Studies have shown that sleep deprived drivers are up to four times more likely to cause an auto accident than drivers who are well rested. For comparison, drunk drivers are also up to four times more likely to cause an auto accident than sober drivers.
Though drowsy driving is not illegal, it is incredibly dangerous. If you or someone you love suffered harm in an accident with a drowsy driver, contact the Lake Geneva reckless driving lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, today at 800-242-2874.
Spotting a Drowsy Driver
As with other types of reckless drivers, some motorists may be able to identify drowsy drivers when they are on the road. Drivers who drive tired may be more likely to:
- Slam on the brakes
- Veer to the side of the road
Drivers who exhibit these behaviors may be driving while drowsy. Though most drowsy drivers are on the roads at night, some drivers may drive tired during the day. As such, drivers should be on the lookout for these drivers regardless of what time it is.
Though some motorists may be able to avoid drowsy drivers, others may not be able to avoid an accident. When this is the case, individuals may be entitled to financial compensation from the drowsy driver for any resulting injuries and other losses.
The Lake Geneva reckless driving accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, may be able to help you fight for financial compensation when you have been injured in an accident with a drowsy driver. Contact us today at 800-242-2874 to learn more.