Why Oklahoma teens need to learn how to drive in construction zones

Starting Nov. 1, Oklahoma teenagers applying for a driver’s license will have a new hurdle to clear: learn how to drive safely in road construction zones. Poor decisions by drivers of all ages continue to put road crews in danger of being killed or seriously injured on the job. People who work just a…

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The 3 main types of distracted driving

Distracted driving is an umbrella term that generally refers to any activities a driver may engage in that can divert their attention away from traffic and the act of driving. Distractions are a major cause of serious car accidents in the United States. In fact, some studies claim that more than 3,000 people lose…

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What is dooring, and how can it be prevented?

Dooring is an accident wherein a vehicle door is suddenly opened into the path of an oncoming cyclist. This unexpected event leaves the cyclist little time to react, potentially leading to severe injuries. As the popularity of cycling continues to rise, particularly in urban settings, understanding dooring and implementing measures to prevent it becomes…

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Top 3 safety tips for driving on busy highways this summer

The summer months often experience an increase in the number of miles traveled and also an increase in the number of serious and fatal collisions that occur. The summer of 2023 has already witnessed a significant uptick in the number of road trips and vacations taken around the United States, which means a lot…

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Many factors contribute to the deadliest crashes in Oklahoma

The modern economy in Oklahoma usually requires individual motor vehicle travel. The vast majority of trips in motor vehicles end without incident, but some of them result in collisions. Some crashes are minor because they occur at lower speeds and involve comparable vehicles. Other collisions are far more extreme. The worst collisions generally involve…

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Is a texting driver the one to blame for an Oklahoma wreck?

The process of establishing who is at fault for a crash is one of the most important early steps taken after a collision. The party responsible will typically provide insurance coverage and they could be at risk of a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit if their  negligence or recklessness caused the collision. In…

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3 options for covering crash costs after a rideshare wreck

Letting someone else drive can give a professional a few more minutes to prepare a presentation on their way to a client’s office or can help someone avoid an impaired driving arrest. There are countless reasons why people in Oklahoma hire a rideshare vehicle to reach a particular destination. The vast majority of those…

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Who pays the costs after a rideshare crash?

Rideshare services are convenient, as they allow people to use an app to obtain local transportation regardless of where they travel. They also make it easy for those with good driving records and modern, well-maintained vehicles to parley their skills and possessions into a viable income stream. Services like Lyft and Uber allow tourists,…

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Which roads experience the deadliest crashes in Oklahoma?

Fatal motor vehicle collisions happen all the time. Oklahoma has seemingly endless miles of open road and plenty of commercial vehicles and distracted drivers traveling the state, which means that collisions are a daily occurrence. No one can eliminate the possibility of a crash, but they can make a concerted effort to reduce their…

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When is the deadliest time to drive in Oklahoma?

Car wrecks, like the people that cause them, are relatively unpredictable. Someone might get drunk at noon on a Tuesday when their relationship ends or try to drive home while violently ill, only to lose control of their vehicle. There is no way of knowing exactly when or where a crash might occur, and…

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