Blog - car accident

  • 01 Nov 2018
    Drowsy Driving: At What Point Does Sleep Deprivation Make Your Driving Suffer?
    Drowsy Driving: At What Point Does Sleep Deprivation Make Your Driving Suffer?  Few people would ever admit to drunk driving, but many would have no problem confessing to driving while drowsy. Make no mistake, though: drowsy driving is dangerous. Drowsy driving was responsible for approximately 72,000
  • 27 Sep 2018
    Dangers of Being a Teen Driver
    Car accidents are the number one cause of death in teen drivers Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death for U.S. teen drivers, even though they drive less than all motorists but the extremely elderly. According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, those teen drivers at highest risk
  • 13 Sep 2018
    Are Teslas and other Electric Vehicles Safer than Gas-Powered Cars?
    Electric Car Safety - Are Teslas and other Electric Vehicles Safer than Gas-Powered Cars? Electric vehicles (EVs) are making slow but steady inroads into the American fleet population. 2016 to 2017 saw sales jumping by 45 percent alone. But because of several high-profile fires in Teslas and other
  • 16 Aug 2018
    Eliminating Traffic Fatalities: Lessons from Sweden
    Eliminating Traffic Fatalities, Lessons from Sweden As a Phoenix personal injury lawyer, I wonder if Phoenix can improve its traffic accident rates by focusing on the design of its roads rather than trying to change human behavior? Swedish traffic safety experts indicate that it’s possible. In 1997, Swed
  • 27 Jul 2018
    Driving Safely in Arizona’s Monsoon Season
    Driver Safety: What you need to know during Arizona’s monsoon season Arizona drivers beware: Monsoon season is well underway and driver safety should be top of mind. A monsoon is a large-scale change in weather pattern characterized by thunder, lightning, heavy rainfall, flash floods, high winds, dus
  • 22 Jul 2018
    Rental Car Accident: What You Need to Know About Insurance
    Rental Car Accident: What You Need to Know About Insurance Summertime is here, and for many of us that means road trip! If you’re using a rental car, for peace of mind, you’ll want reassurance that you’re going to be fully covered by insurance in the event of a rental car accident. But wi
  • 05 Jul 2018
    What to Do After an Out-of-State Car Accident
    What to Do After an Out-of-State Car Accident The Phoenix car crash lawyers at Zanes Law know that an out-of-state car accident can bring double the stress of an accident that was closer to home.  It can mean having to take your car somewhere unfamiliar for repairs or dealing with another motorist who l
  • 14 Jun 2018
    Crash-Prevention Technology Makes a Difference in Reducing Car Crashes.
    Study Suggests Crash-Prevention Technology Can Make a Big Difference in Reducing Car Crashes For your next car, should you buy one with driver-assist technology? Or is it just all hype? According to an Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) study, it’s definitely notmere hype and certain techno
  • 01 Jun 2018
    Heatwaves and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Extremely Hot Weather is Associated with an Increased Risk of a Car Crash
    Car Crash Risks & HeatwavesExtremely Hot Weather is Associated with an Increased Risk of a Car Crash As temperatures rise in Phoenix, your risk of a car crash may increase as well.  That is what Spanish researchers found. In a 2015 study,risk of motor vehicle accidents increased on heat wave days.
  • 23 May 2018
    How Installing a Car Seat Improperly Can Lead to Injury
    How Installing a Car Seat Improperly Can Lead to Injury As a personal injury lawyer in Phoenix I see first hand the injuries that children suffer in car accidents. I also see how instaling a car seat properly can save lives and prevent injuries. Unfortunately, many parents don't put much thought into install
  • 09 May 2018
    Phoenix Injury Lawyer’s Advice on Filing a Car Accident Report
    Filing A Car Accident Report With The Police In Arizona—Dos And Don'ts If you have a car accident in Arizona, it’s important to know what to do and how filing a car accident report with the Arizona police works. Here are some dos and don’ts to keep in mind. (more…)
  • 03 May 2018
    Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Parking Lot Car Accidents
    Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Parking Lot Car Accidents Astonishingly, one in every five car accidents takes place in a parking lot. Of all car accident insurance claims, 14% are parking lot car accidents. (more…)
  • 27 Apr 2018
    Avoiding Phoenix Car Accidents By Turning Your Cell Phone Off
    A Phoenix Car Accident Lawyer's Input on Avoiding Car Accidents and Hands-free Cell Phone Usage Everyday in Phoenix there are hundreds of car accidents.  So let's focus on avoiding car accidents in the cell phone age.  Most of us accept the idea that it’s safer to chat on a hands-free device
  • 09 Feb 2018
    Phoenix car accident prevention and two new auto technologies
    Phoenix car accident lawyers discuss technology and Phoenix car accident prevention Two amazing developments that can revolutionize auto safety are now having a significant impact on both the auto industry and on Phoenix car accident prevention. Technologies that seemed far-fetched or prohibitively expensive
  • 01 Feb 2018
    GM’s Autonomous Self-Driving Cars are on their Way
    Phoenix personal injury lawyer's thoughts on sharing the road with autonomous self-driving cars While the flying cars depicted in The Jetsons may be a project for the next generation, the advent of GM’s autonomous self-driving cars, slated for release in 2019, has made autonomous automobiles a reality.
