The Dangers of Speeding
Most drivers know that it is extremely unsafe to drink and drive. Yet, what about speeding?
When it comes to speeding, traveling even 5 mph over the speed limit in urban areas can virtually double the crash risk. Why? The faster you go – the longer it takes to stop. This means that reacting quickly to a pedestrian or to traffic changes is significantly more difficult when speeding.
The data showed that younger drivers, particularly younger men, were at a higher risk for speeding on a regular basis than other drivers. Speed-related fatality statistics show this as well – as more young male drivers are victims of deadly speed-related crashes. In addition, statistics showed that people who committed two or more high-range speeding offenses were more likely to have committed other egregious driving offenses.
In our decades of litigating car accident cases we have found speed to be a factor in many severe crashes. Proof of excessive speed can be presented through expert reconstructionists, eye witnesses, black box data recorders and by many other methods.
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If you or someone you love has been injured in a car, truck or motorcycle accident, it is important to speak to an experienced Kentucky and Indiana injury lawyer immediately. To learn more about your legal rights, contact experienced car accident attorney, Kevin Sciantarelli, today for a free consultation. Call 1-855-538-4611 or fill out our online contact form for more information.
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