Parallel Parking Accidents

Written by Josh Dodes
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Parallel parking accidents are among the most common risks that drivers face on a day-to-day basis. As it happens, they are also among the most avoidable. With the right tools in hand, even the best drivers can dramatically decrease the risk of collisions while parallel parking.

The fact is, all drivers have a significant blind spot directly behind their car when they are backing up. In spots as tricky as parallel parkers find themselves in, that blind spot constitutes a significant liability. The proof is in the pudding: every day, thousands of cars require repair for damage that resulted while the driver was backing up.

Reduce Parallel Parking Accidents

Fortunately, if you want to reduce parallel parking accidents, there is an innovative new solution. Thanks to a handful of innovative manufacturers, automotive backup sensors have recently become both more affordable and more effective than ever before. That means that, for a minute fraction of what it would cost to repair your car from an avoidable collision, you can now avoid that collision altogether.

Every time your vehicle is in reverse, regardless of how quickly or slowly you are moving, you run the risk of misjudging or simply not seeing an object or a person behind you. Parallel parking is difficult enough, without subjecting yourself to risks that can now be easily evaded. If you know where to look, you can take steps to make parallel parking easier for good.


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