What is aggressive driving? Aggressive driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration happens when a person deliberately commits a traffic violation in a manner to cause harm to another car. An aggressive driver is usually driving erratically and speeding, swerving or recklessly behaving in some manner in which they intend to injure or cause death to another driver. If you were injured in an accident that was caused by an overly aggressive driver, we urge you to contact one of the New York City personal injury attorneys from our firm for the legal help you need.
Besides basic traffic violations, the state of New York can also issue other safety and traffic violations for those who are arrested for aggressive driving. If an accident occurred because of the aggressive driver, they may be charged with negligence, reckless driving and speeding. If the accident caused the death of another person, the aggressive driver may also be charged with vehicular manslaughter or murder and can be facing years in jail, fines and restitution towards the victim and the victim’s family.
Were you hit by a reckless and aggressive driver? You have rights. Aggressive drivers push people off the road, causing single-vehicle accidents or drive in a way that forces you to make sudden movements to avoid being hit by them, causing you to potentially hit another vehicle. These negligent drivers are a huge threat the safety and well-being of other drivers on the road and if you have been injured, you deserve compensation.
After an accident, the best thing that you could do for yourself is contact Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. Our professional legal team can help you build a strong and sound defense case, gather all necessary evidence to fully commit the wrongful driver and fight tooth-and-nail for your compensation. If we are unable to settle your case outside of a court, we will defend you in a court of law. Ready to schedule your free consultation? Do not hesitate to contact Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C.!