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7 important steps to take after a car accident

You are busy between stopping by work, picking up groceries and running errands. Preparing for a car accident will be the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately accidents do not run on a schedule. It does not matter if you are late for a doctor appointment. Car accidents can occur anytime and anywhere.

Worse yet, car accidents can cause a state of shock. You will be running on autopilot in the event of an emergency. That is why it is important to know what to do in if an accident occurs. Read the following important steps to take after an accident to be better prepared.

Am I safe in the bike lane? When a car hits a bicyclist

You ride for health, pleasure and economy. You have never felt as good as you have since commuting to work. The only thing fat about you now is your wallet.

Still, even with the proliferation of bike lanes, and people embracing the many freedoms that come from riding a bike—like not being stuck in traffic for hours—you wonder whether you are truly safe on the road.

What Causes Fatal Car Accidents In California?

It is easy to get distracted while sitting through rush hour. Busy California traffic can cause you to reach for your phone as you wait. Unfortunately most people use their phones behind the wheel because they do not realize how dangerous their behavior can be to others. Distracted driving is one of the top causes of fatal car accidents in the nation.

Thousands of Californians lose their lives to fatal motor vehicle accidents every year. Below are some of the most common driver behaviors that cause fatal car accidents.


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