Guide: Dos and Don’ts After A Car Accident
After the shock of experiencing a car accident, it can be challenging to remember what you need to do following the wreck. If you have children or other passengers in your car and your adrenaline is still high, staying focused can be even more difficult. The team at Car Accident Help understands, and we want to help you know what steps you should take following an auto accident.
We’ve put together this guide as a tool for you to save and use. Share the link with other drivers in your household to bookmark on their phones. After an accident, everyone should know their rights and what information to collect to protect them in the future.
A Guide for Dealing with Single Vehicle Accidents
In Oklahoma, there are nearly 200 automobile accidents every day. When you think of an accident, you probably think of two or more vehicles colliding. However, single vehicle accidents are much more common than you
might assume. The team members at Car Accident Help are trusted experts in helping the victims of Oklahoma single vehicle car accidents.
While single car accidents may not come to mind when you think of a car crash, it’s important to know what to do if you experience one. Our team has put together a guide to help you understand single vehicle accidents, what causes them, steps to take after one, compensation after an accident, and how to find an Oklahoma single car accident attorney.
How Can You Avoid Highway Hypnosis?
The United States is an incredibly vast country, and if you want or need to travel somewhere far away, you’ll likely have to spend a lot of time driving along a highway. Road trips can be fun, but when you’re driving alone or the hours start to stretch too long, inattention can become an issue. In some cases, it can be deadly. This is especially true for truck drivers, who drive the longest hours in vehicles with the most potential for damage. One tragically common phenomenon to watch out for is highway hypnosis.
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What to Do in a Hit and Run Accident
Car accidents are frightening no matter the circumstances. The collision might be painful, but the process of making sure passengers are okay and that you have all of the information you need for the police can also be incredibly stressful. That stress only compounds when you see the other driver speed away. Read the rest »
Car Care Awareness Month Tips
It’s Car Care Awareness Month, and all car owner knows that maintaining their car is much cheaper than the costly repairs that can result from improper maintenance—or even worse, no maintenance. But what most drivers don’t consider is the fact that several parts on a car are critical to their safety and the safety of others.
Making sure that you inspect and maintain those parts could save you a lot more than just money. Read the rest »
What to Do If You Get into an Accident in a Rental Vehicle
According to Auto Rental News, there were approximately 2,186,700 rental cars in service during 2017 and there are over 19,000 rental locations across the country. Chances are you’ve used a rental car in the last few years, whether for travel or during your vehicle’s maintenance.
So what should you do if you get in an accident in a rental car? Read the rest »
It’s Not the Good Ol’ Days: 3 Things You Can’t Do in Cars Anymore
There is certainly a much greater emphasis on motor vehicle safety nowadays compared to what existed 50 years ago.
This concern is justified, as vehicle accidents are the top cause of death for those in the U.S. under the age of 30. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that Oklahoma endured 5,800 fatalities over a recent nine-year period. In 2012, the national rate of motor vehicle deaths per 100,000 people was 7.0—but Oklahoma’s rate was 14.3. Read the rest »
Sweat-Sensing Car Seats in Accident Prevention
Nissan has revealed a new technology.
The sweat-sensing car seat (known as Soak) can, according to Nissan, assist with vehicle accident prevention. The seat has the ability to analyze a driver’s perspiration to detect high salt levels, which may be an indicator of dehydration. Research conducted by the European Hydration Institute and Loughborough University suggests that dehydrated drivers are as “error-prone” as those who have been drinking alcohol. Read the rest »
My Friend Is Drunk and Wants to Drive, What Should I Do?
Approximately 28 Americans are fatally injured each day in accidents involving an intoxicated driver.
There were roughly 10,200 deaths in 2015 attributed to drunk driving, making up nearly 30% of all roadway fatalities. Approximately 1.1 million people were arrested for DUI in 2015. This data clearly shows the importance of preventing those who are intoxicated from getting behind the wheel. If you’re out with a friend who is drinking, don’t let him (or her) drive home! Read the rest »
The Excitement (and Danger) of Car Fires
People who have not witnessed a car fire may think that they only occur in the movies.
Unfortunately, vehicle fires are not an uncommon occurrence. National Fire Protection Association data indicates that fire crews were called to roughly 174,000 car fires last year and that 445 of those resulted in a fatality. In Oklahoma, of all deaths that were a result of fires, approximately 17% involved vehicles, which is over 5% higher than the national average. The latest national data tells us the following: Read the rest »
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