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The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC
2020 Recognized by Best Lawyers

Local: 703-659-1961
Toll-Free: 866-719-4394

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Lack of experience is a leading cause of car accidents

When considering the leading causes of car accidents, it’s easy to pick out specific issues. Texting is one example, and drunk driving is another. But are these really the main reasons for car accidents?

For young drivers, inexperience often plays a very big role. Experts note that the old cliche about perfection only coming with practice may understate the risks, but it’s actually very accurate in this case. Drivers who have less experience are more prone to mistakes.

This is true in anything that you do. If you’re learning to play an instrument, you’re going to hit more wrong notes than someone who has been playing for a decade. If you’re learning to ride a bike, you’re going to be less secure and more likely to crash than someone who rides every day. It just comes with the territory. We accept this in all parts of life.

With driving, though, the major issue is that you have to put those inexperienced drivers on the road with other traffic so that they can gain experience. This is going to cause car accidents, just as playing an instrument causes wrong notes. There’s no way around it. But those accidents can take lives or leave others with serious injuries. Is that fair? Of course not. But it is something every driver must consider.

For those people who are injured in accidents that are caused by other drivers, the next step is learning how to seek financial compensation for medical bills and other costs and damages. An experienced attorney can be a valuable source of guidance.

 

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