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Distracted Teen Drivers May Pay the Price

By Car Accident Help on May 23, 2012

A May 21, 2012 article in Tulsa World talks about the dangers that distracted teen drivers face. The article gives the example of a 16-year-old girl who got into an accident near Inola, Oklahoma, while talking to her friends while driving. Thankfully, in that accident, only one of the passengers suffered relatively minor injuries. However, the girl’s classmate was not as lucky. The other girl, also 16, overcorrected on a Rogers County road and died in the resulting accident. The two accidents were very similar and involved minor distractions caused by teens driving with young passengers on board.

Driving with younger passengers can be a significant risk for teen drivers. According to a study released recently by the AAA Foundation, the risk of car accident deaths for teen drivers increases exponentially with every passenger younger than 21 and quadruples with three or more young passengers. Teen drivers’ inexperience and their tendency to be more social than adults compound this risk. According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office’s statistics, teens make up 5.8 percent of Oklahoma’s licensed drivers but account for 12 percent of the state’s car accidents in 2010 and 7.5 percent of Oklahoma’s traffic fatalities. Read the rest »

Tips to Deal with Insurance Companies after an Oklahoma Car Accident

By Car Accident Help on December 21, 2011

If you have been injured in an Oklahoma car accident, you probably know that dealing with insurance companies can be an added headache. Many valid claims are denied because of mistakes made during the claims process. Here are a few tips to help you avoid the pitfalls of dealing with an insurance company in the aftermath of an Oklahoma car accident.

Before calling the insurance company of the at-fault driver, you should collect all of the information you need. Write out clear and concise notes about where, when, and how the accident occurred. You should have contact information from anyone who may have witnessed the accident, as well as your own insurance information. Having notes with you will help you convey the information clearly and coherently. Read the rest »


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