Author Archives: John Kluksdal

Aggressive Driving: Tips To Minimize Problems With Anger, Aggression and Road Rage

Aggressive Driving: Tips To Minimize Problems With Anger, Aggression and Road Rage

Aggressive driving is a major factor in many needless vehicle accidents. Idaho Transportation Department statistics show aggressive driving contributed to at least 13 of the 91 deaths on Idaho roads in the summer of 2019.  Federal Statistics also show aggressive driving was a factor in 51 percent of all crashes and 33 percent of all fatalities […]

Motorcycle Accidents Are Preventable: Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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As always, May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been running an annual safety campaign aimed at improving safety for motorcycle riders across the nation. Eliminating and reducing motorcycle accidents is the goal of the program.  This month, the NHTSA is reminding motorists to Share the Road […]

Jury Trials Are Part Of What Makes America Great

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Using juries to decide conflicts is a practice that began in ancient Greece.  In their version, juries consisted of hundreds of citizens called upon to decide the facts of the cases presented.  The Magna Carta enshrined the jury as a fundamental right of an English citizen in 1215.  It established and secured the right to […]

New Idaho Law Helps Enforce Insurance Obligation

New Idaho Law Helps Enforce Insurance Obligation

As with all other states, Idaho requires drivers to be covered by liability insurance.  The motor vehicle responsibility act requires Idaho drivers to have proof of insurance with them in their car. The newest addition to the law is contained in Idaho Code section 49-1234.   It takes effect on January 1, 2020.  Insurance companies wil […]

10 Things to Do After An Idaho Car Accident (plus a Bonus)

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People often ask what they should do if they are in a car accident.  This post explains ten specifics to help make sure things go the best they can.  You can protect yourself and your family by following this advice if you are unfortunate enough to end up in a car accident.  This expands on […]

Hiring An Injury Attorney Is How You Get Fair Compensation

Hiring An Injury Attorney Is How You Get Fair Compensation

Fair compensation for losses should be the goal in any injury claim.  Insurance industry research establishes that people represented by a personal injury attorney end up better off.  The data shows them recovering almost three and one-half times more than people who try to settle on their own.  The conclusion that having an attorney working […]