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Hydroplaning Car Accident Lawyer
Hydroplaning occurs due to the build-up of water on the front of a vehicle's tires. When a driver accelerates over 35 miles per hour, hydroplaning causes the tires to move faster due to the lack of traction with the ground. The result of a hydroplane is the driver’s inability to control vehicle functions like accelerating, steering, and braking functions. Hydroplaning vehicle accidents car be serious due to the lack of evasive maneuvers to avoid a collision. The vehicle may move at faster speeds or drift out of the lane while it is in the midst of hydroplaning.
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Ways to Prevent Hydroplaning Accidents
- Avoid driving on wet puddles
- Avoid driving during severe rain storms
- Refrain from using cruise control in stormy weather or in areas where water has accumulated
- Use a moderate touch in braking and don’t slam on the brakes
- Drive slowly and carefully through wet roads
- Maintain your tires
- Rotate your tires on a regular basis
- Replace worn out tires
Causes of Fishtail Auto Accidents
- Tire design
- Depth of water puddles
- Total weight of a car
- Inflation pressure
- Rainy conditions and thunderstorms
- Hail, snow and strong winds
- Poor water drainage in cities
Injuries Arising from Hydroplaning Accidents
- Spinal cord injuries
- Seat-belt injuries
- Permanent disabilities
- Airbag injuries
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