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Rushing Through Traffic Lights

Intersections are one of the most common locations for car accidents. When traffic is coming from all directions, the need to obey directives from traffic lights is clear. However, many people are tempted to rush through intersections when they see a yellow light, rather than slowing to a stop. Unfortunately, what some see as a way to avoid waiting can often have tragic results.

Car accidents are a frightening experience that no one wishes to go through. If you’ve been injured in a wreck because of someone rushing through a traffic light, you need a capable attorney to help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Contact the Lake Geneva car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to discuss your case with an experienced legal professional.

Dangerous Games

When approaching a traffic light, it is better to risk the possibility of a slight wait at the light than risk the possibility of a terrible wreck while attempting to rush through an intersection. Some factors to consider when approaching an intersection include:

  • If you are forced to stop suddenly at traffic light, you risk getting rear ended
  • Rushing through a traffic light may reduce the time you have to notice any oncoming vehicles
  • Pedestrians or cyclists may not always be visible when you are choosing to rush through a light
  • Running a red light can result in a costly traffic ticket

These are just a few of the many reasons practicing restraint and caution at intersections can protect you from heavy consequences.

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If you or someone you love has been hurt in a car wreck due to reckless driving on someone else’s part, you may be entitled to pursue compensation. Contact the Lake Geneva car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 today to discuss your legal options.

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