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The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

When you hit the road, you likely do so with the belief that you will get where you need to go in a timely manner while staying safe. This requires your attention and careful abiding of road laws and regulations. When you operate your vehicle in a state of drowsiness, you lose your ability to adequately keep yourself and others on the road safe.

If you or someone you care about has been the victim of a car accident due to the negligence of a drowsy driver, you have a right to seek compensation for you medical bills, related expenses, and pain and suffering. Contact the Kenosha car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal options.

Consequences of Drowsy Driving

Last year over 100,000 car accidents involved drowsy drivers who were incapable of making safe decisions behind the wheel. When you drive while drowsy you lose your ability to drive safely. This is because drowsiness behind the wheel leads to:

  • Inability to adapt to changes in the road
  • Lack of focus on the road and on navigating road changes
  • Falling asleep at the wheel and losing control of your vehicle
  • Erratic and unsafe navigation of your vehicle
  • Inability to notice important road factors, such as speed limit changes or road warnings

These things make it extremely dangerous to drive while drowsy, which is why it is so important to stay alert when on the road.

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When an accident occurs because of a driver’s negligence, those responsible must be held accountable. If you or someone you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by the negligence of someone else, the Kenosha car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® can help you seek your due damages. Contact our offices today at 800-242-2874 to speak to a friendly attorney about your situation.

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