Motorists usually feel safe when approaching a stopped area, such as a red light, stop sign, a traffic jam or line up in a drive-thru scenario, such as a bank or fast food establishment. However, drivers are not safe in these situations when a driver pulls up behind them and fails to brake properly.
Annually, thousands of car accidents are caused by motorists that do not brake in time, resulting in colliding into the car in front of them. Additionally, many drivers fail to brake completely at stop signs and red lights, and instead “roll” through these areas. Some drivers even fail to brake at all, running stop signs and red lights completely. This can be due to impatience, not seeing the red light or stop sign in time (or at all), drowsy driving, or driving while under the influence. According to a one-year study conducted by the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, there were 13,627 cars involved in deadly car accidents due to other drivers running a red light or a stop sign. Our attorneys feel that these alarming statistics must be reduced.
Did you know?
If drivers take vital precautions and follow the rules of the road, including braking completely and at the right moments, then less car accidents would occur.
It is important that drivers do not let their impatience get in the way of their safety or the safety of others around them.