Every time an individual operates a motor vehicle in Nebraska, they owe a duty of reasonable care to others in or near the roadway. That duty extends to the driver's own passengers, who have the expectation of arriving at their destination safely. That duty applies to motorcyclists as well, and they are required to operate their bikes in conformity with our laws and the rules of the road. A one vehicle wreck happened in Lincoln recently, injuring both the driver and passenger.
A recent accident in Nebraska claimed the life of a 46-year-old man. The accident happened around 10 a.m. Authorities say that the 46-year-old man was driving a minivan and that he hit the back of a garbage truck. Prior to hitting the garbage truck he reportedly crossed over the center line and hit a semitrailer.
Thirty-nine states, including Nebraska, have passed legislation banning people from text messaging while driving. Despite potential criminal penalties, many people continue to text and drive.
A truck accident sent two people to the hospital early this morning. The accident occurred around 2 a.m. in a town about an hour and 20 minutes from Lincoln. According to one report, a truck rear-ended another tractor-trailer as one of the drivers began to slow down, causing the rear truck to jackknife.
People who live in the Midwest are used to extreme weather conditions. In the summer, many states experience extreme heat. In the winter, many Midwestern states are hit with frigid temperatures and snow storms.