Car Maintenance Can Mean Less Accidents

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Have you ever heard of the expression take care of your belongings, and they will take care of you? Well, it’s true, and it also applies to your car. A worn-out tire, wipers that don’t work well, or a brake system that does not work fast enough can lead to costly collisions impacting you, your loved ones, and others on the road. Getting into a car accident is much easier when your car is not up to “code.”

As a car owner, you want to be aware of any differences in your vehicle and ensure you take care of it as soon as possible to avoid possible accidents. Some things to regularly check are the tire tread and pressure, brake lights and headlights, wipers, and brakes.

Furthermore, having the vehicle’s oil checked, and tires rotated, and cleaning the car is an essential parts of maintaining a vehicle. Be especially aware of any warning lights that pop up on your dashboard and make sure you visit your car’s dealership or an auto shop to resolve any problems. Additionally, checking your mail or dealership website for any recalls is important. As faulty parts can lead to big problems. When you take care of your car, you are equipped to handle situations on the road better, which can help keep you and your family safe wherever you travel this summer. For more valuable information contact Hicks & Motto.

Is Road Rage a Criminal Offense?

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Road rage is a very real problem in the United States. It can result in serious injuries, death, and even criminal charges. But what exactly is road rage and what types of offenses can it result in? In this blog, we will explore the legal implications of road rage and what to do if you are a victim of a car accident injury caused by it.

What is Road Rage?

Road rage is an intense form of aggressive driving involving verbal threats, physical violence, and even deadly weapons. It is often the result of a driver feeling frustrated or angry with another driver, and this can lead to dangerous and illegal behavior. Most states have laws that specifically address road rage, although the exact definition of road rage and the penalties associated with it vary from state to state.

Penalties for Road Rage

The penalties for road rage can range from simple traffic tickets to criminal charges. Depending on the severity of the incident, a driver may face a misdemeanor or felony charge. In some cases, road rage can even result in a prison sentence. Some of the most common penalties associated with road rage include fines, jail time, probation, and mandatory driver’s education courses.

Are You a Victim of a Car Accident Injury Incited From Road Rage?

If you have been injured in a car accident as a result of another driver’s road rage, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. It is important to contact an experienced car accident attorney to discuss your legal options. An attorney can help you understand your rights and determine if you have a valid claim.

The attorneys of Hicks & Motto are experienced in handling car accidents caused by road rage. Our attorneys will assess your case and provide you with the legal guidance you need to pursue a claim. We understand how difficult it can be to cope with the physical, emotional, and financial aftermath of an accident. That’s why we are committed to helping all of our clients seek the compensation they deserve.

Contact the Attorneys of Hicks & Motto for a Free Consultation Today!

At Hicks & Motto, we understand that no two car accidents are alike. That’s why we offer free consultations to all of our clients. During your consultation, we will discuss the details of your case and provide you with the legal advice you need to make informed decisions.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by road rage, contact the attorneys of Hicks & Motto today. Our experienced attorneys will work diligently to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. We are here to help you every step of the way.

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