The speed limit signs are designed to make sure all motorists drive safely on roads and highways. However, whenever drivers decide to accelerate past the lawful speed, it can put the lives of other motorists at risk of an accident, resulting in serious injuries or even fatalities.
If you have been injured in a car accident that was caused a speeding driver, you are eligible to recover financial compensation due to the negligent actions of another party. With more than 100 years of combined legal experience, our Sarasota car accident attorneys at Band, Gates & Dramis, P.L. have an in-depth understanding of Florida laws and court processes to help you on the road to recovery.
Speeding Accident Statistics
Driving too fast is considered the third leading contributing factor in automobile accidents. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, speeding was a factor in 28% of motor vehicle deaths in 2014. Since 2005, speeding has attributed to around 30% of collision deaths in the United States.
Common reasons why drivers speed include the following:
- In a hurry or rush
- Don’t think they will get caught
- Don’t think driving at high speeds is dangerous
- Ignore the laws
- Not pay attention to how they’re driving
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At Band, Gates & Dramis, P.L., we are dedicated to providing you our clients with experienced, skilled, and reliable legal representation from start to finish. Our Sarasota car accident attorneys can thoroughly investigate your case, as well as collect and analyze evidence necessary to develop a solid strategy to recover your entitled compensation on your behalf. Do not hesitate to reach out to our firm today.
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