Lane changing is allowed on most state and federal roads. It’s often allowed to let one car pass or to let one car enter a slower lane. It can be necessary to let one car be in position to make a turn at an intersection or to get off the highway onto an exit ramp.
However, there are right ways and wrong ways to change lanes. When drivers change lanes the wrong way an accident can occur, causing severe injuries and even death. When a motorcycle rider is involved (often a car making a lane change will fail to look for a motorcycle), the results can be catastrophic.
Some of the improper ways to change lanes are:
A car accident caused by a failure to properly change lanes can have devastating results, and at Joe Miller Law, Ltd., we believe that you should not be forced to cover the costs of such an accident if it resulted from another party’s negligence. Learn more about what our legal team can do to help you by calling us today at (888) 694-1671.