We’ve all been there — a fender bender or rear ending in a parking lot, highway or side street. It’s arguably the last thing you need , and somehow it happens. Accidents are never fun, and can be far more serious than many think. What seems like a nightmare can actually be easily avoided, so long as you are attentive and conscious of what you are doing.
Mandated by law, you aren’t supposed to be using a device while operating a vehicle anyway. Sometimes however, bending the rules seems ok when it’s one time for only a few seconds. While this may seem likenit isn’t a big deal, every second is crucial when operating a motor vehicle, and failure to stay alert can result in serious injury. It’s best to leave that text or tweet until you’ve pulled over.
Without proper vision, you might not be able to see imperfections in the road, or a hazard as it approaches. This includes your mirrors, windshields and more. A small crack can lead to impaired sight, as well as a summons. Additionally, make sure your headlights are angled properly in order to increase your view when the sun sets. The last thing you need is body work due to an animal crossing the road.
While we can’t prevent all types of accidents, we can do our best to protect ourselves. If you’ve been involved in any sort of accident that’s led to injury, give the team at GNPCV a call; we’ll be happy to set you up with one of our specialized personal injury attorneys.
Founded in 2000, Gaines, Novick, Ponzini, Cossu & Venditti, LLP brings together a group of highly qualified attorneys focused on serving the legal needs of individuals, businesses and municipalities throughout New York, Connecticut and the surrounding areas. For appellate cases, we have a number of attorneys that specialize in the specific fields you may be looking for.
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