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Auto Accidents

Parent Category: Rules of the Road
For questions and answers on these topics: determining who is at fault; insurance; accident statistics; and, trends and automotive safety issues.

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Over 845,384 in the us alone
Your right, you are responsible to leave enough distance between  you and the vehicle in front of you in order for you to be able to  stop. Good measure is one car length for every 10 mph that you are  traveling. This also applies to the person behind you. Technically  you are responsible for...
The law is that it is not legal to cross a solid white line in cobb  county.
Leaving the scene of an accident can be a major issue. In Georgia,  fines and such are handled by the individual jurisdiction where the  violation occurred. Fines are different depending on the Magistrate  or Probate Court that is handling the matter.
You should see a doctor if you feel any level of pain and  discomfort. It may even be a good idea to get checked out even if  you feel fine. Your doctor will be in the best position to  determine whether you sustained any serious injuries in the  accident.
    == Fault in a Parallel Parking Accident ==     Here are several opinions from FAQ Farmers:     * Always always always the person behind. There are so many reasons you might not see someone behind you, but you should always see the person in front and give them enough room,...
I think 37 percent drivers are habitual of drinking.
Assuming that the car hit was stopped when the other car was  backing up, the one backing will be at fault. If there is no  damage, or if it is below a certain threshold it may not even count  as a collision.
The car that is moving is the only one with the power to avoid the  accident therefore, the other car is at fault. They may say they  weren't moving as well though. Good luck.
Why were you driving without a license? You will be prosecuted for  the violation but it has nothing to with fault. If the other party  was at fault their insurance is responsible for damages to your  car. You will never get your license back. Habitual gets you jail  time.
You would have broken more than one law. You would be charged with  vehicular manslaughter, among many other possible charges.
No, all hte brothers were involved in it, joe Jonas saved his brothers nick Jonas from dieing that day by protecting him.
If the other driver suffered property damage or was injured, he can sue the driver who caused the accident, regardless of the speed of collision.
Yes, about two days ago. He's fine now.
if there is a suit brought for the accident they will have to name or sue you, not the insurance company, don't panic though, your insurance company should represent you, (if a judgment is entered against you the ins co will pay it, assuming as simplistic as question) if you are ever served with...
You are not entitled to anything. If the other party who hit you  was at fault, you are only going to collect your actual losses up  to the limits of the other party's insurance coverage. This means  your actual required medical expenses and loss of income and  nothing more. You are to be made...
Your insurance will only pay off what the blue book value of the car is, whether that's enought to pay off the vehicle is unknown to me. If you owe $7k and insurance says the car is worth $5k you owe the $2k difference.
  Loads i guess it is due to the drunk drivers drank on Guiness Extra Cold (r)
The situation varies according to Country, State, and Insurance Company. So no general answer can be given. Contacting your 'Citizens Advice Bureau' may produce advice. Good luck
No function can get us a right or even close answer, this is all dependent on infinite number of variables. however, lower speeds reduces the probability in known factor. But more important it will decrease the damage to human in case accident happened. be safe and drive slowly.
Queens Boulevard has long been considered the most dangerous street for pedestrians in all of New York City. It has even been nicknamed "Boulevard of Death" and "Boulevard of Broken Bones." From 1993 to 2000, 72 people (about 10.1 each year) were killed trying to cross Queens Boulevard. And from...
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Most likely you are, but it also depends on what the person you hit was doing   In most circumstances, yes ... it's called "failure to control vehicle" and is usually caused by tailgaiting the car ahead or not paying attention to what is happening. Too many people only see one car ahead when they...
Michigan State Police or the campus police could help you out.
The best way would be to hire a debt collections or law firm to collect the judgment. They can typically be hired on a commission rate and cover all the costs in getting the debt paid. Another way would be to use one of those online people searching tools, however that would not give you access to...
      The following set of exercises is from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website... Please copy and paste the web address into your browser:     http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00302     Do those exercises that you can perform without much pain...
Friday the 14th. not there is no certain day.lol
Rapid assessment occurs within the first few hours after an incident and is focused on lifesaving needs.
Driving safe and taking necessary precautions, seat belts and airbags.
Disorders of language functions known as aphasias, are presumed to have as their cause some form of damage to some specific site in the hemisphere where language is located. Such characteristic problems in spontaneous speech, as well as in the understanding of speech and writing. Damage to the...
No , she was actually in a boat accident .
41,000 also died in alcohol related car accidents
  The driver who caused the accident is at fault. However, since that person has no insurance, you would have to sue them in court for damages. Chances are if they have no money for insurance they also will not have any money to pay a court fine or court ordered award to you. Since your policy...
You can money fast by making a car wash....
Provided that you had been truthful in the original application (i.e.- prior DUI infractions) and the policy is in force, then yes it will. I suppose it is possible that there could be an exclusion written into the policy regarding that particular circumstance (in which case it would not pay)... but...
  well yes, while facts of loss are vague, it would be reasoned that the person with the damage to the rear of their vehicle had ''control'' of the intersection.......was farther thru that the other driver.......therefore the right of way........many many ''if's '' here not really enough info in...
  i answered one similar to this a day or so ago.....your vehicle is a total loss, when the cost of repair is greater than the actual cash value of the vehicle minus it's salvage value, and/or if the state you are in has a percent law, mine MO says if the cost of repair is 75% or greater of the...
Good statistics would not be available for undeveloped countries.
  == Medical drivers license revokcation ==   If a person is declared an epiletic (has uncontrolled seziures even though they are on medication) by a doctor or is found to be mentally unfit by a doctor and a court of law.
