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Prevent Car Accidents

Every year in the U.S., auto accidents kill thousands and injure millions of people. Unfortunately, people who fail to obey the rules of the road cause too many of those accidents. Even the best drivers can suffer an injury when someone else is negligent and drives poorly.

By following these tips from Auger & Auger, we hope to help you prevent car accidents in NC. However, when you cannot avoid a crash, we are here to protect your rights.

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How to avoid car accidents in NC

Stay alert behind the wheel to avoid collisions. Remain attentive to the following:

  • Blind spots
  • Changes in weather
  • Distance between vehicles
  • How tired you are
  • How your vehicle handles
  • Maintenance of your vehicle

The North Carolina Department of Transportation reports that many accidents result from people not adjusting their driving to meet conditions. When it rains, snows, or is dark, you should be extra careful and maintain slower rates of speed.

Avoid distractions

Stimuli inside your car can distract you from the road, causing accidents. Avoid the following and other distractions to prevent an auto accident in North Carolina:

  • Adjusting the radio
  • Inputting information into GPS
  • Reading maps
  • Smoking, eating, or drinking
  • Talking with passengers
  • Using cell phones to talk or text

Obey the rule

Many NC auto accidents result from drivers breaking the law. Offenses include:

  • Driving straight in a turn lane
  • Driving on the shoulder
  • Passing on the right
  • Speeding
  • Tailgating

Contact Auger & Auger about NC automobile accidents

If everyone followed these tips, our NC auto accident attorneys might have less work to do. Unfortunately, even if you obey every traffic rule and accident avoidance technique, you cannot control other drivers. Their negligence can cause injury and property damage in a second.

Auger & Auger strives to make it easier for you to get the compensation you deserve. We offer free consultations in numerous locations throughout North Carolina, including three offices in Charlotte. We also offer home and hospital visits for our incapacitated clients. Let us help you.

Call Auger & Auger today at (704) 364-3361, or use our web form to get help with NC automobile accidents online.

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