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The Importance of Adhering to Yield Signs

Most drivers acknowledge that stop signs should never be ignored, but it is harder to convince some motorists that the yield signs must be treated with the same care. Yield signs are typically placed at areas in roadways that require careful attention to other traffic, but may not necessitate a full stop. For this reason, many drivers fail to adhere to yield signs and speed right through them. However, such negligence can easily cause a serious car accident and injury to others.

If you or someone you love has been involved in a car accident because of another driver’s irresponsible failure to yield, contact the qualified Appleton car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to discuss the possible merits of legal action in your case.

Sites Where Failure to Yield Accidents Occur

Even though a complete stop may not be necessary in many areas, any time there is merging traffic or an increase in traffic flow you might see a yield sign. Specific locations where yield signs are likely and failure to yield accidents may occur include:

  • Highway onramps
  • Highway exit ramps and frontage roads
  • At a roadway junction
  • In neighborhoods, near a main street
  • At roundabouts
  • Crosswalks

These are only a few of the possible places that you might encounter a yield sign. If adhered to, these signs can prevent car accidents from occurring, saving people from needless injuries and medical costs. When disregarded, however, the consequences can prove to be disastrous.

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Do not hesitate to seek legal counsel if you have been harmed in an accident resulting from another driver’s failure to yield. You may be able to recover financial compensation for medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other damages. Contact the Appleton car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.

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