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Determining Driver Error

So much time is spent driving that it is easy to become complacent about roadway safety, but this is a dangerous tendency. With millions of car accidents occurring annually in the United States, there is a significant possibility that you will become involved in a collision. Driver error is one common cause of automobile accidents that is often overlooked in discussions about highway safety.

If you have been injured or your vehicle has been damaged in a car wreck that was caused by another driver’s failure to properly operate his or her automobile, then it may be possible for you to pursue financial compensation through a legal action. Contact a Madison car accident attorney Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 to speak with an experienced attorney who can fully evaluate your case.

Examples of Driver Error

There is a great deal of attention paid to overt recklessness as a factor in motor vehicle accidents. People decry speeding and hold a serious degree of disdain for those persons who choose to drive under the influence of alcohol or other controlled substances. But simple mistakes and lapses in control over one’s vehicle are a common factor in collisions. Examples of driver error include:

  • Over-correction of steering
  • Depressing the wrong pedal
  • Failing to properly shift gears
  • Misjudgment of necessary braking distance
  • Failure to observe traffic in blind spots
  • Failure to utilize turn signal to indicate lane changes

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There are many more examples of driver error in addition to those listed above. If you have been injured in a car accident resulting from someone else’s negligence, let us help you to fight for the full financial compensation that you are due. Contact the reckless driving accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874.

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