Snow, sleet, and ice can make winter driving hazardous for all. The risk of accidents is much higher this time of year, and some accidents can have severe consequences depending on the circumstances. Being fully prepared for rough winter driving will decrease your accident risk and preserve your safety.
Slick roads covered in ice and snow are a major contributor to wintertime collisions. Vehicles lose lots of traction in these conditions, which leads to sliding and skidding. Low visibility is another factor to consider. When driving in snowstorms, you may have difficulty seeing the road in front of you. These conditions greatly increase the risk of all drivers, especially when they don’t take the proper protective measures.
There are lots of steps drivers can take to reduce their risk of an accident:
Even though drivers in New Mexico won’t face ice and snow this winter, there are still a lot of road hazards out there. Should you be injured by another driver’s negligence, Martinez, Hart, Sanchez & Romero, P.C. are here to assist you.
Our car accident attorneys will use their considerable experience to establish negligence and help you pursue an appropriate settlement. Feel free to contact us to learn more or call 505-343-1776 to schedule a consultation.