According to a study recently conducted by the Society of Automotive Engineers, approximately 25 percent of drivers fail to properly use their turn signals when executing a turn. Even worse, nearly 50 percent of drivers fail to properly signal when changing lanes on the highway.
It may not seem like a safety issue, but the use of turn signals is one of the few means of communication that drivers have to indicate to other drivers, pedestrians and others what they intend to do on the road. The use of a turn signal can help to prevent car accidents. The law requires drivers to use a turn signal and the failure to signal can pose a serious danger.
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If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, contact an experienced personal injury attorney. A knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can assess your case and help you get the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. For more information, contact an attorney today.