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Advice for Avoiding Rear-End Collisions


Car crashes in the Annapolis area occur on a daily basis, but there are some steps you can take to protect yourself from becoming the next victim. Accidents sometimes occur due to faulty brakes and bald tires; be sure to have your car properly serviced when needed. Other car accidents, including rear-end collisions, occur because of distracted drivers. Never use electronic devices while driving and pay close attention to changing traffic patterns.

This video urges drivers to look beyond the car immediately in front of them to check for brake lights. This allows you to take your foot off the gas early to reduce your risk of striking the car ahead of you. You can also reduce the risk of car accidents by signaling traffic behind you well in advance of your planned turns and lane changes.