Where Do Zephyrhills Accidents Commonly Happen?

Where Do Zephyrhills Accidents Commonly Happen?

Zephyrhills is an incredible community in East Pasco County. It is one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Florida. It is a welcoming community home to many great people and I am proud to say it is an area that I have personally served for many years. Many may not know, Zephyrhills has earned its place on the skydiving map too with its state-of-the-art facilities and a community of skydiving enthusiasts that’s second to none. Skydive City, located at the heart of the airport, has become a hub for both seasoned jumpers and those taking their first leap.

As you wander through the historic streets, you’ll find yourself drawn to the welcoming atmosphere of small town living with ready access to all of the modern conveniences you need. The vibrant Main Street offers local shops, eateries, and gatherings each offering a unique taste of the community’s character. With all this and fun, family-friendly events throughout the year, Zephyrhills beckons you to jump right in – to the heart of its close-knit community.

However, as the community continues to grow and bustle, risk for accident does go up as well. With more traffic, Zephyrhills accidents commonly happen. It becomes especially busy when our friends from the North come to visit for their season. It is important that you stay vigilant on the road ways and watch for each other. Many accidents can be prevent with some additional diligence. But, sadly, accidents still happen.

Where Do Zephyrhills Accidents Commonly Happen?

Accidents can happen in a variety of areas and locations. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), most fatal accidents occur within 25 miles of the victim’s home. This is because it is the area where you drive the most. The more time you spend on the roads, the higher the chance of experiencing at least a minor crash. Zephyrhills accidents commonly happen in high traffic areas. Some of the high traffic areas include but are not limited to:

– U.S. Route 301 (Fort King Highway/Gall Boulevard)

– County Road 535 (Chancey Road/Old Lakeland Highway)

– County Road 579 (Morris Bridge Road/Eiland Boulevard/Handcart Road)

– State Road 39 (Paul S. Buchman Highway/Gall Boulevard)

– County Road 41 (Fort King Highway/Fort King Road)

– State Road 54 (Fifth Avenue through Downtown Zephyrhills)

Common Types of Accidents In Zephyrhills

Sadly, Zephyrhills car accidents can occur in a variety of ways. Most of the time, it is due to negligence. Negligence occurs when an individual fails to uphold their duty to another and because of that failure, they cause damage to that individual. Negligence in relation to a car accident would occur when a driver fails to operate their vehicle as a reasonable person in similar circumstances would and thereby injures another and/or causes damage to another’s vehicle. Five of the most common types of car accidents in Zephyrhills include:

Rear-End Accidents

Rear-end accidents typically occur because someone is following too closely and there is not enough room between vehicles to stop. It is important to always leave a safe distance between yourself and other vehicles. This is especially important in Zephyrhills on roadways such as Gall Boulevard when people often stop to turn into local businesses and down side streets.

Distracted Driving Accidents

The causes of distracted driving accidents can include but not be limited to: driving while texting, adjusting the radio, and dealing with issues in the back seat. It is important to focus on the road and not let other things in vehicle keep you from driving safely. Distracted driving can result in numerous types of different accident such as side swipe accidents, pedestrian accidents and some of the other types of accidents listed here. When you think you may become distracted, pull off the road.

Head-On Collisions

Head-on collisions are more common on two lane roads. Zephyrhills is made up of numerous two-lane roads. It is so important that you remember to maintain your lane. These accidents are often the most severe and cause the most significant of injuries.

T-Bone Collisions

T-Bone collisions often occur when a driver fails to stop a traffic signal or stop sign. Zephyrhills does have numerous 4-way stops. Be sure to make sure that you have the right of way and that you stop fully before making your way. T-Bone collisions can often be avoided with patience and looking out for other drivers.

Drinking And Driving Accidents

There is a massive amount of press and information on the dangers of drinking and driving. However, drivers sometimes do still take chances after a few drinks, and accidents due to alcohol can occur. Zephyrhills is filled with many great restaurants and has a lot wonderful events where one can enjoy adult beverages. However, if you plan to drink, be sure to have a ride set up and a safe way to get home.

EXPERIENCED ZEPHYRHILLS CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

I understand that the process after getting into a car accident can be difficult and stressful. You probably have a lot of questions and very few answers. Allow me to be there for you every step of the way. I offer a FREE no-obligation consultation and will review your accident claim with you personally at one of the office locations in TampaZephyrhillsSaint PetersburgBrandonClearwater, Plant City or Sun City Center. Cannot make it to me? I will come to wherever is convenient to you at NO charge. You deserve to be compensated and I want to get justice for you!

Contact Car Accident Attorney Kevin L. Sullivan II TODAY at (813) 598-4868 for a FREE no-obligation consultation. I look forward to assisting you with your claim!

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