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Safe driving habits not only save money, but could save your life

On a daily basis, everyone sees at least one driver that drives at lightning speed, running yellow lights and darting around cars. You might even be that person on certain days. But does speeding up when you see a yellow light or quickly weaving in and out of traffic actually save you time and money? No, in fact, it probably costs you.

Some people may be willing to pay the price of their traffic violation ticket, but they don’t realize that their insurance carrier tracks the accumulation of tickets. In the event of an accident, injuries and damages are more extensive the faster you drive. The insurance company notes this and finds you at a higher risk. In other words, the more tickets you have, the higher you will pay for insurance.

The severity and frequency of these violations calculates the likelihood that you will be involved in an accident. If you gather multiple traffic violations your insurance rates will change after they review your Motor Vehicle Report.

The solution to avoiding this is simple – slow down. Driving the speed limit, putting away distractions such as cell phones and being alert to other drivers not only saves you the cost of a ticket and increased insurance, but it could save your life.

If you have had a Kansas car wreck injury that was not your fault and need medical treatment, you need an experienced professional who can help you get back on the road to recovery. Call us today at 316-269-1414 or visit our contact page here. Our Kansas personal injury attorneys will provide you a free initial consultation and if we take your case you don’t pay a dime unless we recover money for you. Even then we only take a percentage of the total amount of your recovery.

If you have questions on what you should be looking for when you are making a decision to hire a Kansas personal injury lawyer, read our article located here.

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