Learn More about Your Auto Accident with These Resources.
After an auto accident, you have many questions: How did this happen? How could it have been avoided? And what do I do now? At John Bales Attorneys, our auto accident lawyers know this is an uncertain time for you and your family, but the following resources may give you insight into the accident and guide you toward recovery:
- Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV)
Find local office locations, request an auto accident or crash report, and renew your driver license using the DHSMV website.
- DHSMV: Statistics, Studies, and Publications
Download 2003 – 2011 crash data compiled by the state of Florida, reports on distracted driving, and reports on which drivers are most vulnerable on the road.
- DHSMV: Vehicle Insurance Questions and Answers
Read answers to common questions about Florida auto insurance, including the minimum levels of coverage you need to stay legal on the road.
- Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office – Records and Reports
Get information on obtaining a local or Florida crash report from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving, get facts on vehicle safety initiatives, and download new research about the automobile industry from the NHTSA.
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
Find out safety information about your family’s vehicles, including crash test ratings and rollover test results from the IIHS.
- Crash Survivors Network
Learn ways to cope with grief and loss after an auto accident, including coping skills for children, adults, and your entire family.