To legally operate a motorcycle on the roadway in New Jersey, you must get an endorsement on your driver’s license. The designation ensures that you understand the road laws and can safely drive these small vehicles. Getting an endorsement requires going through certain steps. But there are two ways you can do this process. Option […]
How do I get lost wages after an accident?
When you have an auto accident and it was not your fault, you have every right to try to recoup all your losses. That includes asking for payment of wages you lost because you could not work due to the accident or the resulting injuries. The other driver is liable not only for causing the […]
Why is a truck’s weight important?
The weight of vehicles on roadways is important because every road has a weight limit. These limits help keep roads in good shape. Another important aspect of weight is that it impacts the severity of crashes when they occur. Trucks, as the biggest vehicles on the road, have many checks on weight. They also have […]
When Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim in New Jersey?
Wrongful death lawsuits are among the most challenging types of personal injury claims to pursue. Even if a family is dealing with the personal loss and emotional anguish of a loved one’s death, they may be unaware that the law may allow them to collect financial compensation if another party was legally responsible for the […]
The Complete Guide to Car Accidents in New Jersey
An auto accident is usually so jarring and stressful that many people don’t know what to do afterward. Numerous questions arise at once: Where do I go? Whom do I speak to? How do I get my medical bills paid? If you or a loved one has been hurt in a car collision in NJ, […]
Should drivers worry about increasing use of marijuana among truck drivers?
The number of commercial truckers using marijuana in New Jersey and the United States is rising. This is true despite the fact that marijuana use may have a substantial impact on driving ability. Commercial trucks present a threat to everyone they encounter on the roadway simply because of how big and heavy they are. Yet, […]
Who Is Most Vulnerable To Injuries From Falls?
Certain conditions, among them slippery floors, cluttered aisles and potholes, have the potential to cause anyone in New Jersey to fall. Yet, when the person who falls is an older adult, the repercussions may prove far more serious than those faced by younger fall victims. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hip fractures […]
How can a driver’s road rage impact you?
Sharing the road with many different drivers could seem overwhelming at first, especially if you notice someone acting strangely near you. Whether turning onto a highway or traveling along a country back road, angry drivers can cause a crash at any time. Road rage may lead to sudden injuries when a person focuses on one […]
How often teenagers speed and text behind the wheel
New Jersey’s teen motorists are new to state roadways, and they lack the experience that the state’s older drivers have. Experience, alone, heightens crash risks. Yet, so, too, does the fact that many of today’s new drivers are admitting to dangerous driving behaviors that threaten, not only themselves but everyone else they encounter on the […]
Young drivers, devices and distracted driving
If you are the parent of a teen or young adult who drives, it is important to talk to them about distracted driving and make sure they understand how dangerous it is to use a device behind the wheel. Every year, many young drivers find themselves in serious accidents as a result of distractions, and the […]