People are busier today than ever before. Drivers have to drop kids off at school, go to work, go to
meetings, run errands, and more. Most drivers try their best to avoid accidents, but some accidents are
difficult to avoid. Accidents resulting from blind spots can be especially difficult to avoid, particularly for
those with vision problems or those who are newer drivers.
If a driver fails to check his or her blind spot, an accident can easily result. It’s critical that drivers in
Dallas-Fort Worth drive as defensively as possible. Assume that other drivers are unwilling or unable to
see vehicles in their blind spots, and avoid driving in another driver’s blind spot, particularly if the
vehicle is a large truck. You should always check your blind spots by using your mirrors.
There are a number of factors that can contribute to accidents involving blind spots. The biggest issue is
distracted driving – many drivers who are busy on the roads with cell phones and other distractions who
fail to check their blind spots before changing lanes. Some other factors that can contribute to blind spot
accidents include fatigue, intoxication, slower reflexes because of aging, and a lack of knowledge about
the dangers of blind spots.
If you have been involved in an accident because of another driver’s failure to check his or her blind
spot, you should speak with an attorney who can ensure that you receive all the damages to which you
are entitled. If you are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, call the Dallas-Fort Worth personal injury attorneys
at the Barber Law Firm at 972-231- 5800. We can help. Call us today to learn more or to schedule a free
consultation on your case.