December has arrived, and that means the holiday season is officially upon us. This time of year is typically associated with gift giving, family visits and celebratory feasts, but it can also be an especially treacherous time to be on the road. Insurance companies typically see a marked rise in claims this time of year… Read more »
Five Things to Remember to Get the Evidence You Need After a Car Accident
Automobile accidents can be truly terrifying experiences, so it’s no surprise that some find it hard to concentrate immediately following one. Unfortunately, this moment is critical for collecting the evidence that will be needed to protect yourself legally in the future. Here are five things that you definitely need to remember in the wake of… Read more »
How an Accurate Picture of a Car Accident is Painted
When a car accident occurs, there are several stories that can be told depending on a person’s perspective. Of course you have the people directly involved in the accident– the people inside the car or cars. Then there are witnesses nearby who saw the accident with their eyes from a certain vantage point. And,… Read more »
Is This The Future Of Automobile Accidents?
What do you think about the concept of driverless cars? Research is heading that way; Google has a self-driving car that has already gone about 2 million miles on the streets of Mountain View, California. And major companies are spending billions of dollars to make driverless cars a reality…and the new norm. Just like… Read more »
Where Are Car Accidents Most Prevalent?
Where do car accidents most often happen? Typically, they happen within 25 miles of home. After all, most driving does occur close to home, right? Think about this: you become so used to the roads around your home, neighborhood, and region, that you become almost too relaxed about it– on “auto-pilot.” And you know… Read more »
How New Trends in Vehicle Design Could Affect Insurance Companies
The automotive industry is constantly changing; trends come and go, like dust in the wind. Some trends are little and many don’t bat an eyelash when it comes to them. Others are a bit more noticeable and sometimes these trends have the potential to change driving forever. A recent move is being considered a “game… Read more »
Accidents from Self-Driving Vehicles Could Cause Problems in the Future
Unfortunately, accidents are a way of life, which is why we provide only the best accident reconstruction software and investigation software. We’re only human after all, and must take heart in the fact that we will make mistakes, and sometimes you have to investigate these mistakes. How about robot drivers? Robots we assume are impervious… Read more »
How is Fault Determined After a Car Accident
If you ask a person involved in a vehicular accident who was at fault, they’re most likely going to say, “the other guy.” It’s human nature to want to blame things on other people. Well, accidents happen, and usually someone is at fault, but how is “fault” determined after an accident? Oftentimes people involved in… Read more »
How Do Car Insurance Companies Determine Settlements After An Accident?
Insurance companies take into account a variety of factors to determine settlements after an accident. Chief among these factors are: What is the nature of the property damage? Was there a personal injury involved? What are the insurance policy limits? Typically, most accidents involve damages to a person’s vehicle, such that their… Read more »
How Accident Reconstruction Software Helps Traffic Crash Investigators
A traffic crash investigator takes a detailed look at car crashes, especially when serious injuries or fatalities have occurred. Essentially, they want to know the details of the accident. Trained to do their job well, traffic crash investigators take measurements and drag factors to determine the speed, movement and points of collision in order to… Read more »