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How Traffic Tickets Can Affect Your Teen Driver

Posted by RahaimSaints on September 21, 2016 | Criminal

 driving 562613 960 720 How Traffic Tickets Can Affect Your Teen Driver

Your teen is likely excited to get their license and to get on the road. Learning to drive can be an exciting time, filled with firsts: First road trip, first stop at a gas station, first trip alone in the car. There’s one first your teen driver likely doesn’t want, though — the first traffic ticket.

While teens are still learning to drive, it’s important they start driving safely. It’s especially important since traffic tickets can affect teen drivers more than adult drivers. In a bid to reduce dangerous driving, many states have graduated licensing programs and have harsher penalties for teens who violate any traffic laws.

If your teen gets a ticket in Delaware, they may face:

1) Penalties. Teens need to pay for penalties as part of their traffic ticket, just like any other driver.

The Top 5 Causes of Bike Accidents

Posted by RahaimSaints on September 14, 2016 | Personal Injury

 bike 376745 960 720 The Top 5 Causes of Bike Accidents

Bicycles can be a great way to get around Delaware. They allow you to enjoy the sights and to get exercise. While bicyclists love riding along Delaware’s roads, country lanes, and city streets, however, bicycle accidents are a leading cause of serious injury and even fatalities. There are many reasons why bike accidents happen, but the top five causes include:

1) Distraction

Distraction is a key cause of car accidents and bicycle accidents alike. When drivers aren’t paying attention, they simply may not notice a smaller vehicle such as a bicycle. In turn, when bicyclists are listening to music, checking their texts, or not paying attention, they may miss information about what drivers are doing, meaning they can’t take evasive actions to prevent a collision.

How Do Breathalyzers Work, and Are They Accurate?

Posted by RahaimSaints on September 12, 2016 | DUI

The use of a Breathalyzer is common among police departments to determine whether or not a driver stopped for a DUI was drinking alcohol, and if so, how much. There are several types of Breathalyzers on the market, but their accuracy has come under intense scrutiny.

How Breathalyzers Work

When a person consumes alcohol, it circulates through the blood and ultimately diffuses out of it. When you breathe after drinking, you exhale alcohol as well as air. Breathalyzers work by measuring the amount of alcohol in the breath and then estimating the person’s blood alcohol content, or BAC.

The typical Breathalyzer device will consist of a mouthpiece connected to a tube a person blows into. It also has chambers inside the device that test breath for alcohol content.…