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Causes of Car Spins

Being in a car that is spinning out of control is a truly terrifying experience. A motor vehicle is a large, heavy, and fast piece of equipment, and not being able to guide its trajectory can easily lead to serious injury or even death for the driver, passengers, or other motorists and bystanders. Accidents caused by a spinning vehicle are made even more dangerous due to the fact that they usually occur at high speeds.

There are many events that can throw a car into a violent spin. While some spins may be caused by reckless driving by the driver of the spinning car, other situations can be caused by the negligence of other individuals. In the latter case, the driver may wish to pursue legal action with the help of a Sheboygan car accident lawyer from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® Contact us today at 800-242-2874 for more information.

Why is my car spinning?

Some common causes of car spins are:

  • Hydroplaning on wet roads
  • Tire blowouts caused by manufacturer defects
  • Speeding
  • Road defects such as potholes or uneven pavement
  • Icy or slick roads
  • Collisions with other vehicles

Regardless of why you lose control, if your car starts to spin, there are a few things you must remember to do. First, try to remain calm. Next, take your foot off the gas but do not slam on the brakes or jerk the wheel. Finally, gently steer into the spin and attempt to regain control.

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If you have been in a wreck that you believe was caused by a negligent driver, road defect, or manufacturing defect, you may be entitled to compensation. Call 800-242-2874 to contact the experienced Sheboygan car accident attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today.

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