If you have been injured in an auto accident, you may have thought that the incident was over and there’s nothing more that you can do. It can be a terrible event that you never wanted and comes into your life randomly as the result of people making poor decisions around you. Negligence on the road can be deadly, and the negligence of other drivers on the road affects thousands of Americans every year. It’s a stressful situation that leaves tons of aftermath in its wake, and that’s if you or anyone involved is lucky enough to avoid a fatality. […]
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
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?
A dash […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Are you someone that texts a lot on your phone? How about when you’re driving? Texting while driving is usually something that you can see at least once a day while on the road. However, there are many forms of distracted driving and texting while driving or even talking make up a few of them.
Many states have passed laws regarding texting on their cell phones that make it illegal. Even in states that have these laws and those that do not, distracted driving like this qualifies as negligence in a court of law. If you have been involved in an […]
Were you aware that changes in driving laws regarding insurance could possibly impact your rights as a driver? That’s important to know if you are a motorist driving in the state where laws have recently changed– and could affect you directly.
No one wants to be affected by laws that they may or may not even have been aware existed. It can be tough to try and drive and get into a car accident as well– only to find that not only are you now a car accident victim in Florida, but you may be facing out-of-pocket expenses that are sky-high. […]