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Common Causes of Auto Accidents

Car Damage In CollisionDespite efforts by lawmakers and police to regulate and enforce roadway safety, auto accidents still happen. But in many cases, the causes of car crashes are preventable. That’s why Jason Stone Injury Lawyers wants to help you if you’ve been injured in a car accident.

Our Boston car accident lawyers know the causes of auto accidents, and we can help you recover the compensation you deserve after an accident that wasn’t your fault. So contact us 24 hours a day, seven days a week to get the representation you deserve—call (800) 577-5188 or fill out our free contact form today.

What caused your accident?

Common causes of auto accidents include:

  • Distracted Driving
    Taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the steering wheel increases the chances of an accident. In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation reports that drivers who text while driving are 23 times more likely to crash.
  • Driving Under the Influence
    Alcohol impairs drivers’ reaction times behind the wheel, making accidents more likely. If you’ve been injured by a drunk driver, contact our legal staff today.
  • Speeding
    Speeding decreases the amount of time drivers have to react to changing road conditions and increases the time and distance needed to safely stop vehicles in emergency situations. This usually leads to rear end accidents.
  • Driverless Cars
    Though not a big issue at the moment, as only a handful of accidents happened involving driverless cars, this problem will only grow as more and more car manufacturers are developing self-driven vehicles.
  • Driving while tired
    Being tired behind the wheel will slow you down, impair your judgement and make you more susceptible to a crash due to lack of focus and awareness.

If you were injured in a car accident due to the negligence or carelessness – the most common causes of auto accidents – of another driver, or car accident lawyers can help. Our Boston car accident lawyers know Massachusetts law, and we’ll investigate the cause of your accident while we help build a strong claim on your behalf. We even use auto accident experts to help recreate the crash scene to prove the other driver’s negligence.

Get Help Now

The longer you wait to get legal help after an accident, the harder it may be to collect evidence that can help prove your claim. Don’t wait—give Jason Stone Injury Lawyers a call today. Our phone lines are always open, and we’ll call you back within 24 hours or lunch is on Jason.

Distracted Driving Video Transcription:

Driver’s face a number of distractions while on the road from changing music to talking to passengers, which are the most common cause of auto accidents. Many people feel that they can also text and drive but the facts prove otherwise. For example, five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. I’m traveling at 55 miles per hour that’s like covering the length of a football field while blindfolded. There is no excuse for texting while driving. Leave earlier, have a passenger read or send the message for you and if your text is really that important pull over to send it. Be responsible protect yourself and those around you. Never text and drive.


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