Dangerous Road Conditions

Dangerous Road Conditions in New Hampshire

Car Accident Attorneys in New Hampshire

When driving on New Hampshire's roads, people expect that the only hazards they will have to deal with are the actions of other drivers. Unfortunately, this is not the case as many roads feature various dangers that can easily cause an unexpected auto accident. These crashes are severe in nature because they often prevent a driver from properly controlling his or her car or lessening the impact of a crash.

At Tenn And Tenn, P.A., our New Hampshire dangerous road accident lawyers understand that such crashes can be frightening and leave a victim with both physical and emotional trauma. To properly deal with such accidents, it is important for New Hampshire drivers to understand road hazards and what they can do in the event of a crash.

Frequent Causes of Dangerous Road Conditions

Roads are meant to be designed with safety and easy navigation in mind. However, not all roads are created equal. Weather can make even the best designed roads unsafe over time. Local governments are responsible for keeping their roads in good condition and quickly deal with hazards that arise. Unfortunately, this is often not the case and many roads go years without repairs. As such, more and more hazards may be created and become worse over time.

Roads can become dangerous from many different factors. However, there are several common reasons for most hazards. If a road is designed or modified improperly, it can easily become dangerous due to unsafe features, poor decisions regarding traffic management, and other dangers that drivers would not expect in the design of the road. Weather can create hazards by either slowly breaking down a road or creating sudden dangers such as ice, snow, or debris blown onto the road. Vehicles can also create hazards by causing damage, especially large trucks whose weight can quickly create cracks and potholes. Often, auto accidents can leave debris or break road barriers or light poles, creating new hazards that must be quickly fixed.

Common Features of NH Dangerous Roads

Road conditions can become dangerous over a length of time due to natural wear and tear or immediately due to man-made mistakes. Some of the common features of hazardous roads, both man-made and natural, include:

  • Cracked and/or broken roads;
  • Hazardous debris;
  • Overgrown plant life;
  • Obstructed traffic signs and signals;
  • Improperly paved roads;
  • Poor road design;
  • Blind corners;
  • Potholes;
  • Unmarked curves; and
  • Icy and other weather-damaged roads.

Any of these hazards can cause a serious accident and when multiple hazards are present, the likelihood and severity of a crash greatly increases.

Dangerous Road Car Accidents

Hazardous roads can result in severe auto accidents because the conditions present can make even the safest vehicles and the most cautious drivers lose control. Often, this creates accidents that are both uncommon and worse than a typical crash. Hazardous road accidents can cause commonplace crashes such as rear-end collisions and sideswiping, or more severe accidents resulting in rollovers and vehicles leaving the road entirely.

Slippery or broken roads can send a vehicle skidding across multiple lanes of traffic while obscured signs and blind corners can result in drivers making mistakes that cause severe accidents. The true danger of a hazardous road comes from a driver's inability to be in complete control of the decisions they make on the road and the movement of their vehicle. As such, accidents are much more dangerous than normal.

Seeking Experienced Auto Accident Legal Representation
When a driver is injured due to the hazardous conditions of a road, it can be difficult to determine fault in order to obtain compensation without legal assistance. Tenn And Tenn, P.A.'s New Hampshire dangerous road attorneys have the experience, knowledge, and skills to successfully represent accident victims and receive proper compensation from those responsible.  

For more information on how we can assist you in your dangerous road accident case, contact our offices at (888) 332-5855.



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