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Why People Run Red Lights and Compromise Your Safety

When you drive responsibly, your chances of causing an accident are usually minimized. However, you are still subject to the driving behaviors of other drivers on the road, and sadly, some other drivers choose to engage in dangerous behavior, like running red lights. Drivers who run red lights are responsible for causing numerous accidents regularly throughout the United States, causing many innocent drivers who were in the wrong place at the wrong time to suffer serious injuries.

Motivations for Red Light Runners

Unfortunately, people who run red lights choose to do so for a number of reasons that they feel are justified, including:

  • Thinking they can “make it” before it turns red
  • Being in a hurry
  • Early morning waiting, when other traffic might be sparse
  • Distracted driving

Whatever the reason a driver decides to run a red light, it is not justification for taking such action. And, should it lead to harming another person in a car accident, then he or she should be held legally accountable for those injuries, as well as any related costs that stem from the accident.

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Being involved in a car accident can carry a variety of physical consequences, many of which also lead to financial burdens as well. Thus, if you have been hit by a person running a red light, then it’s likely that you need financial compensation to help you and your loved ones deal with the financial consequences that often arise in these situations. Our legal team at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. may be able to help you obtain this much-needed compensation by pursuing legal action on your behalf. Call 800-242-2874 today to learn more about your options in such a situation.