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New Mexico Hit-and-Run Laws

Millions of vehicle accidents occur in the United States each year. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), there were 42,514 deaths as a result of motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2022. Further, many people choose to flee the scene of an accident, classifying the…

What Happens If You Crash on a Test Drive?

Acquiring a new vehicle requires a substantial investment, so people insist on a test drive before making a purchase. Although rare, an accident can occur during a test drive with a vehicle that’s not yet yours. Resolving a car accident that occurred during a test drive is often more complicated…

New Mexico Car Seat Laws 2024

As a parent or guardian, one of your key responsibilities is keeping your child safe while driving. You can protect your child from the risk of injuries by understanding and complying with New Mexico seat belt and car seat laws. According to NHTSA  annual estimates, car seats save at least…

When Is Driving in the Rain Most Dangerous?

Drivers face an increased risk of motor vehicle accidents in rainy weather due to wet roads and reduced visibility. Wet roads may reduce the amount of friction between the tires and surfaces, making it difficult for the driver to control the vehicle. There is also an increased risk of accidents…

What is a No-Zone in Truck Driving?

When sharing the road with large commercial vehicles, such as semi-trucks or tractor-trailers, it’s crucial to understand the concept of “no-zones.” These are areas around a truck where visibility is limited or obstructed for the driver, increasing the risk of accidents and collisions. If you or a loved one have…

How Much is PIP

Personal Injury Protection Insurance When you’re involved in an auto accident, the resulting medical expenses and lost wages can quickly become overwhelming, especially if you’re forced to miss work due to your injuries. That’s where Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance comes in – it’s a type of coverage designed to…

effect on drunk driving accident victims

Depression after DUI Accidents: Understanding the Triggers When someone is involved in a DUI accident, whether as a driver, passenger, or innocent bystander, the trauma of the event can trigger or worsen symptoms of depression. The overwhelming sense of helplessness, fear, and the loss of control experienced during and after…