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10 Leading Causes of Car Accidents

Although it might not occur to us every time we get behind the wheel, driving can be quite a perilous activity. Because driving has become such a routine activity for most motorists, we often fail to actively register what is happening on the road. When other drivers are guilty of the same inattention, sudden, severe accidents can be the result.

The Appleton car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. understand the importance of skilled and experienced legal guidance in the aftermath of an accident. If you have been hurt in a wreck and are struggling with medical bills and other costs we can help you to seek financial compensation. Contact us today by calling 800-242-2874.

Frequent Sources of Roadway Danger

Most people are correct in assuming that accidents happen due to driver distraction or illicit activities such as driving under the influence. However, it may be useful to know the most common specific causes of accidents so as to avoid making the same mistakes and to avoid drivers who are engaged in these dangerous behaviors. Ten leading causes of car accidents include:

  • Cell phone use
  • Adjusting CD/radio player
  • Eating while driving
  • Looking at accidents or away from the roadway
  • Drunk driving
  • Drugged driving
  • Distractions (kids in the backseat, roadside attractions)
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive driving/General recklessness
  • Poorly maintained roads

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If you have been injured in a car accident for which you were not at fault, the Appleton car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. are prepared to be of assistance. No one should have to pay for another party’s irresponsibility. To find out how we can help you to pursue financial compensation, contact us at 800-242-2874 today.

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