Category: Car Accidents

4 snowmobiling safety tips

As the winter weather tends to worsen motor vehicle traction and affect the driver’s visibility, it is vital for individuals to be extra aware of their surroundings when traveling during this season. As the snow falls and creates slippery surfaces,

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Newly released car accident data reveals current trends

There are many things that can go wrong on the streets and highways of New Brunswick, and it seems the chances of a car accident occurring on any particular day are less random than one might assume. Some recently unveiled statistics have

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Texting and driving is a preventable cause of accidents

The hazards of texting and driving are pretty well known. Texting, or using your phone for any reason why you drive, can cause you to become distracted. Even a mere second of inattention can lead to an accident. Those accidents

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Fight back if you were in an accident

We recently discussed the accident that killed a beloved chef in New Brunswick. That story is one that highlights the need for all drivers to drive in a safe manner. When drivers don’t practice safe driving or disobey the traffic

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Injured in a public transit accident – Am I liable?

Although less frequent than car accidents, Canadians are injured in bus and train accidents every year. If you suffer from injuries following a public transit accident, you may be wondering if you are liable or not and what your options

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Multiple-accident intersection has community concerned

Residents of Salisbury want the intersection of Route 112 and Homestead Road redesigned. The scene of a triple fatality accident back in April, the community wants something done to make the intersection safer. The rumble strips were removed in this

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What are the signs of drowsy driving?

Drowsy driving causes around one in every six accidents that takes place today, according to 2015 data. Understanding this risk is the first step to reducing the chance of it affecting you and the people you love; avoiding accidents means

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Driving while impaired leads to tragic drowning death

A Fredericton area man is facing a new set of charges after making his first court appearance related to fatal single-vehicle automobile accident. The man was driving a vehicle while allegedly impaired on the morning of June 10, when he

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Safety rules of roundabouts are very important

Roundabouts are alternatives to four-way stops that help to keep traffic moving. It is crucial that all drivers know how to safely maneuver through these circular traffic areas because any driver who doesn’t follow the rules of the roundabouts can

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New Brunswick man dies in a single-vehicle crash

A 28-year-old man from Hunters Home was killed Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Route 112. RCMP believes that speeding and alcohol were contributing factors in the accident. Police also said it doesn’t appear the victim was wearing a

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Jaws of life used in Moncton accident

On Thursday morning, April 28th 2016, a head-on collision between a car and an SUV on Moncton’s West Main sent all three occupants to hospital. It seems like the 35-year-old SUV driver made a left hand turn into an oncoming

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Take action after a distracted driving accident leads to injury

In our previous blog post, we discussed how important it is for all Canadians to take a stance against distracted driving. The truth of the matter is that distracted driving accidents can claim lives and lead to serious injuries. If

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New Brunswick man killed in motocross crash

Last week, a motocross-type vehicle collided with an SUV coming in the opposite direction in Saint-Isidore, in the Acadian Peninsula. Unfortunately, the 29-year-old motocross driver died at the scene. RCMP are still investigating, but it seems like he was trying

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Canadians must take a stand against distracted driving

Distracted driving is a huge problem in British Columbia despite the laws that have been passed that make distracted driving illegal. Over the past decade, traffic deaths related to distracted driving have increased 26 percent. Currently, electronic devices are one

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Three killed and three injured in Salisbury crash

On Monday, three people were killed and three others seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Salisbury, NB. Although the crash is still under investigation, it seems that many residence of the area agree that the intersection where the accident

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