During the holiday season it is important to remember that car
accidents occur at an alarming rate, and are especially prevalent
during the holidays when many people travel out of town, and hurry
around town in their vehicles running errands.  Last year there was an
estimated 6.2 million car accidents reported in the United States, with
approximately 2.2 million reported injuries.  Car accidents remain the
number one cause of death for U.S. citizens between the ages of 4 and
34, and there are on average 40,000 car accident deaths reported per
year.  According to the NHTSA, in 2005 Dallas was rated the sixth most
deadliest city for car accident related deaths.  These above statistics
make it likely that every year you, a relative or someone you know will
be involved in a car accident.

Car accidents typically occur due to a driver’s negligence.  A
driver can be negligent in many ways, including:  driving too fast,
driving while intoxicated, driving recklessly, or by failing to pay
attention  while driving.  Drivers are becoming more distracted while
driving, especially with advances in technology.  Many drivers operate
their vehicles while eating, while talking on the phone, while texting,
while watching television and by surfing the internet.  Failure to
timely react while operating a vehicle can lead to car accidents.  If a
driver is distracted, his or her reaction time may not be sufficient to
avoid a car accident.

For car accident avoidance, drivers must adhere to the laws of the
road, and keep distractions while driving to a minimum.  To protect
against injury in the event of a car accident, drivers and passengers
must always buckle seatbelts, and consumers should purchase vehicles
equipped with safety equipment, such as airbags.  Also, it is
imperative that children be placed in approved safety seats, and are
properly restrained.

In the event of a car accident immediatley contact 911.  If
possible, safely remove your vehicle from the roadway.  Make sure to
get the other driver’s contact and insurance information. You should
proceed to the nearest emergency room to make sure you or any
passengers are free of serious injury.  Finally, contact Dallas car
accident attorneys at Schorr Law Firm, and we will assist you with your
claims.

Contact Schorr Law Firm toll free at 1-866-456-0100

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