Do teenagers get into more car accidents?
The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among teens aged 16–19 than among any other age group. In fact, per mile driven, teen drivers in this age group are nearly three times as likely as drivers aged 20 or older to be in a fatal crash.
Why do teenagers get into car crashes?
Research from the CDC points to a few key reasons teen drivers are likely to be involved in car accidents: Lack of experience. Teen drivers have triple the fatal crash risk of older drivers, in part because they do not have the skills to recognize and avoid road hazards.
Is it common to have a Fender Bender in a parking lot?
It’s only a common fender bender, but all parties involved should know what to do. Especially during the holidays, but even on many typical weekends, parking lots at malls and supermarkets are packed, increasing the possibility of a fender bender and door dings on your car, truck or SUV.
How did I get involved in a Fender Bender?
I was involved in a fender bender in a store parking lot a couple of days ago, I was backing out of a spot in a very dark parking lot, someone drove behind me (I didn’t see them at all, I don’t think they even had the headlights on) and to make a long story short their driver side door ended up dented.
Why are fender benders classified as minor car accidents?
Most insurance companies categorize fender-benders as minor car accidents because the people settle their claims quickly and seldom file lawsuits. Even minor accidents are stressful and inconvenient. Knowing what to do after a fender-bender will save you time, money and further aggravation. Protect Yourself After a Minor Car Accident
When to get a police report after a Fender Bender?
Police reports heavily influence insurance adjusters. You should be able to request a copy of the official report within a week or two of the accident. Incident Report: Many fender-benders occur in parking lots. Large shopping centers and malls may have security guards who will write up an incident report.