Month: May 2019

How to Stay Safe While Driving at Night in Utah

Driving while it’s dark outside isn’t just challenging, it can be utterly dangerous. When it is nighttime, the human eye has a decreased aptitude for discerning depth perception, color, and employing peripheral vision. Even the most expensive, top of the line headlights, with their high beams in use, only light up the roadway roughly 300 to 400 feet in front of your vehicle. Other hazards can festoon our roads at nighttime: drowsy drivers, intoxicated drivers, …

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Utah’s Comparative Negligence Law

Utah has a comparative negligence law in place that has a 50 percent fault bar.  This means that if you are at least half at fault, you will not retain anything from the accident.  If you are at less than half at fault, you will receive a partial damage award. Examples of comparative negligence are driver A is making a left-hand turn, but hits driver B, who is going 15 miles over the speed limit. …

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Bicycle Safety Tips

With the weather warming up soon, people will begin to emerge from their houses to get outside and get some much needed fresh air and exercise.  One amazing way to do both is to ride a bike. Bike riding serves many purposes, such as spending time with family and friends, exercising, and transportation.   While riding a bike may seem like an everyday activity, everyone who gets on a bike should make sure that they …

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Cedar City, UT – Failure to Yield Causes Accident on Main Street

Cedar City, UT (May 08, 2019) – A car accident took place on Wednesday, May 8th that affected both the northbound and southbound lanes of traffic. The accident is reported to have occurred just before 2:00 in the afternoon. Officers from the Cedar City Police Department along with other emergency responders arrived at the scene of an accident that involved a Jeep and a passenger vehicle that had collided in the middle of a busy …

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