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Driving in the wrong lane

On Behalf of | Feb 15, 2019 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

There are many traffic safety guidelines that drivers need to follow, from the speed limit to stopping at stop signs. Unfortunately, some drivers fail to abide by these guidelines for various reasons, and in doing so they place lives at risk. In fact, some people may drive in the wrong lane because they are drunk, or because they were not paying attention. When reckless drivers move forward in the wrong lane, it can be extremely dangerous due to oncoming traffic and it may cause a devastating collision.

Some people drive their vehicle in the wrong lane on accident, and others may even do it on purpose. For example, someone may drive down the wrong side of the freeway in an attempt to evade law enforcement officials during a pursuit. Or, someone may even be suicidal, and they may intentionally drive on the wrong side of the road, intending to collide with another vehicle in a head-on crash.

Drivers may go in the wrong lane on busy freeways, traveling at high speeds, or on quieter roads in the countryside. Either way, driving in the wrong lane is extremely dangerous. If you were struck by a vehicle that was traveling on the wrong side of the road, you should not hesitate to examine your legal options. By moving ahead with a lawsuit, you could have the ability to access funds that you need to recover, which could be especially helpful if you are having a hard time due to unpaid medical bills and lost wages.