Spring is here and that means people everywhere will be getting out to take advantage of the nice weather. It’s the ideal time of year for camping, motorcycling, rafting, and of course, the great American road trip.
Road trips have been a big part of our national culture ever since the glory days of Route 66. Traveling the highways is a great way to see the wonderful beauty that the US has to offer, and it can be the perfect way to bond with your family.
But like any time spent behind the wheel, there is always the risk of being in a car accident. With a vehicle full of your family, there are lots of things going on and lots of distractions that could end up causing an accident, especially if you are travelling along Colorado’s most dangerous roads and highways. Fortunately, preventing road trip accidents, and the unpleasant situations that can occur after even a minor fender bender, can be as simple as paying attention while driving, and just in case, making sure you are properly prepared for any situation by keeping a fully stocked emergency kit. Here’s what it should contain:
Despite your safety efforts, accidents do occur and you should be prepared. If you are in an accident remain calm and try to control your emotions. Assess your condition and the conditions of those with you, then call 911. If the wreck was caused by another driver’s negligence and someone was injured, make sure to contact the best car accident law firm in Colorado Springs to get an expert attorney fighting for you.
We serve clients injured anywhere throughout the state of Colorado, but we focus on residents of these areas: Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Fountain, Briargate, Monument, Black Forest, Pueblo, Canon City, Larkspur, Security-Widefield, Peyton, Castle Rock, Teller County, El Paso County, Elbert County, Park County, Douglas County and beyond.