Speed and Bad Weather
While drivers should never go over the speed limit, bad weather often requires them to slow down even more. If there is snow on the road or the roads are clearly icy, it is important to slow down. Black ice can be especially dangerous, as the road will look clear. Be careful when driving if it has been …show more content…
Hail and rain can also cause dangerous roads, and they, along with snow, can create visibility issues. Fog is another weather condition to take into consideration. Even really sunny days, if the sun is shining right in your eyes as a driver, may require you to reduce your speed.
A Moving Vehicle and No Seat Belts
While some people find seat belts uncomfortable, or they otherwise do not want to use a seat belt, the fact is that seat belts save lives. They prevent people from being thrown from the vehicle during a crash. You are far more likely to die in a car crash if you are thrown from the vehicle. A seat belt also prevents you from hitting other parts of the vehicle, including the dashboard, and they help to distribute the impact of the crash.
Of course, these are not the only things which do not mix when it comes to driving. Distractions and traffic, alcohol and driving, and sleepiness and long trips are among other things that should not be mixed together when you are driving. If you were injured in an accident, our Knoxville accident attorneys can help you. Contact us for a free case