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Aggressive Driving Accident

Accidents Due to Aggressive Driving in Pennsylvania

Aggressive drivers operate their motor vehicles in a hostile way with disregard towards others on the road. Accidents involving tailgating, abrupt or frequent lane changes, and speeding are quite common not only in the state of Pennsylvania but all across the globe. Speeding is arguably one of the most dangerous driving actions. According to PennDot there is a driving fatality every six hours in Pennsylvania. Twice as many people lose their lives in road accidents caused by speeding than they do to homicides. If you have been injured in an accident due to an aggressive driver contact Horowitz & Logue, Washington, PA’s injury lawyers.

What Actions are Being Taken to Stop Aggressive Drivers in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania law takes aggressive driving very seriously. Every licensed and well-trained driver in Pennsylvania is expected to abide by and maintain the traffic rules and regulations. The ones who practice reckless driving and cause injuries to others for their own negligence are held legally responsible for these damages. Pennsylvania is a modified comparative fault state which means that the negligence of the plaintiff can be reduced but not bar, along with his or her recuperation unless he or she have been more negligent than the defendant. The law enforcement officials work closely with the Pennsylvania Traffic Safety Network to prevent such aggressive driving including speed racing, speeding, tailgating, and running red lights. Pennsylvania strives to decrease the number of accidents caused by aggressive driving. The Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Program (PAADEEP) works to crackdown on aggressive driving. This statewide program studies crash data to identify where aggressive driving is most common. They utilize public training and awareness, media coverage, and visible and saturated police presence to try and stop dangerous aggressive drivers. The public is encouraged to call 911 if they witness an aggressive driver on the road. Noting the license plate number, make and model of the vehicle, the road which they are on, and direction of travel can help police catch unsafe drivers. The conviction of an aggressive driving is a severe moving violation. If proven guilty, there will be major consequences including hefty fines, suspension of driver’s license, points on license, or increase in the rates of insurance, along with the chance of imprisonment. The consequences of course increase depending on injuries or fatalities caused by the aggressive driver.

What to do if You Have Been Injured in an Accident Due to Aggressive Driving

A credible and adept Washington, PA injury lawyer can provide you the right assistance in helping you build a strong case. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a driver’s aggressive driving, recklessness, and negligence, you will be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and other kinds of damages related to the accident. In order to understand whether you have a strong footing in the case, you should contact our Washington, PA accident lawyers for a free evaluation. Contact us online or call Horowitz & Logue, your local personal injury lawyers, at (724) 288-9750 today for a free evaluation.

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