If you turn on the TV, you do not have to watch very long before seeing an ad for a new car boasting all of the latest safety features. Every new car on the market seems to introduce some new safety innovation that the manufacturer claims will revolutionize driving as we know it. What is it that makes a car safe or dangerous? There are many possible answers.
It is human nature to resist admitting guilt in a contentious situation. Few situations are more contentious than a car accident, and indeed, it is common for both drivers involved to place blame on the other. For the driver who was not at fault, this can be an intensely stressful situation, but law enforcement will typically consider the crash and determine fault based on a few different criteria. The following are three factors that law enforcement take into consideration when assessing who is at fault in an auto accident. It is important to remember that insurance companies conduct separate investigations and may assign fault differently than law enforcement.