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Dirt Road Accidents

Many drivers feel nervous about driving on highways because they believe that highways are more dangerous than other roads. While it is true that highways can be dangerous, motorists should not become complacent on other types of roads. Dirt roads present their own unique risks to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. When other motorists neglect to drive in a manner appropriate to the conditions or when the parties responsible for maintaining the roads fail to do so, dangerous accidents are likely.

If you or someone you love has been harmed or suffered property loss in an accident on a dirt road, either due to another driver’s actions or road defects, you may want to consider pursuing legal action. You could be eligible for financial compensation. The Madison car accident attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. are prepared to be of assistance. Contact us at 800-242-2874 to discuss your potential case.

The Dangers

Dirt roads can be extremely dangerous, despite the fact that they generally have less traffic and lower speeds than other roads. Some of the hazards of dirt roads may include:

  • Gravel and stones that can cause damage to the body or windshield of a car
  • No sidewalk, putting pedestrians at risk
  • Less traction between tires and the road surface
  • The tendency to become slippery or muddy when wet
  • Increased likelihood of potholes
  • Narrow lanes

Despite all of your efforts to remain safe while traveling on a dirt road, you remain vulnerable to the negligence or recklessness of others and should not have to bear the consequences of their poor decisions.

Contact Us

If poor road maintenance or driver error caused an accident in which you were injured or suffered property loss, you could be entitled to seek compensation. Contact the car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today for the capable and committed representation that you deserve.

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