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Most Common Auto Accidents

No two auto accidents are the same. There are always different variations, road conditions and situations at hand. However, the kind of accident is often similar. At The Sanford Group we know there are common kinds of accidents based on how vehicles run into one another. So, whether your vehicle is in Ball Ground, GA or a nearby city, we are here to inform you on the most common auto accidents. 

Rear End 

This is by far the most common form of car accident. Typically it occurs either when one car stops suddenly, causing another vehicle to do the same, or one driver is not paying attention and hits the car in front of it at a light, rear end accidents are usually slower moving accidents. That doesn’t mean your vehicle does not sustain extreme damage though. Even with a minor fender bender it is a good idea to file a police report and contact your insurance provider. 

Parked Car

Whether navigating through a parking lot or just driving past cars parked on the street, hitting a parked car is considered an auto accident and it is the second most common kind of accident. As is the case with a rear end accident, this usually occurs when either the driver is not paying attention or someone in the parked vehicle opens their door without looking. 

Hydroplaning

This occurs in Georgia a good deal as well, as losing traction with the pavement during a rain storm can lead to a one car accident. 

While these are the most common auto accidents in the United States, there are other kinds of accidents you may experience. At The Sanford Group, we are here to help you with your Ball Ground, GA vehicle. So whether you’re looking for new car insurance or have questions regarding a current policy, give us a call at your convenience. 

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