How can we avoid head-on collisions?
Strategies to Avoid Head-on Collisions
- Obey traffic signals and speed limit.
- Keep your vehicle in tip-top condition.
- Avoid distractions while driving and pay attention other drivers.
- Avoid driving while you are under the influence of alcohol or when you feel tired.
How common are head-on collisions?
A head-on collision is when a vehicle’s front ends collide with another vehicle’s front ends. These accidents account for approximately 2 percent of all accidents. Approximately 10 percent of road accident fatalities involve a head-on collision.
How do head-on collisions happen?
Head-on collisions occur when cars traveling in opposite directions collide with each other. These accidents can be caused by a driver making a mistake or driving on the wrong side. They can also be caused by drunk driving, distracted driving, and brake failure.
What do you do in an accident involving a parked vehicle?
Steps to Make at the Scene
- Call police. According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), an officer will record the incident and create an accident report. This report will be required when you file your claim with your insurer.
- Document about the accident.
- Notify your insurance company.
What does comprehensive other than collision mean?
Comprehensive Insurance is a policy that covers the cost of replacing or repairing your vehicle in case it’s damaged or stolen. Comprehensive coverage is sometimes referred to as “other than collision”. It typically covers damage caused by fire, vandalism, or falling objects (like trees or hail).
Can you take a dead deer?
If you find a dead deer on your property, or elsewhere, we don’t recommend you remove it. Handling any animal carcass is a risky business. Deer are large and can be spread disease easily. We recommend calling the local authorities or wildlife removal specialists in this instance.