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Posted by Editor  |  December 14, 2018

How to Prevent Wrong-Way Accidents

Every year in the U.S., wrong-way accidents kill 300 to 400 people on average. Wrong-way accidents are particularly devastating collisions. A vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on a road or highway can cause a head-on collision – one of the deadliest types of car accidents. In a head-on collision, the vehicles collide at...
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Posted by Editor  |  December 5, 2018

Winter Driving Tips for Alabama

Winter driving in Alabama can change abruptly. The state does not receive predictable snowfall each year, often making it difficult for drivers to prepare for the winter weather. Many drivers may encounter their first snow-driving experiences during one of Alabama’s occasional snowstorms. It is important to review safe-driving tips and best practices before hitting...
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Posted by Editor  |  December 5, 2018

What do I do if I was hit by someone texting while driving?

If you or your vehicle are struck by a distracted driver who was texting while driving,  it is important to tell the police officer who arrives at the scene.  According to Alabama Code §32-5A-350, it is against the law to use a cellular telephone or other similar device to send or receive text based communications,...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 23, 2018

Safety Tips for Working With Fuel

Many Americans work with or handle different types of fuel every day, and it’s crucial to understand the inherent dangers of working with or handling combustible or flammable fuels. People who work in the oil and gas industry must meet rigorous safety standards and use acceptable, tested equipment always. However, Americans should know basic...
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Posted by Editor  |  July 23, 2018

What Should I Do When I Hear Sirens While Driving?

Emergency response vehicles in Alabama have a signature sound – loud, wailing sirens. Most drivers pull over to the side of the road to get out of the way when they hear this sound, but many people aren’t sure how to safely react. Knowing exactly what to do in these common situations can help...
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Posted by Editor  |  July 16, 2018

What Is Alabama’s Drugged Driving Law?

As is the case in every state in the U.S., drugged driving is illegal in Alabama. Drugged driving can refer to being under the influence of illicit substances as well as legal prescription drugs if they impact the driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle. Drugged driving is a type of driving under the...
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Posted by Editor  |  December 7, 2015

Alabama Auto Accident Checklist Hundreds of Alabama citizens are involved in an auto accident everyday...some severe, some minor. Regardless of the circumstances, there are certain do's and don't's to remember. So, here are the top five do's and don'ts: Things To Do After a Car Accident in Alabama 1. Call the police and get an accident report...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

What to do After Getting Rear-Ended

What Should You Do When You’ve Been Rear-ended Rear end collisions are the most common kind of car accident, numbering about 2.5 million in the U.S. annually. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA) reports that 29.6 percent of all car collisions are rear-impact crashes. If you’ve been rear-ended, it is generally not your...
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