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What to Do When You’re Not Sure How to Avoid an Arizona Car Crash

By Breyer Law Offices on December 16, 2014

When you’re driving down the road and something goes awry with traffic, you may be wondering about the best way to avoid an Arizona car crash. And unfortunately, in some cases, there isn’t much that you can do except hit the brakes and pray. But if you’re willing to read through this article and get some ideas ahead of time, you might just be ready to avoid a collision no matter what happens on the road. Here are some of our best tips for being prepared for anything, no matter what may come.

  • Get your head in the “game” before you go out on the road. Everyone does it. You leave the house in the morning to go to work, or you leave work to go home. You get in the car, and instead of thinking about the road or traffic or the task of driving, you’re thinking about not wanting to go to work, not wanting to do laundry when you get home, and how big of a jerk your boss is. Clear your mind. You’d be surprised what that one little trick can do to refocus your driving and help you avoid an accident.
  • Take a driving safety course. This may sound silly to a seasoned driver, especially if you’ve never been in an accident, but going to a driving course and learning how to navigate sticky situations on a driving range can help you to avoid the same situations in real life. These courses are often affordable, and will give you a huge return on investment by giving you the skills you need to prevent an accident.
  • Leave at least a car’s length or two between you and the car in front of you. While this action may mean that more cars will cut you off on the road, and it won’t keep you from being rear-ended, it can help you avoid rear-ending another vehicle, and give you extra space to avoid becoming an “accident sandwich” if you’re rear-ended in traffic.
  • Always have an escape plan. When you’re driving down the road, it helps to keep your eye on the traffic around you, and look for possible exits in case things get ugly. This one small action can help you always be prepared to take evasive action without causing yourself, your vehicle, or your passengers harm.

If worst comes to worst and you get injured in a crash, contact the best injury lawyers at Breyer Law Offices, P.C. for immediate legal assistance.

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