Archive for January 2013

Distracted Motorists: Which State Has the Worst Drivers?

Are you fearful about driving in certain states and not in others?  Does the idea of maneuvering the streets of Washington DC or the congested freeways of California make you nervous? Well, according to a recent study conducted by Allstate Insurance, your paranoia may be warranted. At the close of 2012, Allstate conducted a study to…

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10 Common Mistakes People Make After Being In a Car Accident

Numerous people make ample mistakes after getting into a collision. Learn from them so you do not end up in the same predicament. 1. Moving the Car Don’t move the car unless you must.  You don’t want to further hurt yourself, or your vehicle as a result. If possible,  it is best to stay put until help…

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Bus Accidents and Government Immunity: What Are My Options?

In most cases, a state is immune from being sued by one of its citizens.  However, in some circumstances states will create exemptions from this immunity, particularly for automobile accidents involving a government vehicle such as a bus. These exemptions are common in situations involving government vehicles, but a case against a government agency must…

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What Happens if You're Hit by an Uninsured Motorist?

You’re buzzing down the freeway without a care in the world, when all of a sudden you’re hit by a car. After you assess that everyone involved is alive and breathing, you figure that insurance will take care of it all, including your medical bills. Right? Wrong. The person that hit you is not insured.…

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3 Apps to Prevent you from Texting while Driving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 15 people are killed daily as a result of distracted driving behaviors, such as texting and driving. Technology companies are stepping up to provide applications to stop this dangerous habit. 1. AT&T DriveMode (Free) This free app is available for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone.…

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Study Finds that Friday is the Most Dangerous Day to Drive to Work

You made it through the week and you’re looking forward to the big game on Saturday. All you need to do is fight your way through traffic and you’re… WHAM! You have just become part of the surprising statistic recently reported by Nationwide Insurance. They found that of all claims filed in 2012, more happened…

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