Being in an accident can rattle the most 'calm under pressure' type of person. You're brain starts thinking about many things simultaneously, adrenalin starts to run high, and your heart thumps wildly. In this altered state it's difficult to remember all in the information you need to try and collect from the other drivers, passengers, and witnesses, as well as all the details about the vehicles involved.
Car accidents happen all the time. To avoid getting into one, you need to account for yourself as a driver and for those around you, too. Not only will this lead to safer driving, but it can also help you avoid the time, expense, and inconvenience of an accident.
1. SLOW DOWN
Speeding reduces the time you have to react and increases the likelihood of you having an accident. The faster you’re going, the harder it is to slow down. When you can't s...