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Pickup truck and semi collide in western Iowa; two dead

Some drivers will often forget that it is a luxury and a privilege to be able to drive. With that in mind, some drivers and passengers will travel in vehicles on a daily basis and forget how dangerous this activity can really be. Even when a driver takes additional precautions and ensures they travel at the correct speeds, a negligent driver on the roadway could collide with the safest of drivers. This could lead to unexpected injuries or even death.

Driver injured after garbage truck crashes into vehicle

Whether in route to work or driving a vehicle for work, drivers in Iowa should be aware of all the potential risks and dangers that are present on the roadway. Even if a driver practices safe driving, a negligent or distracted driver could be the cause of an accident resulting in serious injuries, severe damages and even fatalities. A driver who speeds, fails to yield to other drivers, ignores traffic signs or signals, travels too closely to other vehicles or texts while driving could be the cause of an accident that alters the life of several people.

Report indicates driver was drunk in wrong-way crash

When a loved one dies in an accident, the family and friends of the deceased seek to have some questions answered. Specifically, they want to understand how the accident occurred and why the victim died. In answering these questions, the family members might at least be able to better cope with their loss. Furthermore, if the asnwers to the family's questions reveal that a driver is liable fpr a fatal accident, the loved ones might have a cause of action for wrongful death.

One killed and one injured in Iowa motorcycle accident

Motorcycles are not an uncommon sight on Iowa's roadways. This is most often observed during the warmer summer months because motorcyclists usually avoid traveling on these vehicles when it is cold outside. Not matter the weather or what time of year it is, motorcyclists should take precaution when riding. This is often accomplished by wearing a helmet and protective gear. Even when these are utilized, injuries and death could follow a motorcycle accident. This makes it especially important that other drivers are aware of these small vehicles on the road. Moreover, motorcyclists should practice safe driving such as not speeding, signaling turns and not traveling closely to other vehicles.

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