Driving Emergencies

One thing in life that is guaranteed is that emergencies pop up when you least expect. Driving is no exception and the type of driving emergencies you might face can vary greatly. The tips in this section can give a few pointers on what to do when the unexpected happens.

One common hazard on the road is flying objects such as roads and other debris. These can, and often do, hit your windshield causing a chip or crack or worse, completely shatter the glass. There is a tip about what to do.

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   Dealing with a Broken Windshield
Getting a ding in your windshield that transforms itself into a crack is an all too common problem for automobiles. Dings are easy to fix if you take action quickly. What do you do, however, if something big breaks your windshield as you are driving?

   Do Seatbelts Save Lives?
For many people it seems like something of a no-brainer, but have you ever really thought about whether seatbelts really work or not? Do seatbelts save lives, or is it something that we have been conditioned to accept? The answer to that lies in how seatbelts work.

   Involved In an Auto Accident? Here's What to Do.
Auto accidents can be, and are, one of the most stressful situations that anyone can find themselves faced with. Even if it is a mild fender bender, and free of any injuries, emotions and tempers can run high. So if you find yourself involved in an auto accident, here's what to do.

   What to Do When You Run Out of Gas
Just about everyone will go through the experience of running out of gas at least once in their life. If you have never done it before, then you really should learn what to do when you run out of gas. It's not all that difficult a thing to do, as long as you don't do anything stupid.