Month: April 2016

Interesting Car Accident Facts

In 1891, engineer James Lambert was driving one of his inventions, an early gasoline-powered buggy, when he ran into a little trouble. The buggy, also carrying passenger James Swoveland, hit a tree root sticking out of the ground. Lambert lost control and the vehicle swerved and crashed into a hitching post. This is America’s first […]

What does the research show about 8 mph car accidents and injury?

Can pain and dysfunction develop from a low speed car accident? “Low-speed” impact refers to 1-2 miles per hour and goes up to 20-25 mph. “Moderate speeds” are 25-40 mph and “high speeds” are 40 mph and over. Jackson16 and States13 estimate that 85 percent of all neck injuries seen clinically result from automobile crashes, and of […]