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Loose Cargo Dangers

Most people use their cars for everyday commutes and transportation; however, the occasional situation will arise where a personal vehicle will need to be loaded with cargo, such as for a move. Although this is not illegal, it may still be a hazard to other drivers if the items loaded into the automobile are not securely fastened. Objects that fall onto roadways or collide with other vehicles unexpectedly can cause catastrophic auto accidents and devastating personal injury.

If you or someone you love has suffered from a car accident because of the careless actions of another, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Contact the Stevens Point car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to review your situation with a member of our experienced and compassionate legal team.

Avoiding Cargo-Related Accidents

Unfortunately, no matter how safely you may drive, your efforts to minimize the risks of an accident may be challenged by drivers who exhibit negligence. Some of the ways you can attempt to avoid accidents caused by loose cargo include:

  • Give other automobiles plenty of room when on the road
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and signs
  • Pay close attention to large trucks or vehicles that appear overloaded in an effort to avoid these automobiles
  • Keep your eyes on the roadway ahead of you to watch for objects or debris that has been spilled

When improperly loaded cargo falls onto the road, it can damage your car’s body and tires or even cause you to suffer in an accident.

Contact Us

At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., we are dedicated to helping our clients take action against the individuals that caused their injury. If you or someone you love has been hurt in an auto accident due to another’s reckless behavior, do not hesitate to contact our Stevens Point reckless driving lawyers at 800-242-2874.

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