The Maddox Law Firm, LLC

Common causes of severe motor vehicle accidents

No matter how safely you drive your own car, other drivers' behaviors can drastically influence your risk of an accident. Here are two very common causes of serious motor vehicle accidents that can also lead to severe injuries and trauma.

#1 SPEEDING

Speeding drivers are a tremendous threat on the road. While many people think that speeding is OK, the fact is that speeding can have deadly consequences.

A driver who speeds has less time to apply the brakes, turn their car or take other actions to avoid a collision. People who drive at very high rates of speed are also more likely to cause accidents that involve catastrophic injuries and even death.

#2 DISTRACTED DRIVING

Distracted driving is also a serious problem on the road. Most people are familiar with this concept because of the huge popularity of smart phones, but distracted driving is certainly nothing new. Whenever a driver engages in a behavior that takes their attention off of the road, it is considered distracted driving.

This could be something as seemingly routine as adjusting the radio or reaching for a cup of coffees.  These activities still fall under the umbrella of distracted driving. They limit focus and reaction times. 

Speeding and distracted driving are only two of the of the common causes of severe motor vehicle accidents. 

Sadly, it is often only after suffering catastrophic injuries, that some Connecticut victims even realize just how dangerous other drivers' behaviors truly are.  If you have been seriously injured because of another driver's negligent driving, including speeding or distracted driving, the  law allows you to pursue compensation from that driver or their insurer.  

Contact the Connecticut car accident lawyers at The Maddox Law Firm, LLC for relentless advocacy on behalf of severe motor vehicle accident victims.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Discuss Your Legal Concerns With Our Team

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

OFFICE LOCATIONS

New Canaan Office
125 Elm St.
New Canaan, CT 06840

Phone: 203-457-3131
Phone: 203-972-5861
Fax: 203-972-5886
New Canaan Law Office Map

Bridgeport Office
1000 Lafayette Blvd
Suite 1100
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: 203-457-3131
Phone: 203-332-4777
Fax: 203-972-5886
Bridgeport Law Office Map

Norwalk Office
40 Richards Avenue
Suite 3
Norwalk, CT 06854

Phone: 203-457-3131
Phone: 203-831-9771
Fax: 203-972-5886
Norwalk Law Office Map

Stamford Office
112 Prospect Street
Suite 3
Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: 203-457-3131
Phone: 203-323-8777
Fax: 203-972-5886
Stamford Law Office Map

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.