Posts Tagged: Car Accidents
Honda Motor Co. is one of the most popular automakers in the world. The company sells its vehicles, including the Civic and Accord, to consumers from one side of the globe to the next.
In North America, Honda has a long standing reputation for reliability. Unfortunately, this has come under fire as of late, thanks to its use of Takata air bag inflators.
According to recent reports, American Honda is in the process of recalling approximately 1.39 million vehicles to replace a potentially defective air bag.… Continue Reading
Automakers realize the importance of manufacturing safe vehicles. With the help of advanced technology, these companies have been able to improve in this area with each passing year.
There is nothing automakers can do to prevent all accidents. There will always be times when a person makes the wrong decision on the road, thus leading to an accident that involves one or more vehicle.
Some companies are implementing warning systems in all new vehicles. These are meant to assist with crash avoidance.… Continue Reading
Our mobile society is out and about on Ontario roads every day, rain or shine—or snow. Most drivers are safety-conscious and yet, motor vehicle accidents still happen. Sometimes, they can be caused by someone’s carelessness, distraction or drunk driving. Other times, road conditions are to blame for the car wreck.
Recent reports explain the potential safety issue local drivers may have faced in the past and might continue to face next winter. The Auditor General reportedly found service levels performed by snow removal contractors have declined.… Continue Reading
Ontario residents may be surprised to learn that, over the last 10 years, twice as many men have died in car accidents than women. According to the data, which was released on March 23, more than 2,300 men were killed while approximately 1,140 women died.
The data was taken between 2005 and 2014. The total number of deaths caused by car collisions within this time span was reported to be 3,504 individuals. It was determined that, of all of those who were killed, only 450 motorists were driving safely when they became involved in car accidents.… Continue Reading
Authorities say that two motorcyclists were injured in different crashes on March 13 in Haldimand County. One of the accidents involved only a motorcyclist crashing at the intersection of Regional Road 70 and St. John’s Road in the afternoon. The unidentified driver was hospitalised with non-life-threatening injuries.
In the other crash, a Pontiac heading north on Highway 6 was attempting to make a left-hand turn at First Line Road just as a Harley Davidson heading south on the highway was approaching the intersection.… Continue Reading
Thousands of Ontario residents are killed or injured each year in car accidents, and many of these collisions occur at intersections. While some of these incidents are caused by speeding, distracted or intoxicated drivers, many others occur as a result of motorists being unsure who has the right of way in a given situation.
Even low speed motor vehicle accidents that occur when motorists make mistakes over who has the right of way, can lead to serious injuries, and this is especially true when a cyclist or pedestrian is struck by a passenger vehicle making an unexpected turn.… Continue Reading
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