When you are driving down the road, chances are that you aren’t thinking about what might cause a car accident. Instead you are thinking about where you are going, your day, and other things. There are a lot of things that might lead to a car accident injury settlement being brought against you. Look at these three things below and see what can lead to a car accident injury settlement.
Going through stop signs can lead to a car accident injury settlement
No one should ever ignore stop signs. When stop signs are ignored, the results are often serious automobile accidents. One of the most common causes of automobile accidents is that a driver went right through their stop sign without stopping. These kinds of accidents include side-impact and rollover accidents. Even though you have stopped when you have the right-of-way, make sure that you look before you proceed. Otherwise you may be in an accident.
Teenage drivers can cause a car accident injury settlement
Unfortunately, when people say that one of the problems with drivers is the teenager drivers, they are not kidding. Teenagers are often careless. Add to this the fact that they are new drivers and inexperienced, and you have a recipe for disaster. If you have a teenager who is ready to drive, make sure that they have proper instruction and that you give them plenty of driving time and empty parking lots to get them used to the controls.
Driving at night may cause a car accident injury settlement
Driving during the daylight is often a hazard in its own right, but when you drive at night the chance of an accident happening often will nearly double. This is because you’re unable to see what’s coming and you aren’t able to anticipate it. Make sure that your awareness goes up when the sun goes down, and you will have a decreased chance of having an accident.
Sometimes, even though you are really careful while you are driving other people aren’t as careful. They go through stop signs and speed, often hitting your car and causing an accident and injuring you. If you have been injured, call Accident Advice Helpline and let us find a solicitor for your car accident injury settlement. We have many that work for us inhouse and they all are very experienced with car accident cases. You can give our team a call on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to discuss things in more detail.
Date Published: 22nd January 2013
Category: Car accident claims