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How Is Speed Factored Into Car Accident Cases?

There's about a 99% chance you're going to encounter someone speeding every time you drive your car.

 

Speeding has become so common that most of the time, we don't think twice about someone traveling above the speed limit. 

 

But, speeding is one of the most dangerous habits on the road. 

 

Nearly 17 percent of all traffic crashes and 26 percent of all traffic fatalities were caused by speeding in 2017. 

 

Knowing the dangers of speeding and why people speed can help keep you safe on the road.

 

 

We'll learn more in the article below.

Topics: speeding

How Soon Do I Need To Buy Car Insurance?

Buying a new or used car, whether it's your first car or you're replacing your old one, can be an exciting time. But one thing you can't forget in the process is figuring out your car insurance for your new ride. 

 

So how long do you have to get insurance after buying a used car?

 

If you're buying your used car from a dealer, most of the time, they will require you to have insurance before you drive off the lot. 

 

But if you're buying a car from another person, or replacing your car with a different one, there are various regulations on how long you have to get your car insured.

 

 

In the article below, we will take a look at how long you have to get insurance for your new car.

Topics: car insurance

The Dangers of Texting and Driving

If you have ever looked at the numbers illustrating the dangers of cell phone use while driving, you know they are downright startling. 

 

At any given time throughout your day, about 660,000 drivers are attempting to use their phones while operating an automobile.

 

Smartphones have made it easy for us to stay connected at all times, and they've made our lives easier in many other ways. 

 

But smartphones can pose serious safety risks if someone decides to check his or her text messages, emails, phone calls, or any other mobile applications while driving.

 

Cell phone distraction rates are alarmingly high. It's estimated that 1 in 4 accidents today are due to cell phone use.

 

We hope with a little information you'll make the right decision when you're on the road.

 

In the article below, we will look at some statistics about using your phone and driving. The figures were the most up-to-date statistics at the time of our latest research. 

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