How to Avoid Car Accidents in New Hampshire

The results of a car accident can include severe injuries and significant costs. To avoid the hassle of a car accident, all drivers should take the necessary precautions. Even doing so, accidents do happen and if you are injured in an accident, be sure to contact a New Hampshire car accident lawyer from Mulvey, Cornell & Mulvey. We can help you prove who is at fault and fight for the compensation that you deserve. Some ways to avoid a car accident include:

  1. Slowing down on the road- obey the speed limits at all times
  2. Drive defensively- let others pass you and avoid any urges to be aggressive
  3. Avoid driving in bad weather when possible- rain and frosty roads are dangerous
  4. Never drink and drive- have a designated driver who does not consume any alcohol
  5. Always wear a seatbelt- this is more for safety in the event of an accident but it is imperative
  6. Consistently maintain the condition of your car- check your tires, brakes, windshield wipers and all parts of your car regularly to make sure they work properly
  7. Always use your turn signals properly- this includes when no one is around and turn your signal on in advance to give warning to those around you
  8. Avoid tailgating- you need time to be able to stop if a driver in front of you quickly brakes
  9. Skim your surroundings frequently- do not stare straight ahead, check your mirrors and shift your eyes periodically
  10. Avoid distractions- distracted driving is one of the top causes of accidents, do not talk on the phone, eat or take your attention off of the road in any way

There are many ways to decrease the likelihood of an accident. If you are injured in an accident due to someone else's negligence; however, you can fight for compensation. Contact Mulvey, Cornell & Mulvey for the skilled personal injury representation that you need for a car accident case.