The increase in traffic accidents in the Austin area can be attributed to the increasing population in the area leading to larger amounts of people on the road and a decaying road system. As more people use Austin’s roads the risk for car accidents and fatalities increases dramatically. Many of these traffic related deaths could be attributed to driving at high speeds, the illegal use of electronic devices, poor road signage, and the lack of passageways for cyclists and pedestrians.
With so much at stake, it is crucial for area residents to make the extra effort to stay safe while driving in the Austin area. TK Injury Lawyers encourages all drivers to:
If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, it’s extremely important to contact a personal injury attorney immediately in order to protect certain legal rights. If you are looking for an Austin Car Accident Attorney, contact Terry and Kelly, PLLC today at 512-910-2000 for a free consultation and case evaluation.
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