One minute you are driving down the road, running errands or headed to work or school, and the next you are involved in a car accident, resulting in serious injuries and property damage. It happens all the time, to even the safest of drivers. In addition to following the rules of the road and using defensive driving strategies, one of the ways in which you can help protect yourself against accidents and injuries is by making sure your vehicle is properly maintained.
Car accidents can occur for a variety of reasons. Road, weather, and traffic conditions can conspire to make accidents more likely, while reckless driving behaviors such as speeding or driving under the influence put everyone’s safety at risk. The American Association Of Retired People reports that poor car maintenance can also increase your odds of being involved in an accident, and that taking the time to inspect your vehicle is a simple way to protect yourself and those you love. The following are five ways in which proper car maintenance can keep you safe on the road:
To find out what to do if you are involved in an accident and how to ensure you get the medical care and compensation you need to recover, you can find more information in our free resource, The Complete Guide to Navigating Recovery & Compensation After Being Injured In Las Vegas.
If you or someone you care about is injured in a car accident, contact the Ladah Law Firm, PLLC right away. Our experienced Las Vegas car accident attorneys can advise you on the best course of action to get the compensation you deserve. Serving Las Vegas and the surrounding areas, we can help; call (702) 252-0055 to see how we can be of assistance.