What Are the Child Car Seat Laws in Mississippi?

The car can be a dangerous place for small children if they’re not properly restrained in an age-appropriate safety seat. Mississippi is proof of this fact; more children die in road accidents in Mississippi per year than in any other state, according to 2017 research published in the Journal of Pediatrics. The underlying cause of many of these fatalities is clear – 38 percent of them were not properly buckled up at the time of the crash.

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What If My Pain After a Car Accident Was Delayed?

Mississippi has the highest rate of road accident-related deaths in the United States. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that our state had a traffic fatality rate of 23 per 100,000 in 2016, which breaks down to 690 lives lost. Thousands more victims reported serious injuries, but what happens when a person doesn’t notice the symptoms of an accident-related injury until several hours or days pass?

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4 Defensive Driving Tips to Help You Avoid a Collision This Holiday Season

You have probably heard the term “defensive driving,” but have you ever stopped to think about the kinds of skills it might require? The National Safety Council established the first defensive driving course in 1964, which means nearly all motorists on the road today have had the opportunity to learn about this approach since the day they got their license. But how many have actually enrolled in such a course, and how many know how to apply its principles when behind the wheel?

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How Can You Avoid Pedestrian Accidents?

The simple act of putting on a seat belt is a subtle reminder that riding in a motor vehicle is inherently dangerous, and there is always the chance of getting into a collision. There are no such reminders for pedestrians, though, and as a result, people on foot may rarely think about the potential risks of walking in or near traffic.

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