One potential problem, in the early days of Uber and similar services, was that drivers could set their own hours. This was an advantage in many ways, but what if it meant that the drivers were not safe?
Posts tagged "Car Accidents"
A woman who was visiting Iowa passed away in a car accident on a Sunday morning when another driver allegedly ran a stop sign and hit the vehicle in which she was riding.
Two people in Iowa passed away in an accident between a motorcycle and a passenger car. Reportedly, a motorcycle was driving down Martin Luther King Dr., which is in Waterloo. It was going south. The intersection between Martin Luther King Dr. and Mobile Street was ahead of the bike.
Car accidents occur everywhere, but they are not treated the same in every city. It is important to know the laws and the requirements surrounding a car accident wherever you live. For those who live in Des Moines, this blog post provides some basic accident information to keep you up-to-date.
It seems difficult to believe, but a person involved in a car accident could be injured and not realize it right away. This is the number one reason why you should always seek a medical opinion after any car accident -- even a minor fender bender. It is also a great idea to follow up with your health care provider within a few days of the accident just to see if any injury has started to manifest.
Car accidents are always concerning because they have such a capacity for causing severe injuries or death. Hit and run car accidents are especially devastating, because they show how little regard some people have for the safety of others.
Most motorists in the state of Iowa and elsewhere in the nation take care to keep their car insurance payments on time and up-to-date. This provides motorists with a feeling of security if they are ever involved in a car accident. After all, you have fulfilled your end of your insurance contract by making your payments on time. Logically, you have no reason to expect that your insurer will not give you the same fair treatment.
It would be inaccurate to say that there is a single, foolproof way to avoid car accidents whether they are negligent or not. Even when you always practice safe driving and comply with all the rules of the road, another motorist could crash into your vehicle. Another way to look at the situation is to acknowledge that you can never have control over another person's driving behaviors.
Inclement winter weather occurs frequently in the state of Iowa. Snow is often a factor and it can have a negative effect on road safety, especially if motorists fail to exercise due caution. Snowy conditions like the recent storm that occurred over the winter holidays wreak havoc on the state's roadways. Police officials have a word of advice for you all: Slow down during stormy conditions.
Getting behind the wheel in Iowa is a dangerous task that millions of people take part in each day. No one wants to fear for their life each day. Driving is so second nature to people that fear disappears not long after gaining some experience. This is what makes people let their guards down when behind the wheel. So, how does one spot aggressive drivers in Des Moines?