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Snow Safety: 3 Tips on Winterizing Your Vehicle to Prevent Potential Accidents

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Winter weather is no longer right around the corner, it’s here! That means snow and ice on the roads and drivers who aren’t prepared for winter driving conditions. 

Winterizing your vehicle helps prevent accidents.

Here are 3 snow safety tips to help ensure your car is ready for winter driving. It’s a good idea to read this post before you head out on a snowy day.

Before Your Tires Hit the Road

Take these simple steps to ensure you’re road ready when it comes to your wheels.

Check the tread on your tires. Did you know the state of Washington has laws about tire tread? If a state patrol officer checks and finds a tread depth of less than 2/32 of an inch, they will deem your tire(s) unsafe for driving.  read more

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Staying Safe While Driving on Snow and Ice

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Each year, there are over 156,000 automobile accidents due to icy and slushy roads and winter conditions. Even if you’re a veteran driver, winter weather can bring about challenging driving conditions. It affects both traction and visibility, which can lead to severely dangerous winter driving. 

Therefore, it’s more important than ever to drive carefully and stay vigilant during this season. Check out some of our safety tips below.

1. Keep an Eye Out for Black Ice

They say one of the Devil’s greatest tricks is convincing the world he didn’t exist. The same can be said of black ice.  read more

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5 Vehicle Maintenance Tips to Prevent Winter Car Accidents

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According to statistics, more than 100,000 people were reported injured in vehicle crashes involving snowy, slushy, or icy pavement. And while this number continues to increase as the years go on, it urges drivers to take their defensive driving skills to the next level. 

It’s no secret. Drivers don’t always keep up with the latest accident prevention articles on the web. But with the colder months quickly approaching, winter weather driving tips may be just what you need to keep safe. read more

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‘Tis the Season to Slow Down: 4 Driving Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Did you know 343 people die in traffic-related accidents during the three-day holiday season?

During the holidays, all of us are going crazy. We’re gathering presents and last-minute supplies. We’re rushing to meet with the family. The weather, snow, and ice don’t exactly help. And many of us have to work during this crazy time.

While there are plenty of reckless drivers, you can take your part and be a safe driver during the holiday season. Here are 4 driving safety tips that are perfect for the holidays. read more

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Is Washington a No Fault State?

As you make your way to work, you move to your favorite song. With each beat, you feel as though everything is right with the world.

All of a sudden, though, another motorist hits your automobile. Now, you’re faced with damage to your vehicle on top of pain in your neck. And suddenly, you feel as though your world has come crashing down.

You’re upset, and you wish you could hold the other driver accountable for the damage they have caused. The question is, is Washington a no fault state? read more

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Don’t Panic! What to Do After a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault: A Step-By-Step Guide

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You’ve just been in an accident.

You know it wasn’t your fault, you were t-boned as you went through a green light. The other driver ran a red light.

After the immediate shock wears off, you start to regain your senses. But now what? What are you supposed to do?

Keep reading for a step by step guide on what to do after a car accident that’s not your fault.

What to Do After a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault

Accidents vary in severity of damage both to the vehicles and to the people in them. If you’re seriously injured are feeling shaky and light-headed, we don’t advice getting out of the car unless doing so poses a danger. Wait for emergency responders. read more

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Dealing with Insurance: How to Get the Most Money from a Car Accident

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Getting in a car accident can be mentally and emotionally traumatic. It can be devastating for your car and even worse, can cause a multitude of personal injuries.

These injuries can be acute, lasting only months, or chronic, causing pain and discomfort for years. 

Fortunately, insurance companies exist to cover your damages, both for your vehicle and for your personal injuries. The question is how to get the most money from a car accident.

Keep reading for our expert advice.

How to Get the Most Money From a Car Accident

It’s not uncommon for people to curse paying their car insurance every month when they have a perfect driving record. However, accidents happen all the time and you can’t control other drivers.  read more

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An Uber Disaster: What Happens After You’ve Been Involved in an Uber Car Accident

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So, you’re out on a Saturday night during the summer and you decide to be safe and call an Uber. The Uber arrives, and as usual, they begin to drive you home after a fun-filled evening.

Then, all the sudden, you feel the car jerk and collide with something. As you look up, you notice that you and your Uber driver were just in a car accident. You’re not sure what actually happened and you feel shocked that this incident just occurred.

An Uber car accident can be confusing. And, while we hope a situation like this never happens to you, accidents do happen. read more

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Why Most Auto Accidents Occur In Summer

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The second November hits, you see articles everywhere about winter driving. Everyone is talking about the extra risk it carries and how to be safe in the snow.

That’s great to see and it tends to educate people well. The problem is that winter isn’t the only time driving is dangerous.

Auto accidents in summer are more common occurrences than people realize. The season doesn’t get the publicity that winter does so few drivers know the risks. Today is the day you can change that.

Why There Are More Auto Accidents in Summer

Summer may not put ice on the roads but it has plenty of hazards of its own. In fact, there are several reasons accident rates increase during this time. read more

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Driving on Slush: A Practical Guide for Dealing With Slushy Snow Roads

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Are you preparing for a harsh winter and concerned about how to handle the roads?

Snow and slush are estimated to cause 24% of the weather-related traffic accidents in the United States. In weather like that you need to prepare and be careful.

You are probably wondering what you can do to be safe on slushy roads. Luckily, there are ways to help you stay safe when you need to brave the weather. This post will help prepare you to dive safely.

Keep reading to learn what slush is, how you can stay safe in it, and what to do if you end up in an accident. read more

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