Cubbon & Associates
A look at rideshare accidents
In the digital age, apps have brought a number of advancements and improved lives in all sorts of ways. For example, some people have been able to use ridesharing apps to get around easier. However, as with taxis and any other vehicle, the risk of a traffic collision is concerning. Whether you regularly use a ridesharing service or work as a rideshare driver, it is important to bear in mind the risk of an accident. From sustaining an injury that leaves you unable to drive to passing away or facing significant financial challenges, motor vehicle collisions can be incredibly devastating.
If you work as a rideshare driver, you may feel fatigued from time to time, which could increase the likelihood of an accident. Or, if you are a passenger, you may observe that your driver is intoxicated or driving too fast for the road, which could also lead to a motor vehicle wreck. In some cases, ridesharing accidents occur because someone operating another vehicle is behaving recklessly behind the wheel. It is essential to do all you can to avoid a collision and respond appropriately in the event that one does occur.
Sadly, traffic collisions have thrown many lives off-track and continue to take place at a disturbing rate all across the country. Our law office covers some of the legal considerations that have to do with traffic collisions on our car accident page, so feel free to follow the link if you are interested in reading more on rideshare collisions.