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The Importance of Road Signs

Although you may not stop to consider it, simply getting in the car and driving may be the most dangerous thing you do each day. There are hundreds of variables that go into the safety of your drive, and not all of them are under your control. One of the most important factors in the safety of your daily drive is the presence of road signs. These signs are crucial in directing and controlling traffic.

If road signs are damaged or missing, the results can be devastating. If you or someone you love has been involved in a car accident because of defective road signs, it is important that you seek justice. This type of negligence can affect hundreds of people each day. Please contact the Green Bay road defect lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, by calling 800-242-2874 for a free consultation.

Dangers of Missing Road Signs

Road signs are crucial for many of the driving decisions that you make on a daily basis. These signs are also very important for protecting you from other drivers by establishing order on the roads. But road signs do not always do their job properly, and dangerous accidents can occur as a result.

Road signs may be considered defective if they are:

  • Improperly positioned
  • Bent or damaged
  • Absent
  • Not operating properly (stop lights)
  • Wholly or partially obstructed

Municipalities are typically responsible for the maintenance of road signs. If you have been involved in an accident that was caused or influenced by a defective road sign, you may be able to hold the negligent municipality accountable under the law.

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Victims of car accidents resulting from damaged or missing road signs may be eligible to receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and more. Contact the Green Bay road defect lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, by calling 800-242-2874 for more information.

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