Car Accident Lawyer

The automobile has come a long way since its invention in 1886. One of the many ways cars have improved over the years is through better safety features. Modern vehicles have features like rearview cameras, collision alerts, vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems, lane-keeping assistance, and much more. 

However, even a street filled with cars outfitted with the latest security features can’t outright eliminate car crashes. Accidents ranging from simple bumps to rollover incidents happen every day. Most drivers know they assume a particular risk when they jump behind the wheel. While we can’t eliminate crashes, some tips can help prevent them. 

  1. Avoid Distracted Driving 

Distracted driving comes in many forms besides texting while driving. Technically, anything that takes your eyes off the road is considered distracted driving. Avoid distracted driving by adjusting your seat and mirrors before driving, eating at home, pulling off to the side of the road if you need to make a call or look something up, avoiding rowdy passengers, etc. 

  1. Avoid Driving in Bad Weather

Not everyone has the luxury of not having to drive during severe rain or snowstorm, but if you do, then avoid driving at all costs. Even if you have a sturdy truck or Jeep with four-wheel drive, if you don’t have to go, then don’t. Also, remember that roads can be bad several days after a snowstorm. 

  1. Avoid Driving When You’re Not in the Right Mind

While driving to your home or job is second nature to many, driving still takes a lot of energy and focus. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you are not