Preventing Automobile Accidents in Pittsburgh

Experienced automobile accident lawyers have seen a wide variety of cases. This puts them in a unique position to identify the common causes of accidents. The surprising fact is a large number of accident claims filed by the clients of Pittsburgh automobile accident attorneys revolve around a handful of causes.

Stopping certain behaviors can reduce accidents

You may not be able to control the driving behavior of others on the road—and you need to remain vigilant of other drivers as part of your own accident prevention program.  But each driver who avoids common errors can contribute to the reduction of accidents on Pittsburgh roadways:

?         Do not rush: You cannot get to your destination on time if speeding causes an accident. Remember that you can be speeding even when driving under the posted speed limit when weather or road conditions make that speed limit unsafe. Leave early enough to arrive on time no matter what conditions may be.

?         Do not use cell phones improperly: Many people cannot concentrate on their driving even when using a hands-free device—but no one can focus on the road while texting. Do not assume your driving skills are so superior that you can concentrate on your driving while looking at your phone. If you must use the phone, use it properly—or do not use it at all.

?         Do not drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol: Statistics show that most accidents are caused by teenagers, the elderly—and drunk drivers. And it is important to note that many individuals who test at below the legal blood alcohol content limit of 0.08 percent may still be impaired to a point that affects their ability to drive safely. You also need to be aware that some prescription and over-the-counter medications cause drowsiness as well. Make sure you are aware of the potential problems caused by anything you ingest before starting the engine.

Contact an experienced automobile accident lawyer in Pittsburgh

Even the best driving techniques do not guarantee the ability to avoid an accident. If you have been involved in an accident, the Pittsburgh automobile accident lawyers at Rudberg Law Offices, LLC have the skills, experience, and dedication to help protect your rights.

Rudberg Law Offices LLC-Pittsburgh Accident Lawyers
2107 Sidney Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1910
(412) 488-6000

Experienced automobile accident lawyers have seen a wide variety of cases. This puts them in a unique position to identify the common causes of accidents. The surprising fact is a large number of accident claims filed by the clients of Pittsburgh automobile accident attorneys revolve around a handful of causes.

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