Blog: Car Accidents

December 10, 2021

The Pedestrian-Death Crisis Came to My Neighborhood

At Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP, we represent pedestrians and others injured by negligent drivers. Unfortunately, as noted in this article in The Atlantic 15 pedestrians have ...

November 10, 2021

Strap in: Cities with the Most Car Accidents

According to a recent study by the data science team at Insurify which analyzed over 1.6 million car insurance applications, Silver Spring, Maryland has the second most car ...

October 4, 2021

Pedestrians face greater danger as D.C. reopens

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month. There has been a dramatic increase in driver, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities in recent years. We support making our streets ...

June 9, 2021

Are Infotainment Systems Dangerously Distracting?

The primary purpose of an infotainment system is to act as a hub for the driver to access as much information as possible in one place, reducing driver distraction. With the ...

May 26, 2021

Having a Black Car May Make Accidents More Likely

No one wants to get in a car accident, but if you think driving safely is enough to fend off collisions, think again. Almost every collision has multiple contributing factors. ...

May 18, 2021

Summer Holidays Have the Highest Risk for Car Accidents

With summer inching closer every day, Ashcraft & Gerel reminds all motorists to drive carefully. Late spring and summer holidays have the highest risks for car accidents, ...

April 6, 2021

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: The Risks of Distracted Driving

Per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), taking your eyes off the road for just 5 seconds — how long it takes to send the average text message — at 55 ...