It's that time of the year. We've all said goodbye to 2013 and are working to make 2014 even better. With the beginning of a new year comes a time of reflection and improvement. Resolving to quit smoking or to spend more time in the gym is awesome, but we're asking you to make a New Year's resolution that can benefit the entire community -- to be a better driver.
Did you know that in over 90 percent of automobile crashes, these 'accidents' are the result of human error - and therefore it appears we've still got a lot to learn. While there's no such thing as the 'perfect' driver, every motorist could improve an aspect of their driving, whether that's observation, planning, anticipation or hazard management, and in the process reduce their risk of becoming yet another road casualty statistic.
Our Boston car accident lawyers understand that roughly 10 million people are involved in car accidents annually. It's also the leading cause of death for teenagers in America according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There's no denying that car accidents cause needless injury and death, and devastation every year. We're targeting the big three in 2014, asking drivers to be more aware of drunk driving, speeding and distracted driving.