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 betweenyou and the vehicle in front of you in order for you to be able tostop. Good measure is one car length for every 10 mph that you aretraveling. This also applies to the person behind you. Technicallyyou are responsible for the damage to...
The law is that it is not legal to cross a solid white line in cobbcounty.
Leaving the scene of an accident can be a major issue. In Georgia,fines and such are handled by the individual jurisdiction where theviolation occurred. Fines are different depending on the Magistrateor Probate Court that is handling the matter.
You should see a doctor if you feel any level of pain anddiscomfort. It may even be a good idea to get checked out even ifyou feel fine. Your doctor will be in the best position todetermine whether you sustained any serious injuries in theaccident.
\n. \n Fault in a Parallel Parking Accident \n. \nHere are several opinions from FAQ Farmers:\n. \n . 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, no matter what...
I think 37 percent drivers are habitual of drinking.
Assuming that the car hit was stopped when the other car wasbacking up, the one backing will be at fault. If there is nodamage, or if it is below a certain threshold it may not even countas a collision.
i dont honestly know but i think it was like wooden hula hoops hopscotch traditional games and stuff
Sorry, the illegally parked car is not responsible. Any time a car slides into the back of another, that vehicle is considered to be traveling at an unsafe speed for the conditions. You will probably get a ticket for following too closely, or reckless driving.
The car that is moving is the only one with the power to avoid theaccident therefore, the other car is at fault. They may say theyweren't moving as well though. Good luck.
Why were you driving without a license? You will be prosecuted forthe violation but it has nothing to with fault. If the other partywas at fault their insurance is responsible for damages to yourcar. You will never get your license back. Habitual gets you jailtime.
The person backing out. If you were in the lane/road behind them they needed to use caution when backing out.
You would have broken more than one law. You would be charged withvehicular 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 youwas at fault, you are only going to collect your actual losses upto the limits of the other party's insurance coverage. This meansyour actual required medical expenses and loss of income andnothing more. You are to be made whole again...
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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Inform your attorney, who can refer the matter to the Prosecution's attention. If it can be proven, then a charge of Perjury may be brought against the officer. Without proof of a deliberate lie, it is simply up to your side to refute the officer's statement with other testimony.
it is true, the vehicle occupying the lane on the main road has the right of way.
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 are...
It could be neither are to blame, as it could only be an accident: The cow startled at the sound of the motorbike and in her panic, saw that the only option was to run out in front of the biker. The biker probably came around a corner, or up a hill and he didn't realize the cow was there until he...
Michigan State Police or the campus police could help you out.
Vehicular manslaughter occurs when an individual unintentionally causes the death of another through negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Manslaughter by definition is unintentionally causing the death of another individual through negligent or wanton means. This is different from homicide...
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...
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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.
the other guys fault doesn't he see you right in front of him because the reaction time would be long enough for him to hit the brakes unless you live in England then its your fault
Driving safe and taking necessary precautions, seat belts and airbags.
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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...
There is no specific law covering this particular collision. However, in 99.9% of all such collisions it is the person who ran into the car in front of them who is charged. Usually it is for 'failing to give full time and attention' to their driving - or - 'following too close' - etc).
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 actual...
If a car is parked (so it wasnt moving, standing still), the other car is in fault.
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...
If one of you broke, then it would be the one who didn't break who would be at fault, if neither of you broke you are both at fault for undue care and attention.
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 contacted...
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 mightsay age, credit score, marital status.
Answer . \nyou 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 . \nInsurance and accident investigators generally use a method referred to as "chain of causation"....
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.
it's car B is at fault because an insurance guy will say that no matter what, if a care hits your rear bumper they should watch the road and hit the brakes when they see the other car. so its car B is at fault
If you were sitting in a parked car and had to choose from being hit from the front by a car going 60 mph, or from the rear by a car going 60 mph, you probably should pick the front. Some of the reasons: . air bags only activate in front-end crashes (or side/rollover crashes on newer cars), not...
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.
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Bikes and pedestrians always have the right of way [providing they are proceeding in conformance with the traffic laws]. Most likely the vehicle will be determined at fault. There have been some rare cases in which a bicyclists or pedestrian have been assigned some contribution of fault.
about 43,000 people are killed in the u.s. each year 40 percent are alcohol related.
Claimants Loss Compensation Whether the claimant has fixed their car or not has no bearing on the financial liability of the at fault party. A claimant is not required by law to repair his vehicle. The at fault driver is however required to compensate the claimant for his loss. The claimant may...
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.
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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 suspend your license and if...
Technically it would be your fault as you are not supposed to put parts of your car into the path of a car. Having said this, no accident is ever 100% someone's fault. In Wisconsin you are 10% at fault just for being there. As the answer above stated, it is your responsibility to look for...
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.
The plow guy, obviously the car was doing a good deed by moving the car in the first place. but its the plow that backed out when it wasnt supposed to. If your opperating such machinery such as a plow, you should use your common sence as well.so ya, im goin with it was the plow dudes fault.
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...
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.