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Tips for Driving in Wet Weather

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on June 23, 2017

Living in the Seattle area, you can expect an average of 152 rainy days in a year. This steady flow of precipitation keeps the foliage around the Emerald City lush and green while keeping the air clean and fresh. Unfortunately, it also makes driving more hazardous. Nationwide, wet pavement contributes to 1.2 million traffic accidents each year. But, driving in wet conditions won’t be as dangerous if you follow a few simple tips:

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Save Your Life in 15 Minutes

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on June 15, 2017

If someone told you that 15 minutes could save your life, would you be willing to listen? Well, spending just a quarter of an hour checking out a few things on your car before your next trip could help you avoid an accident and save you and your passengers from serious injury—or worse.

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If My Driver Works Both Lyft and Uber, Am I in Greater Danger of an Accident?

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on May 5, 2017

No one wants a driver who has been on the road for ten hours straight.

With the emerging rideshare industry changing the way we do local travel, taking Lyft or Uber is a convenient way to get around. Just pop open your app, request a ride, and boom! A fast and friendly trip to your destination. Because both driver and passenger rate each other after the trip, feedback promotes good drivers, passengers, and overall experiences.

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How to Avoid Rear-End Collisions

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on February 15, 2017

Rear-end collisions are some of the most common types of car crashes in America. They often occur in a split second, and can sometimes be the result of inattention or distraction. Rear-end collisions range from fender-benders to serious, deadly crashes, and if the offending party lacks sufficient insurance, issues can become even more complicated. If you are interested in avoiding rear-end accidents, you may find the information below appealing.

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Out of Towners, Congested Roads, and Car Accidents

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on February 13, 2017

Whether it’s for the holidays, a wedding, or any other event, it’s great when family and friends come to visit, especially in Seattle where there’s so much to see and do. But Seattle’s roadways are very busy, especially the I-5 southbound; and Seattle consistently ranks as one of the worst cities to drive in throughout the entire country. So, if your visitors have to go out on the road, how do you make sure they’re safe and don’t get into any accidents?

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Are Your Brake Pads Ready for Winter Weather?

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on February 10, 2017

During the winter months, snow, sleet, and heavy rain can cause serious problems for drivers in all areas of the country. Wintry precipitation, when combined with general driver negligence, account for a spike in traffic accidents during the winter months. Despite this bad news, having your brake pads maintained and ready for the icy roadways is an effective way to reduce your chances of crashing this winter.

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Winter Weather and Crosswalk Safety

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on January 26, 2017

Winter brings with it a number of hazards, especially when it comes to Washington State’s roads and highways. But you don’t have to be in a vehicle to be in danger of an accident, pedestrians also need to be aware of the adverse effects of winter weather on the roadways.

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Something Not On Your Wish List: Crashes Due to Slick Roads

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on December 5, 2016

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas, New Year’s – all of the big holidays are right around the corner. That means that more people are on the roads visiting family, getting their holiday shopping done, and going to holiday parties. When you combine all of this activity with the slick roads that are present in Seattle during these months, it’s no wonder that the number of accidents in the city increase in the winter. But if you should find yourself in the unlucky predicament of getting into a car accident due to slick roads, who is at fault?

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Tips to Avoid a Car Accident in Seattle this Black Friday

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 22, 2016

Car accidents can happen any time, but on Black Friday, the chances of being in a car accident are much more likely. The Friday following Thanksgiving is of course, Black Friday, the day when consumers head out in droves looking for major discounts on their favorite items, and it comes at a great time, as many are just starting their Christmas shopping. But before excited shoppers can start lining up outside of retailers, they need to first get out on the roads and drive there, and because of this, it’s estimated that car accidents jump by 34 percent or more on Black Friday. Below are some tips to help prevent them from happening to you.

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Washington State Government Vehicle Accidents

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on November 21, 2016

Suffering an accident can be a traumatic event no matter what the circumstances, forcing you to deal with insurance claims, police reports, and, if the accident is severe enough, hospital visits and rehabilitation. But the level of complexity increases if the accident involved a government vehicle and driver.

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