Auto Accident

What Do I Do In an Uber / Lyft Accident

Uber is arguably the biggest and most popular ride-hailing company in the world, and part of its success can be attributed to high safety standards. Notably, their drivers are thoroughly scrutinized before getting approved, and must undergo a mandatory road safety and customer care training thereafter. They also have to abide by strict rules, and an unforgiving customer review system designed to protect passengers from harm.

However, despite all these measures, accidents involving Uber are still prevalent in our roads. So, what should you do if you get involved in an Uber accident? Well, let’s find out more…

Insurance Coverage for Ride-Hailing Companies
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Can A Dash Cam Help You Following An Accident?

Nowadays, filing an auto insurance claim has turned into a cat-and-mouse game between claimants and insurance companies. Apparently, most insurance companies are often sluggish when it comes to compensating car accident victims.

You might be paying your premiums on time, but your insurer may still want more proof before paying up. For this reason, it is not surprising that motorists are turning to video as a way of capturing evidence in case of an accident. This brings us to the big question – can a dash cam help you following an accident? Well, let’s find out.

What is a dash cam?
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Pregnant and Involved In A Car Accident: What To Do

When you are expecting a baby, you must make sure that you and the baby are safe. There is nothing scarier than being in an accident when pregnant. Any mother that is expecting never wants to be in an auto accident. A car accident can cause serious harm. Anyone would be worried about getting into this situation or the health consequences if they did.

The first thing that you would think about would be the well being of your baby when in an accident. That’s why it is all the more important to be safe when driving or even riding as […]

Chest Pains Following a Car Accident: Are They Serious?

When some people are involved in a car accident, they may get visible injuries like burns, cuts, even broken bones. Emergency response workers that see these injuries will recognize them and rush victims to get treatment. However, what about other injuries that are not as obvious?

Injuries can be invisible or not appear at first, but then show up in the hours or days following an accident. Once the adrenaline and shock wear off, only then may they become aware that something is wrong.

One example of this would be chest pains. You may feel chest pains that feel sore underneath the […]

Distracted Driving A Prime Cause of Many Florida Accidents

How closely do you pay attention when driving?

Florida recently stopped a bill on texting and driving going through that would have made driving and texting a primary offense. The halt was due to the worry that racial profiling would be made more possible due to it giving police officers a reason to pull individuals over regardless of committing an actual traffic infraction.

While the move is admirable, distracted driving also happens to be one of the top causes of why people get into a fatal auto accident. It is right up there with drunk driving and poor weather as the leading […]

Staying Alert While Driving: Our Top Tips

Have you ever been on the road driving and felt like you were on the verge of falling asleep? It’s a scary concept to contemplate, falling asleep while behind the wheel. It happens all of the time. Fatigued drivers are simply more likely than a fully rested driver to get into an accident. They have a delayed reaction to what is happening in front of them and around them and may not even realize that they are driving unsafely or drifting to the side.

No matter what type of vehicle you are operating, it’s important to be as safe as you […]

Being As Safe As Possible While on the Road

We all have had experiences either while driving or as a passenger that gave us a close call. It’s not that fun, but sometimes you might feel like there’s nothing that you can do to avoid accidents. While not every car accident is avoidable, you can definitely avoid a lot of them if you are safe and alert while driving. The road is a way to get places, but it also can be the site of something terrible if things don’t go well.

It goes without saying that you should do your best while driving on the road. Also do not […]

Reducing Injuries and Accidents Involving Children While on the Road

When it comes to accidents, you’re more likely to get into an accident while on the road than you are for your plane to go down or to get bitten by a snake. Let’s face it, the odds are not in your favor when it comes to being in an accident. Most of us will be in one or more in our lifetime.

Like it or not, auto accidents are a cause of injury and death for thousands of people every single year. Some get lucky and the accidents are not so bad and they can walk away without a scratch. […]

When to Consult A Legal Professional About A Car Accident

Driving is the way to get to your destination, but it’s also a practice that comes with the risk of injury.

If you have been in a car accident that caused personal injury recently, then it would definitely be a good idea to consult a lawyer. Being in a car accident can be a terrible experience to go through. If you are lucky, you and any other passengers as well as other vehicles will be able to get out of it unscathed. Regrettably, this is not always the case.

If you caused the accident or if it was another driver causing it– or […]

Common ‘Bad’ Driving Habits & How to Correct Them

When it comes to driving, sometimes bad habits can bring you down. Or more specifically, your car. Some people may be set in their ways when it comes to driving, and months or even years of doing the same thing can help you create a routine that is tough to break.

No matter where you live, safe driving practices are always a good idea. Whether you live in an area where traffic is a big issue or a relatively quiet rural area, you can always benefit from following good driving habits.

If you have so-called ‘bad’ driving habits and want to get […]