Most Common Reckless Driving Behaviors

Reckless driving is one of the most common causes of injury in the United States, and the Massachusetts area is no exception to this unfortunate trend. Sadly, numerous innocent drivers are involved in car accidents caused by reckless drivers on a daily basis, and have to face not just physical injury, but medical costs as well. For this reason, many car accident victims choose to pursue compensation for the damages they’ve suffered.

Top Reckless Driving Behaviors

Dozens of different driving behaviors could be determined “reckless” in a personal injury case, but some seem to be more common than others. For instance, the following represent some of the most common reckless driving behaviors reported annually:

  • Speeding
  • Tailgating
  • Not using turn signals
  • Not yielding right-of-way
  • Not looking at blind spots
  • Running stop signs
  • Running red lights
  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving

These behaviors, each dangerous in its own right, are responsible for the majority of reckless driving accidents across the country, and leave many innocent drivers with serious injuries and medical costs.

Contact a Personal Injury Attorney in Massachusetts

Reckless drivers threaten the safety of everyone on the road, but you do not have to stand for this disregard of your well-being. If a reckless driver has put you in danger or has caused you to be involved in a car accident, the attorneys of Crowe & Mulvey, LLP may be able to help you fight back in the courts. Contact our offices in Massachusetts today by calling (617) 426-4488, and learn more about what your options are for pursuing financial compensation.