You might think you are a reasonably safe and experienced driver, but there could be seemingly harmless things you do every time you drive that increase your risk of a car accident.
All of us get in a hurry, get distracted, or make poor judgment calls that put ourselves and others at risk on the road. Knowing how to avoid some common unsafe driving practices can make all the difference!
Below you’ll find 7 daily driving practices that you can make a habit to decrease your risk of serious car accident injuries in Pittsburgh.
Safe habit #1: Never drink and drive.
Safe habit #2: Always wear a seatbelt.
Safe habit #3: Assume someone will run a red light.
Safe habit #4: Never take both hands off the wheel while driving.
Safe habit #5: Always be scanning 12 seconds ahead.
Safe habit #6: Never tailgate!
Safe habit #7: Be patient and pay attention when pulling into traffic.
It’s up to all of us to make our roads safer. But accidents still happen. If you were injured because of another driver’s negligence or reckless driving behavior in Pittsburgh, you’re protected under personal injury law. The personal injury attorneys at Scanlon & Wojton, LLC can help you prove the other driver’s fault and support you along every step of the way in your case. Claim the compensation you’re entitled to after your car accident injuries! Contact Scanlon & Wojton, LLC: Attorneys at Law by calling (412) 918-1241 or messaging us online.
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