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Fatalities in Car Crashes Involving Teenagers Increased by 10 Percent

For the first time since 2006, there has been an increase in the number of fatalities in car crashes involving teenage drivers, according to a new study from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Those who have been injured in a collision… Read More

Road to Zero Coalition Aims to End All Traffic Fatalities in 30 Years

Traffic fatalities have been on the rise in the past 18 months. In 2015, the U.S. saw the largest year-over-year increase in car accident deaths in 50 years, while traffic deaths in the first half of this year were nine percent higher than in the first… Read More

Two Teenage Drivers Seriously Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash

A four-car collision on Thursday afternoon in St. Joseph County left one 17-year-old driver with serious injuries and another in critical condition at Memorial Hospital. One of the teenagers was in a Chevrolet Suburban while the other was in a Mercedes… Read More

One Dead, Another Injured After Car Veers Off Road and Hits Tree

A single-vehicle crash on Monday night in LaPorte County left the 21-year-old driver dead and the 20-year-old passenger injured. The driver was traveling on County Road 1000 N close to County Road 125 E when he lost control of his 2006 Mazda, veered… Read More

Distracted Driving Deaths Increased from 2014 to 2015

Last year saw the largest increase in annual traffic deaths in the past 50 years as a total of 35,092 lives were lost, a 7.2 percent increase over 2014. If you or a family member have been in injured in a car accident contact one of our South Bend personal… Read More

State Police Release Results of “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

Indiana State Police made 53 criminal arrests, 13 felony arrests and issued over 1,000 traffic citations during the 2016 "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign, which ran from Aug. 21 to Sept. 5. Throughout the campaign, state police also did the… Read More

Road Debris Crashes Increased by 40 Percent Since 2001

Road debris is a growing threat to your safety out on the road, according to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The study reveals that there were more than 200,000 road debris car accidents from 2011 to 2014, resulting in 39,000… Read More

Drowsy Driving Led to 5,000 Fatal Car Accidents in 2015

Drowsy driving causes approximately 328,000 car accidents every year and led to 5,000 deaths in 2015, according to “Wake Up Call! Understanding Drowsy Driving and What States Can Do," a new study from the Governors Highway Safety Organization (GHSO). Despite… Read More

Many Teenagers Do Not See Danger of Using Smartphones While Driving

Every day, distracted driving causes eight deaths and 1,000 injuries, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, new research suggests that we have a long way to go to convince teenage drivers to stop using their… Read More

Data Shows Many Teenage Driver Accidents Occur at Night

One-third of fatal car accidents involving teenage drivers take place at night and 57 percent happen prior to midnight, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A total of 49 states restrict nighttime driving by… Read More