Spring rain storms can be can be very strong and drop lots of rain on New Haven roadways so it is no surprise that weather can be a contributing factor to New Haven auto accidents. Take extra precautions when traveling in wet, stormy weather.
Do run your defroster to keep your windows and windshield clear.
Do travel at safe speeds. Staying under 45 mph will keep your car from hydroplaning.
Do turn on your headlights when your wipers are in motion. It’s required by law.
Don’t wait to replace your windshield wipers until the next rain storm if they aren’t clearing your windshield.
Don’t drive through large puddles. They can damage your electrical systems in your car.
Don’t be afraid to pull over if the rain is coming down too hard.
If you or a loved one was injured a New Haven auto accident attorney may be able to help. The attorneys at The LoRicco Law Firm have been helping New Haven and the Connecticut shoreline’s injured for nearly 60 years. Contact our office today to a schedule your free consultation.