Causes of Rollover Accidents

Causes of Rollover Accidents

Causes of Rollover Accidents 

Car accidents are caused by multiple external and internal factor which could result in different types of accident. Among all types of car accident, rollover accident is an extreme form of road accident and requires a lot of external and internal issues for it to occur. Specifically, a rollover car accident is an extreme type of crash in which a vehicle flips over unto its side or roof. According to researches and observations, rollovers were said to have higher fatality rate compared to other forms of vehicle collisions due to its form. 

According to National Highway and Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), the main ingedient for a rollover accident to happen is driver error which they consider plays an important role in determining one. Though, aside from that, there are also overseen specific driver errors that were result from overcompensation such as: 

  1. Overspeeding 

    First common factor that is present on almost every form of fatal car crash is excessive speeding especially in rollover accidents, as almost 40% of all fatal rollovers that occurred along roads involved speed at atleast 55 mph speed limit. 

  2. Driving Under Influence (DUI) and Drowsy Driving

    Similar to overspeeding, impaired driving in general which includes drunk driving and drowsy driving, has a bad long history of being quite the determinant of an accident but this doesn't mean that it guarantee a fatal rollover accident most of the time. 

  3. Country Roads

    According to studies, about 75% of total rollover accidents every year happen on rural roadways with speed limits of at least 55 mph, this is said due to their lacking of road safety features as it is less traveled and people choose more developed highways. 

  4. Still using Bad or Worn Out Tires 

    Some reports stated that bad tires result in blowout which escalates to rollover accidents when simultaneously happen while driving in high speed. Also, worn out tires could make drivers lose their control over their vehicle which could lead in another form of car accident. 

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If ever one of your family members or closests friend has been involved in a rollover accident who have sustained either minor or significant injuries and even a possible case of amputation because of a driver has shown apparent negligence and recklessness and caused an accident and render the victim to have life-threatening injuries and condition, you can always refer help from a professional experienced injury lawyer to smoothen things out as your hired lawyers can help you decide from their factual and legal advices and can help you sort things out legally rather than settling over cash offer without damage calculation and future's regards. 

Ryan LLP is an Ohio based injury lawyer that represents victims of personal injury caused by car accidents, medical malpractice due to medical professional's negligence, and even wrongful death against large companies, agencies and even individuals. We have 40 years of experience doing our service in this field and evidently successful with our civil litigations. Call our office now for free legal consultation. 

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