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Bad Weather and Car Accidents

There is a basic set of skills and knowledge required to safely operate a motor vehicle, and the driver training and education process is intended to provide would-be motorists with these essential tools. Beyond this, however, there are further driving techniques that an individual must develop to cope with some of the conditions they will encounter on the roadway. One of the most common issues that drivers may have to contend with is the presence of adverse weather events. Different weather conditions require different responses by motorists, and the failure to properly adjust one’s driving to account for the weather can lead to serious traffic accidents.

If you have been injured in a car wreck that was caused by another motorist’s neglecting to adapt his or her driving behavior as appropriate to the weather conditions at the time of the accident, you may be able to receive compensation by filing a civil lawsuit. Contact the Stevens Point car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal options.

Weather-related Traffic Safety Hazards

Every geographical region has its own set of climate tendencies. On the positive side, drivers are often aware of the extra hazards that they are likely to face as a result of weather conditions. On the negative side, this expectation and familiarity can breed a dangerous complacency. Drivers must remain vigilant at all times, as the following can be disastrous for highway safety:

  • Dense or patchy fog
  • Sand or dust storms
  • Rain
  • Snow and ice
  • High winds

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Let us help you to obtain the financial compensation that you are rightly owed if you have been the victim of another driver’s negligence. Contact the Stevens Point car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 for more information about how we can help you.

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