Wet Spring Roads Can Lead To Connecticut Auto Accidents

May 15, 2020
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Springtime often means wet weather. Great for plants, but not as good if you’re trying to prevent New Haven auto accidents

There are a couple of reasons why. First, roads get slicker in the rain. Oils and grime build up on the roads during dry days. As temperatures rise, these turn to liquids that then pool up when the rain starts, thereby making the roads more slippery. Second, as the rain continues, puddles become a problem. Driving through a big puddle can cause your brakes to get wet, making them less effective, or can lead to hydroplaning which means that your tires lose contact with the road. 

So how can drivers avoid Connecticut auto accidents when the raindrops start falling this spring? Heed the following:

Of course, there are times when you simply can’t avoid heading out during a rainstorm. If you must, do so with caution. At LoRicco Law Firm, your safety and well-being are our primary concerns, so drive safely.

However, if you do have an auto accident in Connecticut, give us a call and we’ll be happy to discuss your case.