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Why You Need The Alabama Yellow Dot Program For Auto Accidents



yellow dot programEven the most careful driver can be involved in an automobile accident. Fortunately, there is now an easy way to plan ahead. The Alabama Yellow Dot Program for auto accidents can give you peace of mind, knowing you are prepared for any emergency.

This free, easy to use program may save your life. When people are involved in accidents, they may be unable to communicate with a First Responder. If you are unconscious or in shock after an accident, the Yellow Dot Program will provide all the information needed by the First Responders.

When you affix your Yellow Dot decal on your rear window, the First Responders will know detailed information can be found in your glove compartment. The information will be kept in a folder that corresponds to your decal. If you cannot communicate, it will let them know who you are, and how to contact your family members.

Your folder will also contain information that is relevant to emergency medical care. Whether you have a preexisting medical condition, are taking any medications, or have allergies, this information can help the First Responders administer appropriate treatment before they take you to the hospital.

As a responsible driver, you do not want to take unnecessary risks with your health, your safety, or your life. Providing First Responders with important information about yourself and your health is an easy way to be responsible. It only takes a few minutes to obtain a Yellow dot decal and folder, and to place them in and on your car.

Some Alabama drivers have special needs. Elderly persons, individuals with disabilities, and people with medical problems may need special attention after an automobile accident. However, the program is not only for drivers with special needs. It can mean appropriate, life-saving treatment for any driver in Alabama.

Many drivers will be involved in accidents at some point in their lives. This does not have to mean driving must be a stressful experience. Drive carefully, and obey the law, but be prepared in case an emergency does occur.

When you receive your folder, decal, and instructions, let the other drivers in your life know about the Alabama Yellow Dot Program for auto accidents. Regardless of their age, physical condition, or driving history, encourage your friends and family members to participate. While you are taking this simple step to ensure your safety, urge the people you care about to do it, too.

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