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Increase in Speeding Related Car Accidents During the Pandemic

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Key Points of this Article

  • Speeding has increased to unnecessary rates

  • Less car accidents are occurring but severe car accidents are on the rise

  • When out on the road be aware of your surroundings to avoid speeders

 

Speeding Has Increased

Lately more and more states have begun to lift their stay-at-home orders. With this comes certain things like the reopening of gyms, restaurants, etc. Traffic seems to be slowly returning to normal. 

During the quarantine period it was a different story. With businesses closed there should have been less traffic, which for the most part that was true, but there were still accidents and serious ones at that. The culprit was speeding. Less cars on the road means less traffic which then means you could get places faster. Drivers definitely took advantage of this and the result, paired with recklessness, was several more deadly car accidents than usual. This type of car accident could be easily avoided.


What’s Fueling The Need for Speed? Or No Places to Go and Nobody to See

The quarantine has taken a toll on all of us. Whether it has been the economic effect (loss of job, closure of businesses), social effect (virtual everything, close quarters with relatives for extensive periods of time), or arguably the most important effect, the health effect they have all collectively changed our lives and forced us to become more isolated than ever.

This isolation has created a situation where something as simple as driving a car has become the outlet for release of bottled up emotions and feelings. It has manifested as speeding.


What Happens If You’re One of the Unlucky Ones?

If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an auto accident of this type, you will need professional help. Aside from contacting emergency services, one of the first things you should do is seek out a Personal Injury Lawyer. This type of lawyer will be able to guide you through the process, handle the Insurance companies involved, and help get the compensation you deserve.


When Results Matter, Call Kemp, Ruge & Green of Tampa Bay

When you have legal questions, connect with a Tampa Bay personal injury lawyer. The attorneys at Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group handle many areas of personal injury law, including those related to COVID-19 and car accidents. We believe you should only have to work on getting well, while we worry about using the justice system to protect your rights. We give our clients the best possible results-driven service. You pay us only if we win. 

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