When you’ve been injured in an automobile accident, you are probably looking back and wondering if there was something that you could do to avoid it. In many cases there was. Here are several tips on things you can do to help avoid getting into an accident. Many of them might seem like common sense, but you would be surprised how many people don’t do them. For more information on avoiding auto accidents, contact our expert Oakland car accident attorneys. Expect the worst – When you are driving you should always be keeping an eye on the vehicles around you and leaving yourself with room to scoot to the side, speed up, or slow down, with the assumption that the other drivers will probably do something risky. This way, you are ready for it. You should always have a way out, which means you don’t want to only be feet behind the car in front of you