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Don't let your Valentine's Day get derailed by a drunk driving crash. Like any day of celebration, February 14 presents an opportunity in which adults are likely to imbibe. Although it's impossible to do anything about the behavior of other motorists you'll be sharing the road with, you can be responsible for your own actions.
Below we offer 5 tips for responding to the aftermath of a car wreck. Please remember: Do not in any way apologize or say you are sorry to the other driver. Doing so could be used against you. On the other hand, it's also not a good idea to get angry or yell at the other driver. Try to remain calm and keep these pointers in mind –
You set your clock back 1 hour last night for the end of daylight saving time. Doing so means it will be lighter earlier in the day and also darker earlier in the day. You can expect sunset in Chicago as early as 4:40 p.m. this week.
This week, October 21-27, is National Teen Driver Safety Week. Teens new to driving are at a high risk when they get behind the wheel. Consider the scope of the problem as illustrated by these statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:
Teaching your teen how to drive can be exciting and nerve-wracking. You knew this day would come, but you just want them to be safe. Car accidents are a very real risk. But there are things you can do to help your teen prevent accidents and hopefully lower their risk. Read below for more information on that.
At Sklare Law Group, we handle accident claims all the time. That means every day we speak with people who have been severely injured in motor vehicle accidents. Our clients are living with life-altering injuries, and we fight passionately to pursue maximum compensation on their behalves.