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The Need for Speed Limits

There is no way to guarantee motorists a completely safe roadway environment. But there are certainly steps that drivers can take individually to reduce the likelihood that they will become involved in dangerous car accidents. One of the simplest measures is to simply adhere to the appropriate traffic laws, including the speed limit. There is no excuse for violating the speed limit because it is frequently posted on most roads and highways.

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident that was caused by a speeding driver then it may be in your best interest to file a civil lawsuit seeking financial compensation. You may be faced with extensive medical bills, vehicle repair costs, and other burdens. Do not bear them alone. Contact the Waukesha car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.

Speeding is Dangerous

It is not uncommon for the general flow of traffic on a major road or highway to be faster than the posted speed limit. But while it is important for a driver to take into consideration the rate at which surrounding vehicles are moving, driving too fast leaves everyone vulnerable to some of the following hazards that speeding can create:

  • Requirement of greater braking distance
  • Inability to safely handle corners
  • Shortened window of response time to react to unexpected obstacles or events
  • Loss of control in the event of sharp braking

As a general rule, the risks of speeding outweigh any potential benefits. The next time you are on the road, make sure to observe the speed limit.

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