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Easy ways to avoid a car accident

People spend so much of their time on the road. Especially if you don't live in a big city with public transportation, it is likely that you commute to work and you drive to complete errands and to get to appointments. Since you spend so much of your life in a car, staying safe is a top priority.

Walking out of harm's way

Walking is great exercise, but if you're not careful, it could also be dangerous. California pedestrians and people in wheelchairs and infants in strollers are the most vulnerable when it comes to potential accidents. You have to be mindful of what's ahead of you, beside you and behind you at all times, especially when you're walking on roadways.

Things you might want to do after a car accident

Life in California can get pretty hectic. Between bringing your kids to their sports games and accompanying your mom on shopping trips, you're probably spending a lot of time behind the wheel. Curve balls can come out of nowhere, and on one of those driving escapades, you could just find yourself smack in the middle of a car accident.

Driving your teens to be careful behind the wheel

American teens have been dying behind the wheel in vehicles for generations. In fact, vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. This is becoming an even more pervasive issue with the advent of driving and texting – something that has become a dangerous pastime.

Was braking distance a factor in your truck accident?

Due to the heavier weight and larger size of semitrailers, these vehicles are capable of inflicting serious damage when involved in accidents with smaller vehicles. Because of their tremendous size and weight, drivers of these types of vehicles must be aware of all of the factors that can increase the chance of an accident, including the distance needed to brake and stop completely.

The unseen damage of a car accident

A car accident can cause significant damage, both physically and emotionally. While many people focus on the outward damage and physical injuries, the emotional and mental trauma of a California motor vehicle accident can be significant, affecting many areas of a victim's life.

Insurance companies may hurt you more than help you after a crash

Getting into an injury motor vehicle accident in California can understandably be one of life's most frightening experiences. It can also be frustrating if the accident was the result of another driver's poor judgment behind the wheel. For example, perhaps the other motorist was driving while distracted by his or her cellphone or a passenger in the car.

Tired drivers are dangerous drivers

At some point, almost every driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle while sleepy or tired. Being a little groggy after a bad night's sleep is normal, but when a person makes the choice to drive when they are too tired to be safe or think clearly, it is a danger to themselves and every other person on the road.

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