When thinking about the causes of a car accident, distracted driving, drunk driving, and speeding may come to mind first. All of those actions are the direct result of a reckless driver’s negligence. Not all accidents, however, are the result of a driver’s recklessness. Some accidents happen when roads are poorly maintained.
Drivers need to be able to maintain control over their vehicles at all times. When a pothole or uneven lane causes an unexpected departure, the consequences can be severe. Every day drivers all over Georgia encounter dangerous road conditions. If you come across a poorly maintained road, there are steps you can take to report the issue. It is then the state’s job to correct the hazard quickly and efficiently, to prevent any possible accidents.