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The Hazards of Tailgating

When considering reckless driving accidents, most people imagine drunk driving or a blatant disregard for safety signs and restrictions. Unfortunately, there are many ways that motorists can endanger others that do not include acts of extreme negligence. Tailgating is hazardous for both the car that is being followed as well as the car doing the following.

If you or someone you love has suffered from an injury because of the carelessness of another, you may be eligible for financial compensation. Contact the Kenosha reckless driving attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to discuss your rights with an experienced lawyer today.

Things to Remember

Many people do not realize they are tailgating or fail to acknowledge the potential dangers in their rush to get to their destination. Some ways to make sure that you are avoiding this hazardous driving activity include:

  • Drive slowly in inclement weather, giving yourself extra space between vehicles
  • Allow for more space between cars as you increase driving speed
  • Give yourself more time to brake if you have a heavier vehicle or one loaded with cargo or a trailer

Although many people may overlook the risks of following too closely, tailgating can result in devastating physical injuries should there be a collision between the two automobiles.

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The Kenosha reckless driving lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. understand how frightening an auto accident is, and we are prepared to help you hold the responsible party liable for your losses. Contact our offices at 800-242-2874 for information about how we can help you during this difficult time.

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