Areas to watch out for while driving on April 20

Areas to watch out for while driving on April 20

April 20 has been a controversial holiday for the last couple of decades. Typically, those who celebrate cannabis culture mark the occasion by smoking marijuana around 4:20 p.m. Others use the occasion to get high for the majority of the day. As one of the first states to legalize pot for recreational use, Colorado becomes an especially popular destination around this time of year. Unfortunately, some take their celebrations too far. A study from 2018 reveals that the risk of…

Will in-car cameras reduce privacy or save lives?

Privacy advocates are raising concerns about Volvo’s interior cameras, but the car-maker that stakes its reputation on safety places a higher value of curbing crash-related injury and fatalities.   The Swedish multinational automobile manufacturing company recently announced that models rolling out as early as 2020 will be equipped with in-vehicle cameras that monitor the driver’s behavior. Things such as eye movement, distracted driving, drowsiness, intoxication, and texting while driving will be sharply observed. Drivers who are behaving in an unsafe…

3 medical causes of reckless driving you might not be aware of

Before anyone gets behind the wheel of an automobile, they must be in a suitable condition to drive or risk putting themselves and others at risk. Although exceeding the legal limit of .08 BAC and texting are common causes of reckless driving, medical conditions may also disqualify someone from taking the wheel. If you have been injured by someone who falls into one of the following categories, that driver may have recklessly caused the car accident. Sleep apnea The National…

Do narcissists make bad drivers?

Narcissists are well-known for their self-centered, manipulative behavior, which can negatively affect their job performance, relationships, and — according to recent research — even their driving habits. Aggressive driving accounts for more than half of traffic accidents in the US. Researchers from Ohio State University and the University of Luxembourg wanted to learn more about the link between narcissism and hazardous driving. Prior studies were limited because they only focused on college students. These researchers looked at a broader population: those…

Improper footwear and car accidents

From the use of an electronic device while driving to drug and alcohol intoxication, negligent drivers exhibit many different dangerous behaviors while they are on the road. However, some may cause an accident due to an unexpected problem. For example, someone’s footwear may get in the way of their ability to drive properly, which could cause an accident in various ways. Sadly, these accidents can be extremely devastating regardless of what causes them, and it is crucial for the victims…