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Accidents involving Disabled Vehicles

Empty gas tanks, unexpected flatting out of a tire, clapping of clutch, are some reason why vehicles suddenly stop or causing drivers to pull up on the road side maybe to check, fix and repair or call for assistance. Oftentimes sudden turns cause accidents as people following behind you on a highway, given that cars on highway goes fast has slow givings of right of the way, and you might block their lane and might cause a T-bone style accident that results to a fatal crash. Needless to say, drivers when driving along highway are required to be more careful when making sharp turns and pulling off the roadway because of an unexpected mechanical error because passing and following drivers on your and other lane tends to not focus given its a free way, and may cause a crash. Though, sometimes passing drivers are at fault, it is also possible for drivers of disabled vehicles to be at fault, in the least liability. 

According to general car insurance industry estimates, an individual files a claim for a car collision accident about once every almost 18 years. That implies over the course of a lifetime, an individual is likely to encounter 3-4 accidents. These accidents range from parking lot scrapes to multi-car pile-ups. Knowing the basics of an auto accident claim is a must, in this blog, we are going to show how determining liabilities works involving disabled vehicles. 

Examples of Scenarios involving Disabled Vehicles Crashes

  • Most of these types of crashes involve a passing car straight into the disabled vehicle causing a car crash. This often happens because the driver of the passing car was distracted or overspeeding. In other cases, drivers want to pull up are changing lanes so quickly they cannot slow down or react quick enough to move out of the way to avoid. 

  • Some passing cars are too close to rightmost lane or to the disabled car that they run over the occupants inside the car. 

  • Factors are found to be, other than overspeeding and distracted driving, poorly designed road, bad road condition, and outside factors like road-near constructions are being held.  

Who is at wrong?

Basically, it is given by the law to watch out or be more cautious driving along highways because of fast cars and high traffic volume so if a driver found a vehicle about to make sharp turn without giving a notice, you can apprehend it and report it to the traffic authorities as if he is ever involved in a crash, he is liable for the whole event. 

If you see a disabled vehicle or a slowing down vehicle that has a clear problem, you are advised to slow down or move over to inner lane to prevent the risk or chances of being involved in a crash. And as a driver who's experiencing an unexpected error, you ought to make a turn signal before slowing to turn as it may as well endanger other drivers in all lanes as it is oftentimes the cause of most crashes. 

Installing and investing on a hazard signal lights as an emergency safety measures is worth it as it renders someone's vehicle to be an automatic signal for others that one vehicle is on to some trouble without you making efforts of getting out and distracted.

Liability is determined by making reckless sharp turns, driving without checking proper maintenance, practices overspeeding, and failing at doing the previously mentioned notions, then you can be partially liable and at fault. 

Call your lawyer immediately, even if you are confident that you can settle the matter on your own since with an assistance from a lawyer, you have the highest possiblity to get your compensation pay as a victim to cover your spread medical bills and other bills coming from the accident. Ryan LLP offers legal representation for your compensation pay, it is literally free since we are paid when you are paid. Call our office now for free legal advice. 

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