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How much does a vehicle accident really cost?

You’ve got insurance, right? So, you pay the excess, deal with losing your no-claims bonus and move on. But that’s not all that an accident or crash can cost you. Let’s look at the two scenarios where you are at

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What factors contribute to a crash?

Crashes are coded by police using a set of parameters that cover almost every eventuality. There are also contributing factors which are recorded in order of importance. Road environment contributed Slippery road due to weather – roads can be especially

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How to escape from a car that’s sinking

Several thousand people die every year around the world in cars that are submerged. It’s more common that you would imagine and cars sinking in water happens for a number of reasons: The bridge is out, and the driver doesn’t

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Leading causes of distraction-based crashes for teens

The more experience you have at driving, the less likely you become to have an accident, and therefore teens are most at risk of accidents simply due to not having had as much time behind the wheel. The above study

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Lowside and highside motorbike crashes explained (+videos)

Two common types of crashes on a motorbike are the lowside and highside crash. Both of them start with one of the wheels beginning to slide from underneath the rider, but they end in spectacularly different outcomes. Riders would prefer to

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How to use crash test results when looking to buy a car

At some time in your life you are statistically likely to have a crash. Hopefully it’s a minor one. But if it’s not, you’ll be glad you chose a safe car by taking into consideration crash test results. But how

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Can you use cruise control in the rain?

Every year an email does the rounds about a woman who had cruise control on when driving while it was raining, she began to hydroplane (aquaplane) and her car ‘literally flew’ through the air. Basically she crashed, and you can

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