Yes. They do. Invariably. I have been working in the substance abuse arm of the criminal justice field for over a decade. But it didn't become clear to me how pervasive the trend of drunk drivers to run from accidents is until recently when I started to collect news stories of various tragic DUI...
  That might be true....but not likely. Your health insurance company will follow up with the other company and you might find yourself in litigation due to this. There is no such thing as double dipping with insurance company. My children were recently in an auto accident. BCBS has already...
about 55,000 people in America every day use their mobile phones
Alot just dont use it if you do then youll be in jail for a long time and will risk your life
63% of the children up to age 15 who were killed in motor vehicle crashes were killed in alcohol-related crashes. true or fales?
  if you can prove it wasnt your fault then the other person is liable for your car... but there is no way of getting out of being in trouble for driving without a licence and insurance
Hold the steering wheel firmly; release the gas pedal; and gently apply the brakes. Return to the pavement when the vehicle has slowed enough to allow roll steer back onto the highway safely.
Depends on who you ask. If you ask an insurance company, they might  say age, credit score, marital status.
  == Answer ==     you are at fault of the vehicle you hit, it is possible you were following too close, the other veh is at fault of the veh they hit and you are at fault of vehicle you hit.   == Answer ==     Insurance and accident investigators generally use a method referred...
In the UK - you can claim for an acceleration of symptoms of a pre existing medical condition. For example in car accidents - whiplash is common which affects the cervical spine. If your spine has a pre existing degenerative condition you may be suffering no pain. But the car crash could lead to...
If the injury is not severe, skull and neck X-rays will be taken to check for any skull fractures and for neck or spinal injuries.
Answer . Yes,, you are required to be financially responsible for any accidental loss you caused. It does not mmatter if you, or the Insurance Company pays the bill. So long as you take car of the damages you caused.
Pearl Jam remade it called last kiss, u can find the original on youtube as well.
  about 43,000 people are killed in the u.s. each year 40 percent are alcohol related.
Answer . If you're proceeding (A) with a left arrow, you can be pretty sure the traffic signal is holding all conflicting traffic with a red signal. Otherwise the signal is defective. That said, the other driver (B) is likely at fault for failing to properly yield after stopping for a red light.
Amy Jo Johnson in the movie Susie Q. It came out in the 90's
mayb the right answer . I think they will probably take ur car away.
== Answer ==   You should stop driving immediately. It is illegal to drive any vehicle without meeting your state's Financial Responsibilty Requirements.       == Answer ==   Stop driving! If you still didn't have insurance when you got into your second accident, they'll probably...
Parking lot accident are the most awful claims to deal with. Unless you have witnesses or video of the accident. It is a case of he said/she said. Since all parking lot of private property, it is not a policy issue either. Most of these cases end up being a 50/50, 60/40, or 30/70 type of at fault...
  One would think that they would get this done within a couple days at the most, if only to make certain that the claim would be processed. Call the insured's company and ask them about this. Certainly, if one has waited past 30 days, the claim may not be honored.
lack of paying attention
You should call your insurance co. first. They will have the information you need. If you did not have insurance at the time of the accident or have changed insurance carriers since the accident consult an attorney.
Well, roughly 20% of adults in Americans smoke, according to a study cited by NPR. There are 209,000000 adults in the U.S according to the 2000 census. According to the U.S. dept. of Transportation, there is roughly 200,000000 drivers in the U.S. probably not all the smokers have drivers licenses,...
File, yes, you can file a claim. You may or may not win the claim depending on the type and severity of the injury and how well documented the link between the accident and your injuries may be.
  out of every 100 - 50% are due to cell phones
  == Answer ==   People sue today for anything and everything. The question is could he win a lawsuit from someone he hit in the rear. In 2005 I would say anything is possible.
If the workers was "on the clock" then it is a workman's comp issue in most states. If the worker was not on the clock, then it is just the driver's/worker's fault, no difference if the same driver would have crashed the car in his own driveway.
Yes, it can. Persons with abdominal obesity become lazy and find it difficult to move easily. Therefore, when they meet with some accident, they can't protect themselves because they can help to get themselves out of the vehicle. Moreover, obese persons' ability to defeat diseases is also suffered...
Answer . \nNo. That would not only result in a breach of peace charge, but probably trespass and tampering with private property as well.
I'm not sure why he would need life insurance. You do, however--since he would need financial resources if you died. Pretty much any life insurance company would offer life insurance for either of you, but in his case the premiums may be quite high.
  The vehicle exiting the parking space that did not yield to oncoming traffic.
  If you had a 'thru' street and they had a stop sign, they more than likely will bare the majority of liability, if you were speeding you may get some contributory/comparative negligence assessed to you as well.
ANSWERJust because somebody was issued a citation, it doesn't mean that this person is at fault automatically, however, based on the evidence and the police report, it may be different. The person getting the citation needs to prove (and I really mean it) that in fact he/she didn't break the law and...
Without a police report, there is little recourse in assigning damage responsibility to one party or the other, unless one has admitted fault, and hopefully that is properly notarized and in a written and signed statement. Word of mouth has no legal binding. Whenever there is a car accident, no...
the number plate is in your name so the police will find you or a person can recognize you and find you
As long as he had a coverage which is called Medical Payments at the time on his auto insurance. Also known as PIP. when you buy this converge you buy it in limits and per person. The highest 2 of my companies have is a 100,000 dollars. So if there was an accident, the insurance company will pay no...
Most collisions are a result of excessive speed, driver inattention, following too close, failure to yield the right-of-way, or DUI.   == DUI ==