Winter Driving Safety

Winter Driving SafetyThere are particular items you ought to ALWAYS have with you in your motor vehicle for winter driving safety.

These include:
jumper wires, lock de-ice, emergency treatment set, flashlight, road flares or emergency pens, shovel, sand, a plastic bag with toilet tissue, additional electric batteries, a pre-paid phone card, ice scraper, tire chains or cords, air compressor (merely in case you forgot to check your pressure), a bag with some winter season clothing, a quilt, some water, washer fluid, coolant, tools,  some energy bars or other food stuffs.

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Hit and Run Accidents

Hot and RunUnfortunately, hit and run accidents happen all too frequently. A Hit and run accident means that someone has either been the cause of, has been involved in accident and leaves the scene before identifying and/or insurance information has been collected. It is either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the severity of the situation. If you are in any accident, be sure and get as much identifying information about the other driver as you can, as quickly as you can. A license plate number is always a good bet if you have a short window of time and can only get one thing. While most people will do the right thing, it is a good idea to be prepared in case you come across someone who doesn’t.

If you are involved in a traffic accident and the other driver leaves the scene, and you haven’t already gotten identifying information- here are some recommendations:

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