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What Causes Car Accidents? Part 3 – Poor Roadway Maintenance

In Part 1 & 2 we highlighted the four main factors said to contribute to the vast majority of car accidents. As a reminder here they are again in ascending order: 1. Equipment Failure 2. Roadway Design 3. Poor Roadway … Continue reading

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What Causes Car Accidents? Part 2 – Roadway Design

In Part 1 we highlighted the four main factors said to contribute to the vast majority of car accidents. As a reminder here they are again in ascending order: 1. Equipment Failure 2. Roadway Design 3. Poor Roadway Maintenance 4. … Continue reading

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What Causes Car Accidents? Part 1- Equipment Failure

After the world’s first automobile-related fatality, which occurred in London in 1896, the coroner said: “This must never happen again.” Little did he know that from then on, some 25 million people would have died in vehicle-related accidents, according to … Continue reading

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Seat Belts Save Lives In Car Accidents

In the UK 3,000 people die each year in car accidents, the leading cause of death for people under the age of 35. Seat belts can prevent death in about half of these car accidents. If you didn’t know this … Continue reading

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Car Accidents – Tips To Prevent Airbag Injury

Car Safety has come a long way over the years to reduce the damage caused to people in car accidents. In most countries it is a legal requirement to wear seatbelts. ABS brakes are common features and airbags are now … Continue reading

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Airbag Injury In Car Accidents

Airbags are inflatable safety mechanisms installed in the front and on the sides of vehicle passenger compartments. They aim to protect drivers and passengers when there are in a car accident. Activation involves the balloon-like device ejecting from its compartment … Continue reading

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Don’t Be The Driver Responsible For Causing A Car Accident.

There are so many car accidents on the road every day. In fact in the UK alone it’s estimated that there is a car accident every two minutes. Could car accidents be avoided? The truth is in most cases the … Continue reading

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Distracted Driving – A Car Accident Waiting To Happen

It’s your third or fourth driving lesson. Your instructor has taken you onto the ‘big road’. You’re approaching a roundabout. Your hands are sweating as you clutch the wheel at 10-2. You check all your mirrors, eyes otherwise glued to … Continue reading

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Car Accidents And Prescription Medication – Are You At Risk?

Most people know about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol. Studies show that 1/3 of all car accidents are as a result of drunk driving. That’s a colossal amount! With the accepted use of recreational drugs amongst … Continue reading

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Car Accidents are on the Up with ‘Higher’ use of Recreational Drug Use

Remember the old saying, ‘Have one for the road?’ Well it was and still is  a recipe for a car accident disaster. Thankfully long gone is that saying. The truth is we have come a long way in terms of … Continue reading

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