Personal Injury and Car Accident News- September 30
Do Red Cars Cost More to Insure?
Most everyone has heard the myth about red cars being more costly to insure. According to a study by insurancequotes.com, 44 % of Americans believe this, and 53% of millennials believe this, to be specific. So, are that many Americans misinformed? Well the answer is…
Red cars are not more expensive to insure. And color is not a factor considered by insurance companies when insuring cars. Factors used to determine insurance prices include car year, make, model, body style, driving record, how often you drive and how many drivers are on your policy.
Read more on the red car insurance myth here.
When an emergency vehicle is approaching, do you know what to do? You probably know to get out of the way and maybe the right way to do so, but what about after the vehicle passes? Watch the video below to listen to Officer Roy of the Tampa Police Department explain what to do.
13-Year-old Sued in Wrongful Death Case
A grandfather has filed a wrongful death case against his teenage grandson for accidentally hitting the gas pedal instead of the brake and subsequently striking and killing his grandmother. In the case the grandfather is accusing the grandson of negligence, as he carelessly failed to keep control of the car.
The Importance of Pet Restraints in the Car
You Have Your Seatbelt On, But Does Your Pet?
When you have your pet in the car you might not think about having them restrained. However, it’s not only important for their safety if there is an accident, but also to restrict their access to going in the driver’s seat area and causing a distraction. Some states even will fine you if your animal isn’t properly being transported. In most states, if your pet causes you to crash, it is considered distracted driving. Pet car safety is an important topic that most people don’t think to discuss. Read about what kind of car restraints there are for pets here!
Missouri Couple Killed in Car Accident on Disney Vacation
A Missouri couple, who were in Florida with their two daughters to go on a Disney Vacation, was killed after being a struck by a vehicle drifting into their lane on I-4. The children were airlifted to a local hospital and are critically injured. Please remember to stay alert while driving at night, with zero distractions or no other influences.
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