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Faulty brakes and other car crash causes

Many different factors can play a role in traffic wrecks, from a driver’s use of drugs or alcohol to their disregard for speed limits and other traffic laws. However, some accidents are caused by faulty brakes and inadequate vehicle maintenance. Sometimes, drivers may not have been able to prevent a freak accident that occurred due to a manufacturing error. However, others are the result of negligence, such as a truck accident caused by a trucking company’s failure to maintain vehicles properly.

As a driver, having your brakes give out can be terrifying. Being unable to stop your vehicle can lead to a serious accident that claims lives and leaves victims with significant injuries. Likewise, it can be very frightening for a driver to see another vehicle heading towards them at a fast rate, the driver unable to stop. Accidents can be caused by a host of other vehicle problems, from blown tires to turn signals that have burnt out.

Drivers should never ignore warning lights that indicate a serious problem with the vehicle and continue to drive even though it may not be safe. Unfortunately, this occurs frequently and can play a role in motor vehicle collisions. If you suspect that any type of carelessness may have caused someone to collide with your vehicle, you should review your different options. Tragically, these collisions have claimed many lives and left many more with lifelong injuries.

The car accidents section on our firm’s website will offer even more information concerning motor vehicle crashes.

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