Car accident is an unintentional injury and can occur anytime while travelling. There are number of reasons behind car accidents like distracted driving, drunk driving, excessive speed and more. But in case you get injured, you have full right to file the case on the person who has done this, so that you should be compensated for your loss.
3 Major Causes of Car Accidents & How To Prevent Them In my line of work, I’ve seen it all. From someone causing a four car pile up because they stopped to let a squirrel cross the road to another person being rear-ended by someone applying makeup while driving. The results of these accidents can be dire: fatalities or injuries that plague victims for months or years; increased premiums; loss of demerit points. “Distracted and inattentive driving causes more road deaths than drinking and driving and speed combined, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.” And that article was from 2012! Things haven’t improved since then. The Case Against Distracted Driving Distracted driving doesn’t just mean using a phone while behind the wheel, although that certainly accounts of a lot of the cases. According to the RCMP, distracted driving is “…a form of impaired driving as a driver’s judgment is compromised when they are not fully focused on the road. Distracted driving qualifies as: • talking on a cell phone • texting • reading (e.g. books, maps, and newspapers) • using a GPS • watching videos or movies • eating/drinking • smoking • personal grooming, • adjusting the radio/CD and playing extremely loud music • even talking to passengers and driving while fatigued (mentally and/or physically) can be forms of distracted driving.”