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Accidents on Dirt Roads

Dirt roads can be just as dangerous as highways and busy streets, despite the fact that they usually have less traffic. Car accidents occur on dirt roads for several reasons, including poor road maintenance and driver error. Drivers who are unprepared for the unique conditions of a dirt road or those who choose not to heed the risks of those conditions are likely to cause accidents that should have been avoidable.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a car accident caused by a road defect or another driver’s negligence on a dirt road, it may be in your best interest to pursue legal action. You could be eligible for financial compensation of vehicle repair, medical expenses, or emotional trauma. Contact a Milwaukee auto accident attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to learn more.

The Hazards

Despite the comparative sparseness of traffic and lower speeds employed, the dangers of dirt roads are plentiful. Dirt roads may present numerous unique hazards to drivers, including:

  • Inadequate lighting
  • Narrow lanes, or areas with a single lane for traffic from both directions
  • Road surfaces that become muddy or slippery when wet
  • Stones or aggregate be cast up by tires and damage vehicles
  • Potholes
  • No sidewalk for pedestrians

When drivers fail to respond appropriately to road hazards and cause an accident, they should be held accountable, and you should not be left to bear the burden of related expenses.

Contact Us

The dedicated Milwaukee car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. are prepared to be of assistance if you have been the victim of a dirt road accident for which you were not at fault. Contact us by calling 800-242-2874 today.

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