  • 04 Jan 2018
    Phoenix Accident Lawyer Reviews The Four Biggest Auto Accident Stories of 2017
    Zanes Law Phoenix accident lawyer discusses the major accident stories of 2017. Each year, millions of Americans are involved in auto accidents, but few of these crashes make national news. With 2017 in our collective rear view mirror, as a Phoenix auto accident lawyer I think that it is important to reflect
  • 21 Dec 2017
    Tucson Car Accident Attorney’s Six Tips For The Busiest Travel Days Of the Year
    Tucson Car Accident Attorney's Six Tips For Safe Holiday Driving The AAA reports that traffic increased by 54 percent during Thanksgiving week in 2016, making these days some of the busiest travel days of the year. If you decide to hit the road during high-traffic days, consider these Tucson car accident att
  • 26 Oct 2017
    Intersection Car Accidents: Statistics, Causes and Possible Solutions
    Intersection Car Accidents: Statistics, Causes and Possible Solutions While many intersection car accidents occur in metro areas where high-density neighborhoods, numerous businesses and pedestrian traffic converge, any intersection can be dangerous. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administratio
  • 12 Oct 2017
    Causes of Tire Defect Car Accidents
    Causes of Tire Defect Car Accidents Every year, 33,000 tire defect car crashes injure 19,000 people reports the National Transportation Safety Board. Protect yourself and others on the road by becoming aware of common tire defects that can affect your safety. (more…)
  • 22 Sep 2017
    Fear of Driving After Car Accidents? Tune into These 5 Podcasts
    Fear of Driving After Car Accidents? Tune into These 5 Podcasts Car accidents are singularly terrifying events. Even months or years after you’ve recovered from physical injuries, the mental scars can endure. Why is that? And why are you so afraid of driving, when other crash victims don’t see
  • 09 Jun 2017
    Top Seven Causes of Car Accidents And How You Can Prevent Them
    Top Seven Causes of Car Accidents And How You Can Prevent Them Car accidents happen every single day.  Although many accidents are minor, we must all be aware that thousands of lives are taken every year in tragic car crashes.  Even if you are a safe driver and follow all the traffic laws, there will alway
  • 26 May 2017
    Top Five Mistakes People Make After Being In A Car Accident
    Top Five Mistakes People Make After Being In A Car Accident It’s bad enough that you were in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, and now you have to deal with all of the hassles that follow.  Dealing with the insurance company, both your and the other drivers, is a hassle!  In fact, most people do
  • 24 Feb 2017
    TOP 4 CAR SAFETY DEVICES FOR 2017
    TOP 4 CAR SAFETY DEVICES FOR 2017 Are you currently in the market for a new car? If the answer is yes, then you must consider the car safety devices available and buy one with an active safety system that will help you avoid or mitigate a crash. At least this is the advice that I am going to give you as a
  • 08 Dec 2016
    7 Steps to Follow When Involved in an Out-of-Town Accident!
     Traveling for the holidays? 7 Steps to Follow When Involved in an Out of Town Car Accident! Getting injured in a out of town car accident is one of the worst things that can happen to you under normal circumstances.  But what if you’re out of state for Christmas vacation when the car
  • 05 Jul 2016
    Tucson Monsoon Safety Tips: Be Prepared!
    Living in Southern Arizona, we have the privilege of enjoying some of the best weather on the planet, but we also endure one of most unique seasons of the year: the monsoon season. From June 15th to September 30th, heavy rain, high winds, and nasty dust storms occasionally interrupt the usual stretch of hot,
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