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What is a typical reaction time when braking?

Reaction times have a lot to do with accident odds in the car. Part of the reason that things like distracted driving, drunk driving and drowsy driving are so risky is that they all reduce your reaction times. In terms of braking, this time includes the following:

Some automatic driving systems are already helping

The topic of self-driving cars is sometimes controversial in the United States. While there is evidence that they could massively reduce accidents by taking human error out of the mix, others worry that computer glitches and similar issues may simply cause new types of crashes.

Declining car accident deaths are a good sign

The general trend with car accidents, over the decades, has been a decline in fatalities. However, in recent years, stats had actually started to trend upward again. Many experts blamed the popularity of the smartphone, starting around 2007, saying that it was causing more driver distraction and thus undercutting the work of all safety innovations.

Drunk driving crashes are preventable and claim too many lives

Drunk driving is a serious problem in this country, so all drivers must ensure that they're doing their part to keep the roads safe by only driving when they're fully sober. Unfortunately, not all drivers abide by this. Instead, they choose to drive after they've had a few drinks or more.

Common causes of car wrecks drivers should avoid

Driving safely is a primary duty of every driver on the road. Unfortunately, not all drivers take this seriously. It only takes one negligent person operating a vehicle to cause a crash that leads to innocent victims being injured or killed. All drivers should remember that there are specific accident causes that are more common than others.

You have 2 years to file a personal injury claim

Being involved in a car wreck can lead to serious injuries, so the victims must ensure that they get the medical care they need. This is sometimes a costly endeavor when the co-pays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket expenses come into the picture. Unfortunately, not obtaining the care and other items that are necessary for treatment isn't really an option. This puts the financial pressure on the innocent victims of these crashes.

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