The worst time to discover your car insurance is inadequate is when you have had an accident and the insurance company denies your claim. You're probably already feeling some stress about the situation, and perhaps you're still recovering from your injuries. Now you have to figure out why your insurance company is refusing to pay what you deserve.
West Virginia drivers may be interested in some information on what to do when they are involved in a car accident. There may be additional steps to take when they are not at fault.
West Virginia motorists who drive while they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs can create dangers for those in their own vehicles as well as for others on the roads. Although community education is used to remind drivers of their responsibilities, the nation as a whole loses an average of nearly 30 people per day to alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents. In fact, more than 30 percent of auto fatalities in the U.S. in 2012 involved impaired drivers.
A report from the Insurance Information Institute sheds new light on the hazards of being a motorcyclist across the country. According to the report, motorcycle fatalities were down 6.4 percent in 2013 from the 2012 total. Quoting a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, the III report says another 784 riders might have lived if they had worn helmets, which are mandatory in West Virginia.