Everyone agrees that performing routine maintenance and repair on your vehicle is costly and time-consuming, but this action is also life-saving. It’s crucial for drivers to recognize the important role car maintenance plays in preventing accidents.
Examples of Preventative Maintenance
Regularly scheduling routine checks on your vehicle is important because this preventative measure can help detect problems before they cause an accident. Tire blowouts, for example, are scary experiences, but they can be avoided by regularly checking and maintaining appropriate tire pressure. It can also be frightening when the driver experiences a loss in control in the car’s steering or suspension systems. Thankfully, this can be avoided with regular inspections on your steering and suspension mechanisms.
When Your Car Breaks Down
If your car breaks down on the road, then it is more than just an inconvenience. It’s necessary to move yourself and your car out of the direct line of traffic, and it’s still dangerous to be anywhere on the side of the road. Unfortunately, cars on the side of the road are often sideswiped or hit by other vehicles. Don’t risk a breakdown by failing to schedule routine checks with your mechanic.
Can an Attorney Help?
Our attorneys at Silverman & Roedel understand how expensive medical bills, lost wages, property damage and pain and suffering can be after a serious car accident. Our attorneys are experienced in investigating the cause of the accident to determine who was responsible. If a driver’s failure to maintain his vehicle is found to be the cause of your accident, then we can help. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our law office at 973-772-6411 to discuss your case.
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