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10 Frequent Causes of Car Accidents

Most of us get behind the wheel of a car every day without thinking of the risks associated with driving. According to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 10 million motor vehicle accidents occurred in 2009 alone. As with any activity, however, you can take precautions to minimize the potential dangers of driving.

If you have been hurt in an auto accident caused by a reckless driver, you may be entitled to financial compensation. For more information, contact a knowledgeable Stevens Point auto accident attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874.

Common Causes of Auto Accidents

The mistakes that most commonly lead to collisions are easy to avoid once you are aware of these potentially hazardous behaviors. Ten leading causes of car accidents are:

  • Using a cell phone
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Personal grooming while driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Talking or interacting with passengers
  • Eating while driving
  • Rubbernecking
  • Adjusting the radio, CD player, or mp3 player
  • Failure to adjust to driving in inclement weather
  • Reading or writing while driving

Although you can refrain from engaging in the above activities, you cannot control the actions of others on the road.

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If you or someone you love has been involved in an accident due to the negligence of others, you should not have to face the potentially severe financial repercussions alone. The Stevens Point car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. are committed to defending those who have sustained losses for which they are not at fault. For a free consultation with a qualified team of attorneys, contact us at 800-242-2874.

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