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What to Look Out for Following a Rear-End Collision

Being involved in a rear-end collision, or any auto collision for that matter is a stressful experience. Sometimes, collisions can cause much more damage than it first seems. It is important to know what to look for after a rear-end collision.

1 - Hidden Auto Collision Damage

In some cases, it may appear that your vehicle has had a lucky escape following a rear-end collision. However, even if it appears that there is no visible auto collision damage, it is important to remember that there could be hidden damage beneath the surface. One commonly missed type of auto collision damage sustained during rear-end collisions involves the bumper cover. In many vehicles, the bumper is plastic and doesn’t provide a great deal...

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Knowing When to Tow & When to Drive Away

Auto collisions happen every day with varying degrees of severity. In some cases, auto collisions result in minor, mostly cosmetic bumps, but in others, the damage can be much more serious. In some cases, it may seem like the vehicle has escaped relatively unscathed, only to discover the hidden damage. In that type of situation, driving the car after an auto collision could not only result in more damage, but it could pose a threat to other road users.

How can you tell whether it is safe to drive away from a collision and when it is best to call for a tow? We’ve put together a few helpful hints:

1 – Check the Vehicle for Visible Damage

When it comes to more severe auto collisions, the damage to the vehicles is usually...

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Are Self-Driving Cars Really Safer Than Human Drivers?

Every day it seems we are racing ever closer to a future filled with autonomous vehicles. One of the biggest selling points being used to garner support for self-driving cars is that they are believed to be safer than human drivers, and as a result, they could reduce the number of auto collisions! Can this really be true? 

California Fun Fact!

Self-Driving cars are coming to legislation ready or not! In California, the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles said Monday that it was eliminating a requirement for autonomous vehicles to have a person in the driver’s seat to take over in the event of an emergency. The new rule goes into effect on April 2, 2018 - Source 

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How to Protect Your Children in Case of an Auto Accident

Every day, close to 3,600 children aged 19 and younger are treated for vehicle accident-related injuries in emergency rooms across the nation. To protect children in an auto accident, it's vital to learn ways to reduce this deadly serious risk.

Use Safety Restraints Correctly

Even with the plethora of restraint devices available, approximately 80 percent of children aren't properly secured when they ride in vehicles. Statistics clearly show that with proper and consistent use of child restraint seats,

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Deer Can Cause Serious Damage to Your Car - Tips for Avoiding These Accidents

Approximately one million motor vehicle accidents involving deer occur every year on America's roads, resulting in over 200 fatalities and $1 billion in vehicle and property damage. Here are some safety and precaution tips that can help you avoid a collision.

Look for Deer Crossing Signs

Slow down when you see a deer crossing sign. These warning signs are posted in areas with high deer populations and frequent deer/auto collisions, or in known deer habitats around woods, golf courses and parks, or creeks and streams. By driving slower through these areas, you'll have more time to react to avoid accidents with deer.

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