St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Driving defensively can keep teens safer on the road

Motor vehicle accidents can cause painful, costly injuries that often require extensive recovery. Teaching young drivers to drive defensively can reduce their risk of accident and injury on the road by being proactive about their safety. Learn to take care…


Foggy mornings and your commute: Staying safe

Driving in fog is dangerous, because you and other drivers may not be able to see far ahead of your vehicle. You know that slowing down can help mitigate your risk of getting into a crash, but did you know…


Spring rides can be particularly dangerous for motorcyclists

With temperatures on the rise and the sun staying out longer every day, you may be eager to get out for a ride on your motorcycle. Perhaps you are one of those intrepid bikers who ride even in the depths…


How to talk to aging parents about giving up driving

Your folks have always been there for you. They helped you learn to ride a bike and taught you how to drive. It is not easy to watch them grow old and lose the capabilities they once had. But as…


It’s time to chat with your kids about teen driving behaviors

When your children reach an age where they can begin to learn to drive, it’s important that you give them the insight they need to make good decisions behind the wheel. Teenagers are exposed to peer pressure and are still…


Aggressive drivers: more dangerous than drunk drivers

You have encountered them occasionally whether on your treks to the supermarket, picking up the kids from swimming class or heading home from work. An aggressive driver is not difficult to spot, so do your best to steer clear of…


When are you most likely to see jackknife accidents?

When you have to drive around large trucks regularly, you may not be sure how safe you really are. You may fear that the driver will lose control or that their trailer will swing into your lane, especially when there…


Rebuilding life after a traumatic car accident

Rarely a day goes by where the St. Louis community does not hear of a devastating motor vehicle accident. However, a life-changing injury does not mean that a person must have a painful and depressing existence. Accident victims may rebuild…


Tips for safe driving through a work zone

As we make our way into early spring, we are likely to see more and more construction zones popping up in communities in and around St. Louis. As these projects either directly include road construction or are immediately adjacent to…


5 foods you must absolutely avoid while behind the wheel

Drivers must worry about their surroundings no matter the circumstances. Often facing poor weather, crowded roads and inexperienced drivers, motorists must work hard to safety navigate city streets and fast-moving highways. Additionally, drivers of all experience levels must avoid dangerous…