2022

Most bicyclists know that wearing a helmet is the best way to prevent serious injury in an accident. Bicyclists are among the most vulnerable road users because they are not protected in the event of a collision like motorists. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports more than…

According to AAA, nearly 50 million Americans travel by car for Thanksgiving. Having all these extra vehicles on the road increases the risk of crashes that can lead to life-altering injuries. Below is some vital information to help you stay safe on the roads this holiday season. Thanksgiving Traffic Accident…

According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, a car crash occurs somewhere in the state every 14 minutes. That adds up to a lot of collisions every year, many of which result from careless drivers. But what kind of driver behavior most commonly leads to preventable crashes? Parnall Law…

At Parnall Law, we know a fancy new backpack is more exciting than talking about back-to-school safety. Yet, taking the time to remind your children to be safe as they head back to school may be one of the most critical conversations you have to kick off the new school…

As a prominent sponsor for MADD New Mexico, Bert Parnall of Parnall Law has zero tolerance for drunk driving. Bert is an advocate on behalf of drunk driving victims and their families and wants to bring attention to the dangers of drunk driving in his home state. Here, the Parnall Law…

The deadline for the Parnall Distracted Driving Scholarship is quickly approaching. If you are a high school student who is passionate about the topic of distracted driving and want to try to win one of the top awards, be sure you make your submission by the June 1, 2022 deadline!…

There’s no way to tell if a motorist is driving under the influence of alcohol based on the type of vehicle they drive. However, a new study offers some insight into the types of cars owned by drivers with DUIs on their records.  The study from Insurify looked through a…

2021 Deadliest Year on New Mexico Roads

Recent data reported by KRQE reveals that 2021 was the deadliest year on New Mexico roadways. The overall traffic fatalities increased significantly during the year in comparison to previous years.  Below, we will briefly discuss some of the concerning statistics highlighted by the New Mexico Department of Transportation and how…