In what seems like a typical occurrence these days, another study has come out suggesting that distracted driving is the force behind an otherwise inexplicable increase in the number of traffic fatalities over the last several years. The reason this increase is otherwise hard to explain is that cars have never been equipped with so many, or so advanced, technology designed to keep motorists safe.
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, has been better understood in the mental health and medical community over the past several decades. While it used to be seen as a condition affecting combat veterans, experts now understand that the condition can develop in anyone who has experienced trauma, even second-hand.
You need to be careful of what you post online after a car accident. While one woman discovered she could post a review of her eyeliner after a car accident and receive social media fame, in general, it is best to post as little as possible until the insurance claim is final.
As a previous post discussed, sometimes the victim of pedestrian accident, or a deceased victim's family, may not be able to locate the driver who hit the victim.
One person died in a recent fatal car accident in the greater Portland area along Highway 224. The car accident, which happened during the dinner hour, occurred at an intersection and involved an SUV and a motorcycle.