Rear-end collisions account for nearly one-third of all car accidents. How can you lessen the chance of a rear-end collision? What are some simple safety steps you can take? Watch the following video wherein we discuss three steps to avoid rear-end collisions. The full transcript is below.



As discussed, you can reduce the chances of a rear-end collision by following three safety steps.

First, keep a safe distance with the vehicle in front of you. By doing so, it will help you anticipate any sudden, unexpected stops by the driver in front of you.

Keep Safe Distance Between Vehicles

Keep Safe Distance Between Vehicles To Avoid Rear-End Collisions


Second, avoid all distractions. This includes texting, using the radio, and even eating. Bottom line, do not take any action which may take your eyes off of the road.

Don't Text Dnd Drive

Never Text While Driving

Third, always drive within the speed limit. When you are driving faster than the speed limit, it will be more difficult to brake and avoid a collision with the car in front of you.

Speeding Can Lead to Rear-End Collisions

Drive Within the Speed Limit to Avoid Rear-End Collisions

Barthelette Law, Your Rear-End Collision Lawyer

We hope this post, Three Steps To Avoid Rear-End Collisions, serves a helpful reminder on how to avoid rear-end collisions!

At Barthelette Law, we help victims of rear-end collisions. It would be our privilege to help you with your rear-end collision.

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Full Transcript

00:04  hi i’m greg barthelette with barthelette
00:06  law
00:07  and today i want to talk to you about
00:08  three simple steps you can take to avoid
00:11  rear-end collisions
00:13  the first step is to maintain a safe
00:15  distance with the vehicle in front of
00:17  you
00:18  obviously
00:19  the larger the gap between your vehicle
00:22  and the vehicle in front of you the more
00:24  time you have to stop in the event the
00:26  vehicle in front of you stops or breaks
00:28  suddenly
00:30  the second step you can take to avoid
00:33  rear-end collisions is to avoid
00:34  distractions
00:35  this would include
00:37  texting while driving
00:39  using your radio while driving or even
00:41  eating while driving
00:42  avoid anything that takes your eyes off
00:45  the road
00:47  the third step you can take to avoid
00:49  rear-end collisions is simply to drive
00:51  within the speed limits
00:53  obviously the faster you go
00:55  the more difficult it is going to be to
00:58  break in the event the car in front of
00:59  you stops suddenly
01:01  as always
01:02  drive safely