You may think that only cars that are severely damaged as a result of a car accident are considered a total loss. This may or may not be true. If the cost of repairing a damaged car surpasses its current market value, it is considered a total … [Read more...] about When Does an Insurance Company Total a Car?
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If you suffer personal injury or property damages from a car accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation from the negligent party. How is the value of a car accident claim determined? The amount depends on a number of factors. There … [Read more...] about How Much is My Car Accident Settlement Worth?
The U.S. Department of Transportation will be upgrading the NHTSA’s 5-Star Safety Ratings system. Additional crash tests will help encourage all leading vehicle manufacturers to design safer cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety … [Read more...] about New NHTSA 5-Star Safety Ratings System Expected in 2019
Every year, nearly twenty-five thousand kids suffer injuries from automobile accidents while traveling between home and school. The majority of these accidents are caused by negligent driving or violation of the traffic rules for safe driving in … [Read more...] about School Zone Accident Statistics
The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) analyzed average auto accident data available from the period between 2002 and 2012. Here are some key findings. From snowfall to fog and icy roads, drivers will deal with a number of issues while driving … [Read more...] about Why Do Most Winter Car Crashes Happen?
Determining fault in a chain-reaction car accident can be difficult, especially one involving a number of vehicles and drivers. When you are in an accident with one other vehicle, it is often easy to figure out who is at fault and negligent. In the … [Read more...] about Chain Reaction Car Accident Who’s at Fault?