Tag Archives: Auto Accidents

What to Do If a Distracted Driver Caused an Auto Accident

An unexpected car accident cannot only damage your car but it can result in injuries to you and your passengers. If you have been hit by a distracted driver, you can ensure you are protected by understanding the important steps in handling auto accidents in Dayton Ohio. After being hit by a distracted driver, it is important to assess the situation and the damages to your vehicle. The driver who has hit you should also be reviewing his damages as well. At this time, it is also important to check for injuries in both cars as well. If there are no injuries or large damages to the car then the... Read More

How Often Does Distracted Driving Cause Auto Accidents?

According to Distraction.gov, the U.S. Government’s official website dedicated to increasing public awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, 3,154 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2013. And while that figure is sobering, the fact that 424,000 people were injured in similar crashes involving distracted drivers should drive the point home that concentrating on anything but the road while driving is a dangerous gamble. Distracted driving can include any of the following: Texting Using a cell phone or smartphone Eating and drinking Talking to passengers Grooming Reading, including maps Using a navigation system Watching a video Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player And... Read More

Most Common Causes of Auto Accidents

The world's first automobile related fatality occurred in 1896 in London. Since then there have been many, many auto accidents as cars became faster, and people became used to them. Over 25 million people have died in auto accidents since that time. Below you will find some common causes of auto accidents in Dayton, Ohio so that you can avoid them by driving sensibly and safely. Being Distracted It is estimated that somewhere between 20 to 25 percent of all auto accidents are caused by drivers who are distracted. Everything from tuning the radio to yelling at the children in the back seat has been known to cause horrible auto... Read More