Crashes Due to Speeding Drivers
According to National Highway Traffic Safety, speeding has been a major factor in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities going back for more than 20 years. Put another way, speed kills. In 2019 alone, speeding was a contributing if not the sole factor in 26% of all traffic fatalities.
Speed kills because it affects your safety regardless of whether you are driving at, below, or above-posted speed limits. For example, even if you are driving at the posted speed limit, the speed at which you are driving could be too fast for existing road conditions, such as during inclement weather, when a road is under maintenance, driving in unfamiliar places or through an area at night which is not well lit.
Even if speed does not kill, it endangers not only the life of the one speeding but also other drivers sharing the road or around them, and these include law enforcement officers who may have made a traffic stop. A speeding-related accident that is not fatal can result in serious injuries that could alter one’s life for good, even leaving them permanently disabled. It is imperative for all drivers to heed government guidelines on safe driving.
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If you have been injured in an accident caused by a speeding driver, an experienced Beverly Hills car accident lawyer at Jalilvand Law can explain to you what your rights are under the law and what we can do to help you obtain the maximum compensation for your injuries.
You do not have to bear the full burden of getting treatment for your injuries or enduring pain and suffering when someone else was at fault in the accident that caused your injuries. Call us right away at 310.478.5800 or online for a free consultation.