Car Accident Vehicle Types

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Car Accident Vehicle Types 2018-01-25T21:43:22+00:00

Car Accidents: By far the most common motor vehicle accident is one car hitting another. These can be as harmless as a parking lot fender bender, but also claim more lives annually than strokes, diabetes, or Alzheimer’s disease. Learn about common types of car accidents and what to do if you’ve been in one.  Learn More

What Are Common Car Accident Injuries?

Truck Accidents: Due to the sheer size and weight of semi-trucks, coupled with the fact that most truck accidents tend to take place on highways where everyone is driving fast, truck accidents can be among the most damaging. As a result, commercial truck drivers need to meet special licensing requirements and carry additional insurance policies to drivers of standard cars.  Learn More

Motorcycle Accidents: Motorcycle drivers and their passengers are the most vulnerable motorists on the road. What would be a simple fender bender in a two car crash, can be deadly when there is a motorcycle involved. If the motorcyclist is lucky enough to survive the accident, the risk of serious and permanent injury is much greater than most other motor vehicle accidents.  Learn More

Boat Accidents: While not technically a car accident, boating accidents are fairly common and fall under the same laws as do car, truck, and motorcycle accidents. In addition, due to the recreational nature of boating, there tend to be a higher percentage of boat accidents that involve drunk motorists.  Learn More

Multi Vehicle Accident: Sometimes known as a “x car pile up”, multi vehicle accidents typically occur when two cars collide, then stop or get pushed into other cars. On highways and busy roads, multi vehicle accidents can be deadly and cause thousands of dollars in property damage.  Learn More

Public Transportation Accidents: When someone is injured in an accident on a public bus, train, or subway, personal injury laws in that state apply. Sometimes the fault is on the driver of the bus or train, and others it’s another driver on the road who is responsible for the damages.  Learn More

Bicycle Accident/Cyclist Hit By Car: Similar to motorcycle accidents, cyclists are incredibly vulnerable and unprotected when they are hit by a car. Even with top of the line helmets and safety gear, with over 5000 deaths and 70,000 injuries to cyclists & pedestrians hit by cars, according to the CDC.  Learn More