Advanced Spine discusses defensive driving to avoid car accidents.
To avoid being involved in a Mesa Arizona car accident, it is important to become a defensive driver. With defensive driving, you take steps to identify hazards before you encounter them, thereby helping to reduce your driving risk. These strategies go beyond the instruction that is taught at the standard drivers education course and, in many cases, taking a defensive driving course can help to reduce your insurance rates.
Every year, approximately 41,000 people die from traffic collisions. An additional 3,236,000 people are injured from these accidents each year, with about 30 percent of these accidents being attributed to speeding. Many of these accidents, however, are caused by psychological factors that have not been handled well by the driver, such as fatigue, stress, emotional distress and road rage. Learning how to handle these factors can help to reduce the risk of being involved in a car accident.
Of course, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can also significantly increase the risk of being involved in a car accident. With a defensive driving course, you can learn more about how drugs and alcohol impair driving while also learning about the state’s limits for blood-alcohol limits.
Unfortunately, even the most careful drivers can find themselves involved in a car accident. Even seemingly minor accidents can have disastrous, long-lasting results. Therefore, it is important to be seen by a medial professional after being involved in a car accident. If you have been involved in a car accident in Mesa, Arizona or the surrounding area, contact Advanced Spine & Rehab. We will take your situation seriously as we work closely with you to address any medical conditions you may be facing.