The Mississippi Department of Transportation is warning drivers to take extra precautions to avoid deer-vehicle collisions. White-tailed deer are more active and visible on the roadways this time of year, as the temperatures get colder, the days get shorter and rutting season begins.
The number of traffic deaths in the United States increased a whopping 10.4 percent in the first six months of 2016 in comparison to the first six months of 2015. Experts believe that the number of traffic deaths will continue to rise steadily if nothing is done.
Many of us have been in the situation where we are driving down the road and see a pedestrian trying to cross. Should we stop and let the person cross? What if the other driver doesn't stop and we put the pedestrian in harm's way? Does the pedestrian ever have the right-of-way?
Car accidents are common, but that doesn't make them any less scary or stressful. That's why most people feel frazzled and have trouble thinking clearly in the seconds, minutes and hours following a car wreck. Unfortunately, this can lead to mistakes that end up costing individuals a lot of money.