Oklahoma Car Accident News Blog
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.
Car accidents happen suddenly, and you can’t always be sure of what’s happened right away. One moment you’re cruising toward your destination, the next, you’re violently shaken by a collision. Trying to remember the steps you’re supposed to take is difficult enough, but the stress-related chemicals flowing through your body post-accident can have other effects that don’t become apparent right away.
What happens if you file your accident report, speak with a police officer, and get home to finally breathe, only to find out once you’ve begun to relax that maybe you’re a little more hurt than you realized? Worse yet, what if this doesn’t happen for a day or two following the accident?
One of the most common types of sneaky injuries that can occur during car accidents is back pain. If you’ve ever had back pain before, you know how debilitating it can be. Should this happen to you, there are some steps you can take to ensure your best outcome. Before we explore these steps, let’s examine why you may be experiencing back pain.
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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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 »
While there is a definite financial benefit to riding a scooter or moped, there are also a few downsides.
Much like motorcyclists, moped and scooter riders are often the victims of an accident because a driver did not see them. Drivers often turn into the path of the smaller vehicle, or change lanes into it with devastating consequences. Read the rest »
Most people can’t imagine what daily life would be like if they did not have the ability to drive. But that can be the reality if you are involved in a few specific traffic incidents or if you accumulate 10 points or more on your Oklahoma driver’s license in five years. Read the rest »
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 »
We have become a society that believes multitasking should be applauded. Time is a very valuable and limited resource to many people, and as a result, they are eager to complete as many tasks as they can at one time. Unfortunately, many of the same industrious people choose to multitask while driving, which often ends in tragedy. In 2015, there were 8,012 crashes in Oklahoma alone that involved some form of distracted driver. Read the rest »
Operating a motor vehicle in an “emotional” frame of mind may be dangerous. One study reported by ABC News found that drivers who are experiencing extreme sadness, anger, or agitation are ten times more likely to be involved in a crash. Read the rest »
Used cars are often bought and sold without regard for any manufacturer recalls—and it’s perfectly legal to do so. Unfortunately, some repairs are vital. Delia Robles, a 50-year-old woman in Riverside, California, was driving her 2001 Honda Civic when she was killed by her airbag exploding, sending metal parts flying. Her vehicle was among the many recalled due to a defective Takata airbag, which is believed to have caused approximately 15 deaths to date. She was yet another used vehicle buyer who unknowingly purchased a dangerous vehicle.
New car dealers must disclose and repair vehicles under recall, but used car sellers are not required to disclose or repair recalls for sales transactions. Read the rest »
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