It is a huge mistake to assume nothing will go wrong while driving on the road. Maybe you happen to be one of the “lucky one’s” who never gets into an accident – or if you do, there are no serious damages suffered from the accident. But what if it happens to a friend, family member, neighbor, loved one, etc.?
In that case, here are some basic things to remember before getting behind the wheel:
- Be consistent with braking and accelerating
- Signal when changing lanes
- Do not tailgate, give some distance
- Do not rush parking
- Be free of distraction
- Check your mirrors
If you are a responsible driver and you apply all of these basic rules of the road, you more then likely will be safe while driving. Although you may be a safe and cautious driver, that does not necessarily mean that the drivers around you are. And if you happen to get into an accident and are injured, a personal injury settlement can take care of the damages.
If you or someone you know has suffered some form of personal injury in a car accident, contact us. Silverthorne Attorneys will give you a free consultation to see if we can handle your case today!