Car Accidents Caused by Aggressive Driving

Aggressive driving is the cause behind many car accidents in the Houston area. Road rage, swerving in and out of traffic, speeding, and other dangerous driving antics cause wrecks that often lead to serious injuries and fatalities. Contact the aggressive driving car accident lawyers Aggressive Drivingat Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C., today if you were injured by an aggressive driver. Michael P. Fleming is a former Harris County, Texas Attorney with decades of legal experience. His past successes and commitment to serving injured clients have led to his inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers list for several years.

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Aggressive driving can include:

  • Speeding
  • Running red lights, and disregarding traffic control devices
  • Road rage
  • Tailgating
  • Swerving through traffic
  • Cutting off other vehicles
  • Forcing other cars off the road

Whatever the cause of your car crash, motorcycle accident or truck accident, we have the experience and dedication to recover full and fair compensation on your behalf. We will take immediate action to investigate your accident and preserve evidence that may otherwise be lost. We use this to build a strong claim against insurance companies that will do everything they can to limit your payout. Aggressive drivers need to be held accountable. We are competent personal injury trial attorneys who will protect your rights from the start.

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Speeding, aggressive drivers not only increase the risk of an accident but increased speed makes the damages and injuries sustained in a car accident more severe.

Car Accidents Caused by Speeding

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Speeding is a major problem for our roadways and is often cited as a primary cause of motor vehicle accidents.  Thirty percent of motor vehicle crash deaths across the nation in 2012 involved speed.  Every day, Houston drivers are seriously injured or killed by careless speeders. This type of accident is completely preventable. Car accidents caused by speeding drivers can be horrific and result in serious accidents such as rollover accidents,  rear-end collisions or head-on collisions.

Studies have shown that for every slight increase in speed, there is an exponential increase in the likelihood and severity of a resulting accident.  Speeding is more dangerous today than ever before because so many distracted drivers are on the road – both the speeders and other drivers.

Following an accident, it is now possible to download data from a car’s “black box” which, similar to an airplane, measures the speed, deceleration and other factors in the milliseconds leading up to an accident.  Almost 90% of the cars on the road today have this technology and it can be used to assign blame in an accident when one driver as caused the accident by speeding.

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Were you injured in a car accident due to aggressive driving in Houston or anywhere in Texas? Email the personal injury attorneys at Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C., or call us at 713-221-6800 to speak with an injury lawyer about your case. Your first consultation is free.