of fatalities to approximately 30-36, all of which could have been prevented. The increase in accidents during this time is in part because more ... read more

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Did You Know A Car Accident Happens Nearly Every 200 Seconds in Alabama?

January 14, 2019
Attorney Jeff Hunter recently joined NBC 12’s Alabama Live host Tonya Terry to discuss how dangerous it is to drive in Alabama. Jeff explained that nearly every 200 seconds, an accident happens in Alabama. Unfortunately, that is an incredibly high amount of accidents that could have been prevented. You may also be surpris... read more

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How Dangerous is it to Drive in Alabama?

January 7, 2019
You may hear stories about car accidents on the news, or you may have unfortunately been involved in one. But do you know how dangerous it really is to drive in Alabama? We’ve collected the latest data about accidents on Alabama roads and created an infographic which illustrates some startling facts every Alabama driver ... read more

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Why Rejecting Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Could Hurt You

October 18, 2018
Being in a car accident can be a very traumatic and scary experience, especially if you are injured. What can make the experience even more stressful is if you were hit by a driver without insurance or with very little insurance. You’re in a panic, wondering how you can pay for doctor’s visits, afford to […] Continue Reading

What Are Your Rights as an Injured Passenger in Alabama?

October 2, 2018
You may wonder if you are a passenger in a vehicle and the driver is involved in an accident, what are your rights? According to the Alabama Guest Statute, the owner or operator of a vehicle is not responsible for paying for your injuries or damages. The only exceptions are if the passenger paid for […] Continue Reading

Alabama Ranks Third in Nation for Traffic Fatalities Caused by Speeding

July 19, 2018
A new study found that Alabama ranks as the third-highest in the United States for the number of traffic fatalities caused by speeding—behind only South Carolina and New Mexico. According to the study, Alabama reports 6.52 speeding-related deaths each year per 100,000 residents, placing the number of speed-related deaths... read more

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Alabama Has The Second-Highest Teen Driving Fatality Rate in Nation

June 28, 2018
According to a recent study, Alabama ranked as the ninth worst state for teen drivers—based on safety, economic environment and driving laws. Perhaps the most alarming finding from the study is that Alabama has the second-highest fatality rate among teen drivers in the nation. While becoming a driver is an exciting milest... read more

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