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Car accidents: Crash involving tractor-trailer injures several

Tractor-trailers, although not as prevalent in Hawaii as in the continental United States, are an economical and convenient way to transport goods and services. However, these huge commercial vehicles present a unique danger to those in smaller passenger vehicles. Due to their massive size, car accidents involving tractor-trailers often end in serious injury or death. A crash on the Big Island involved a tractor-trailer and ended with four people suffering injuries.

Car accidents: Police continue to crack down on drunk driving

Getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle comes with great responsibility and requires attention at all times, especially these days. Driving is a task that is often taken for granted and can be dangerous on crowded Hawaii roadways. Unfortunately, more and more people are choosing to get behind the wheel while intoxicated. Drunk driving is incredibly dangerous, irresponsible, reckless and often leads to car accidents. The fatal consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol have prompted police forces across Hawaii to crack down on intoxicated driving.

Car accidents: Woman seriously injured in Honolulu crash

Honolulu is not only the capital of Hawaii, it is the most economically diverse and by far the largest city in the state. Activity is abundant nearly 24 hours a day, seven days a week in this bustling city. Overcrowding has become a problem in recent years, and traffic jams have become the norm. This constant congestion has produced greater numbers of car accidents. Unfortunately, serious accidents seem to be happening more and more these days.

Car accidents can turn vacations into tragedies

A vacation is a time of enjoyment, rest and relaxation. Hawaii is a great place to vacation, and in fact, it is one one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Visitors from around the globe flock to this great state to enjoy the warm weather, beautiful beaches and first-class entertainment. No person expects to be involved in a car accident while enjoying themselves on vacation. Unfortunately, car accidents can happen any time and turn a vacation into a tragedy.

Car accidents: Lawmakers want tougher laws to fight drunk driving

Despite increased police presence and numerous public awareness campaigns, drunk drivers continue to plague roadways across Hawaii. Driving while under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous and senseless things that motorists can do, causing more and more deadly car accidents every year. Lawmakers in Hawaii are calling for new, more stringent laws against drunk driving in light of a recent deadly crash that killed three people.

Car accidents: Tragic Honolulu crash the result of drunk driving

Unfortunately, driving while under the influence of alcohol continues to be a big problem across the state of Hawaii. Although its widely known that drunk driving can cause deadly car accidents, drivers still choose to get behind the wheel while intoxicated, endangering themselves and all others around them. A recent horrific crash in Honolulu may have been caused by drunk driving.

Car accidents remain a leading cause of death and injury

Motorists in Hawaii are always at risk when traveling on crowded roadways across the state. To mitigate some of this risk, drivers should always stay alert, pay attention to surroundings and practice defensive driving habits. However, it is likely that all drivers will be involved an accident at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, car accidents are one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States.

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents

Distracted driving is one of the main causes of crashes in Hawaii and across the United States. Drivers these days face an abundance of distractions like cellphones and other gadgets that can take focus off of the road. According to statistics, about 25 percent of all fatal car accidents are the result of distracted driving. Alarming statistics such as this explain why police forces around the country are cracking down on distracted drivers.

Car accidents: Not a question of if, but when

Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. The biggest question regarding accidents is not if they will happen, but when. Sure, precautions can be taken to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring, but most accidents are completely unpredictable and thus unavoidable. When it comes to car accidents, the consequences can be life-altering and, in some cases, life-ending. Car accidents in Hawaii are stressful events, but the stress can substantially magnified when the at-fault drivers flees the scene.

Car accidents are events that no one wants to experience

It is becoming more and more dangerous to operate a motor vehicle these days in Hawaii. It's no secret that populations are increasing across this beautiful state, causing roadways to become frequently crowded. More vehicles sharing roads will only lead to more car accidents. Statistics say that most people will be involved in an accident at some point during their lives. Unfortunately, some of these accidents turn out to be serious or fatal.

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