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February 2015 Archives

Why bald tires are dangerous

Regular automotive maintenance is necessary for the safe operation of a motor vehicle on the roads of Connecticut. This includes the tires. The wide variety of inclement weather conditions on the highways of this state demand that the tires be well maintained and replaced when necessary.

Connecticut motorcyclists are at risk of accidents

In 2012, over 8 million motorcycles shared the roadways with passenger vehicles. In general, motorcyclists are more likely to be involved in accidents, thus driving with care can play a role in avoiding motorcycle-related incidents and injuries. Motorcycle drivers and their passengers have a higher risk of serious injury when an accident occurs, as the motorcycle does not provide the same protection as a closed vehicle. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates that people on a motorcycle are five times more likely to become injured in an accident than those occupying a closed vehicle.

Shoulder injury after trauma

As several Connecticut residents may know, motor vehicle accidents might cause shoulder injuries that can range from fractures and dislocation to soft tissue injuries. Recovery from some shoulder injuries may take an extended amount of time followed by rehabilitation.

Whiplash injuries after a car accident

People in Connecticut who are involved in car accidents often experience a neck injury called whiplash. Whiplash is a broad term that refers to several different types of injuries that are caused by a sudden movement of a person's head at the impact of a crash. Like a whip, a car accident victim's head moves quickly in one direction and then another.

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