Top 3 Causes of Car Accidents

Harbor Insurance Group


Jun 11, 2012

There are many states where car insurance is legally required.  If you are debating whether or not you are going to purchase car insurance, you have to understand how quickly a car accident can occur.  It is important to understand when a car accident can occur, to ensure that you understand the importance of car insurance. You do not want to be paying for car insurance if you do not understand how necessary the car insurance will be in protecting you and your car.

Car accidents happen on a daily basis and there is a carrying degree of accidents. Some of the most common causes of accidents are…

  1. Maintenance issues – It is important that your car is always in good working order.  Car accidents are commonly caused by a faulty part in the car or something going wrong with the car that is a result of the car not being maintained properly. The most common culprits of car accidents are brakes, ties and even alignment. Getting everything checked and maintained on a regular basis will avoid these types of accidents.
  2. Drunk driving- when people dive drunk they not only put themselves at risk but they also put others on the road at risk. As you are driving you have to be sure that you are going to be alert and watch for others that may not have control of their car.
  3. Aggressive Drives or Road Rage – People that lose their cool o do not have patience when they are diving often lose control of their ability to drive safely and responsibly. Do not enrage a driver any more than he already is, if someone is upset with you. If you see someone driving erratically, get out of their way quickly.

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