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Safety Tips For Winter Driving

Mainers know how quickly the weather changes during winter. One minute the sun is shining and the next there's ice and snow. That's why it's important to have your car ready for the cold days and colder nights ahead. From slippery surfaces to heavy storms, being prepared is the first step to being safe. Visit a mechanic...

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Speed-Related Fatal Crashes Spike in Maine During the Holidays

  A Maine Car Accident Lawyer Explains Why Everyone seems to be in a hurry during the holidays. Shopping, parties, errands and traveling to visit family and friends sometimes seem to take precedence over common sense, even when it comes to driving over the speed limit. No matter how safely you drive, you are at...

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Parking Lot Accidents Often Cause Serious Injuries

A Maine car accident lawyer discusses the dangers Car accidents in parking lots happen far more often than many people might realize. Pedestrians, cyclists, other drivers, and passengers often sustain serious injuries due to accidents caused by someone in a parking lot, according to a recent study conducted by the National Safety Council (NSC). According...

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Halloween Safety Tips & How To Avoid an Accident at Night

A Maine car accident lawyer explains how to prevent injury Children look forward to trick-or-treating every Halloween. But it’s also important for children, parents, and drivers to take steps to avoid a car accident involving children or adults walking at night on Halloween. Statistically, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car...

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Drive Safely This Fall With These Tips

As fall foliage reaches its annual peak, Mainers quickly find themselves remembering cool mornings, damp air, and decreased daylight – all of which can impact driving conditions. Preparing for the changing seasons not only helps keep you and your loved ones safe on the road this fall, it also helps get you ready for the...

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Facial Injuries Can Have a Big Impact on Crash Victims

A Maine car accident lawyer explains what you should know Facial injuries sustained in car accidents can have serious consequences. Whether you’re dealing with a fractured nose, burns, an open face wound or another type of injury to the face, crash victims often need extensive medical care, treatment, and support. Facial trauma is also very...

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Head-on collision in Belgrade, Maine results in multiple injuries

Two drivers involved in a recent head-on collision in Belgrade, Maine sustained multiple injuries, according to CentralMaine.com. The head-on crash occurred on Route 135 (Manchester Road) near Bartlett Road on June 22, 2021, around 9:30 a.m., when the two vehicles crashed into each other near a sharp curve in the road. Belgrade Fire & Rescue...

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Maine state police honor fallen trooper 2 years after deadly accident

A devastating truck accident can happen at any moment in Maine. What can you do to protect yourself when driving among semis, 18-wheelers, and big rigs? Here's what Mainers need to know. Routine traffic stop leads to tragedy The tragic accident that took the life of Maine State Police Detective Benjamin J. Campbell still resonates with the...

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Maine teen drivers & speeding are a bad mix

  Our car accident lawyers reveal what Mainers need to know When getting behind the wheel of a car, people often underestimate the dangers of speeding — especially younger and inexperienced drivers. Yet in Maine, almost every year, more people die in car accidents caused by speeding than those involving drunk drivers. Some of the people most...

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Bikers are back: It's up to all of us to stay safe

Together, we can take a few simple precautions to ensure that we all "Stay Safe and Arrive Alive" this summer. Motorcycles and bicycles are small and most crashes are due to drivers failing to see a bike. Always check blind spots as riders can be difficult to spot when merging or changing lanes. With only one...

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