Mississippi law requires that every person that operates a boat must be properly certified. Boating, like driving, requires a heightened sense of safety for the individual that operates the boat. Attention to safety by boat operators helps to prevent accidents that lead to injury or death to the victims.
There are often many unanswered questions, after a fatal car crash occurs, for the family of the victim, especially when drunk driving is suspected. These questions often center on why the driver, who caused the accident, decided to get behind the wheel after drinking. When afatal accident happens, the impact can be devastating on the victim's family and friends. There are the unexpected expenses associated with emergency medical care, funeral costs, and burial bills and this can leave family members in a difficult situation.
When a person in Corinth is killed in a fatal car crash, it can be a terrible shock to their family. What can be even more difficult to understand is when the person's death was caused by the actions of another driver. A fatal accident can be caused by a number of factors such as texting while driving, drunk driving, reckless driving and even by someone trying to evade capture from law enforcement.
When a young person loses his or her life in a fatal car crash, surviving parents and family members are left to question why such a tragic event has happened. When a loved one has died because of the actions of another person, there at least may be the possibility of holding that negligent party responsible for his or her actions.
Every year, thousands of people are killed and injured in crashes involving vehicles. Often, these accidents are caused by the fault of distracted drivers who just happened to take their attention off of the road at the wrong time. Texting and driving has also influenced the rise of collisions and so it is more important than ever for people to pay attention to the environment around them. When someone is killed or injured in a car accident, whether in Corinth or in some other part of the state, there can be many challenges that face the victims and their families, and their only course of action may be to hold the party at fault financially responsible.
In our last post we reported on how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed new rules regarding engine noise on electric and hybrid vehicles. The Administration was responding to claims that the lack of noise from these vehicles created a hazard to bicyclists and pedestrians who often relied on the sound of a car coming to determine whether it was safe to cross the street.
A week after the football world was shocked by the murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Javon Belcher, another tragedy involving an NFL player has people scratching their heads. Early Saturday morning, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jerry Brown was killed when the car he was riding in (and driven by teammate Josh Brent) struck a curb and crashed near State Highway 114 and Loop 12 in Irving, Texas.