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Staying Safe on Neglected Roads

When you use public roads you expect that the conditions of the streets and highways will be maintained according to the necessary standards of public safety. Unfortunately, this is not always true. Neglected and poorly maintained roads create serious hazards for drivers and passengers alike, often leading to property damage and physical injury.

If you or someone you know has been adversely affected by a poorly maintained roadway, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact the Appleton car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your options and to get started on your compensation case today.

Tips for Driving on Neglected Streets

There are a number of steps you can take to avoid being involved in an accident when on a poorly maintained street. These include:

  • Never swerve or slam on your brakes.
  • Drive slowly and keep a large following distance from the car in front of you.
  • Keep your tires and shocks in good shape.
  • Always be aware of what is happening ahead on the road.
  • Keep an eye out for signs, but also be aware that signs are not always correct.

By following these steps you will be better able to navigate you vehicle safely when you come across an improperly maintained road.

Contact Us

If you or someone you care about has been involved in a car accident due to a poorly maintained road, the Appleton road defect lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® can help you seek the compensation you deserve. Contact our office today at 800-242-2874 to speak to a friendly attorney about your situation.

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