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Car Care Awareness Month Tips

By Car Accident Help on April 25, 2018

winter-tires-2861853_1920It’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 »

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What to Do If You Get into an Accident in a Rental Vehicle

By Car Accident Help on March 13, 2018

car-2876551According 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 »

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It’s Not the Good Ol’ Days: 3 Things You Can’t Do in Cars Anymore

By Car Accident Help on February 7, 2018

car-2606586_1920There 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 »

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Sweat-Sensing Car Seats in Accident Prevention

By Car Accident Help on November 30, 2017

people-2590992_1920Nissan 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 »

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My Friend Is Drunk and Wants to Drive, What Should I Do?

By Car Accident Help on November 6, 2017

alcohol-428392_1920Approximately 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 »

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The Excitement (and Danger) of Car Fires

By Car Accident Help on September 30, 2017

garage-1837336_1920People 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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Life-Saving Measures in Car Accidents

By Car Accident Help on September 15, 2017

first-aid-1732520_19202016 had the most motor vehicle accident fatalities in the last nine years, with over 40,000 deaths. The NSC is encouraging vehicle operators to implement their own life-saving measures to prevent car accident fatalities on our roads. Read the rest »

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Corrective Action in Auto Accidents

By Car Accident Help on September 5, 2017

skid-mark-567668_1920KOCO News 5 OKC reported that a woman was traveling with her child on County Road 2420 when her car veered off the road for approximately 300 feet. Highway Patrol says the woman took no corrective action as she hit five T-posts before her vehicle burst into flames, killing both her and the child. Read the rest »

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Hail in Oklahoma!

By Car Accident Help on August 30, 2017

hailstone-1614239_1920Benjamin Jurkovich was traveling through Ada, Oklahoma, when he unexpectedly encountered a hailstorm. Many of the falling hailstones were the size of tennis balls. His vehicle suffered a cracked windshield and severe body damage. Hailstorms can produce significant damage; in fact, the total cost in damage to property and crops is estimated to average $1 billion annually! Read the rest »

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Leading Causes of Oklahoma Summer Road Trip Car Accidents

By Car Accident Help on July 31, 2017

car-accidentWhether you’re driving solo, with a group of friends, or with family, there is nothing quite like embarking on a road trip in the summer. It’s prime time for Oklahoma motorists to take advantage of the warmer weather and set out on a fun and exciting journey. However, with more people sharing the road and longer amounts of time spent behind the wheel, the chances of being involved in a car accident automatically increases.

Should your summer road trip turn disastrous because of a negligent driver causing a traffic collision, it’s important to be treated for your injuries right away and then contact an experienced car accident lawyer who can advise you on your options for seeking restitution. Read the rest »

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