Do I Have to Call the Police After a Car Accident in Tulsa?

If you haven’t been there, you’re among the lucky few – standing on the side of the road, inspecting damage that’s going to cost you significantly (whether it’s time or money), and debating whether it’s worth the hassle of involving the police or insurance companies. Different circumstances have different requirements, and failure to follow the…

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How to Increase Your Chances of Surviving a Car Accident

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released data from 2019 (the most recent year available) in March 2021 for car accident fatalities. The IIHS mined data from the United States Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). The data for 2019 shows an alarming number of fatal traffic accidents that occurred in Oklahoma.…

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How Much Will an Accident Devalue My Car?

Being involved in a car crash is a serious matter, and may not just involve injury to you and your passengers, but also damage your vehicle. When working with an insurance company to secure compensation for your injuries, it is important not to forget compensation for your property damage as well. Even after repairs, your…

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What We Can All Learn from the Tesla Drone Hack

In 2020, some researchers used a drone to hack a Tesla. If you are interested in Tesla or computer hacking or drones, this may have seemed like a very big deal. If you are not interested in those things, perhaps you didn’t even know a Tesla was hacked. But for those of us who don’t…

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Safety Tips for Car Passengers

There are many steps that passengers can take to protect themselves, the driver, and other passengers. There are some states that even regulate safety for drivers and passengers by requiring that teenage drivers can only have one passenger under the age of 21 who is not a member of the driver’s family in the car.…

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ODOT Starts Major Roadwork on I-44 and US 75 in West Tulsa

On January 25, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) started its $90 million roadwork project on I-44 and US 74. Many ramps will be closed, and roads will be narrowed while the project is ongoing. A major aim of the project is to expand I-44 from four lanes to six lanes between the west side…

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Freezing Rain and Ice Is Wreaking Havoc on Tulsa’s Roadways

The last few days of freezing rain have really done a number on Tulsa’s residents. Monday’s storm was so bad that even Meals on Wheels cancelled its deliveries that day. (Don’t worry, though: the organization provides shelf-stable meals to its clients for just such an emergency event.) EMSA told News On 6 that it “responded…

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5 Myths About Car Accidents You Should Not Believe

There are a number of misconceptions when it comes to car accidents and what you should or should not do in the aftermath of one. It is important to ignore these falsehoods and do your due diligence in the aftermath of a car crash. If you accept any of these myths, you may cause damage…

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Tulsa’s Heaviest Snowstorm Has Made Roads Dangerous

Tulsa was blanketed by more snow yesterday than in the last seven years. Forecasters were calling for 1-3”, but we actually had between 5” and 6” – the most since December 6, 2013. Much of it has melted as temperatures rose today, but any school child will tell you that a snow day is a…

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Importance of Gathering Evidence After a Car Accident

Even though many victims of car crashes are shaken, disoriented, and injured after a car accident, it is important to gather as much evidence as possible. This should be done without incurring any harm or injury upon oneself. The attorney of the victim, if available, may also obtain evidence at the scene and elsewhere as…

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