Driving aggressively always puts other motorists at risk – and when it results in an accident it often leads to injury and sometimes death.
The aggressive driver may be cited for a serious moving violation, charged with a criminal misdemeanor or, if wrongful death resulted from their actions, they could face charges for assault with a deadly weapon or vehicular manslaughter. If an aggressive driver causes an injury to you or your family, the partnership of a car accident injury lawyer is essential in making sure you get what you deserve.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines aggressive driving as “the operation of a motor vehicle in any manner that endangers, or is likely to endanger persons or property.”
In other words, it could be any number of illegal behaviors, including:
Aggressive driving is a common cause of car accidents. According to a survey by the NHTSA:
If you were in an accident caused by an aggressive driver, give us a call or contact us for a free lawyer consultation.
You’ll talk directly to one of our experienced St. Louis car accident lawyers about how we can help you – just like we’ve helped more than 25,000 others from Missouri, Illinois, and the entire Midwest recover more than $400 million in compensation during the last 60 years.