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Traffic congestion

Traffic congestion is a major issue that continues to plague the transportation system, leading to a wide range of issues including an increased risk of collisions.  When traffic congestion occurs, the physical capacity of roads fails to accommodate the overwhelming number of vehicles during peak hours. Traffic jams can lead to increased travel times and unreliable travel time performance.
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    What are the Causes of traffic congestion?

    High volume of vehicles

    During peak hours, when there are too many vehicles on the road, it can lead to a traffic jam.

    Bottlenecks and chokepoints

    Construction zones, inadequate capacity, and narrow roads, can create bottlenecks, slowing down the flow of traffic.

    Traffic incident

    Collisions, breakdowns, or other incidents, can cause blockages, lane closures, resulting in traffic jams.

    Inadequate infrastructure

    Poorly designed roadways, lack of adequate traffic management systems, and insufficient road capacity, can contribute to congestion, especially in areas experiencing rapid population growth.

    Traffic signal timings

    Traffic signals that are not timed correctly can cause delays and disruptions in the flow of traffic.

    Road closures and special events

    Sporting events, concerts, festivals, or road closures for maintenance can divert traffic, disrupting normal traffic flow.

    Public transportation limitations

    Insufficient public transportation systems force citizens to rely heavily on personal vehicles. This can increase traffic congestion.


    Poor weather, such as sleet, snow, fog, or heavy rain can reduce visibility, leading to congested traffic.


    What are the Common Types of Car crashes that Occur as a Result of High congestion on Roads?

    Various types of auto accidents commonly occur as a result of traffic congestion.
    Rear-end collisions are the most common, as drivers may not be able to stop in time.
    Sideswipe collisions are common when drivers attempt to change lanes without signaling properly or failing to check blindspots due to heavy traffic.
    Intersection crashes can occur when traffic congestion prevents motorists from clearing intersections in a timely manner, resulting in cross traffic accidents.


    Can a Lawyer Help Me Pursue Auto accident Damages?

    If you find yourself involved in an automobile accident due to a negligent driver in a congested traffic scenario, you should speak with an experienced car accident lawyer. At MVP Accident Attorneys, our lawyer can guide you through the legal process and help you recover economic and non-economic damages for your injuries and other losses.

    Our legal team will investigate the accident, gather evidence, and negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf.


    Contact Us Today!

    If you were involved in a traffic collision that was caused by a negligent driver, contact a car accident lawyer at MVP Accident Attorneys today to schedule a free consultation. You can meet with a member of our legal team to discuss your case and go over your legal options and rights.

    If you decide to work with us, you can rest assured our attorneys will provide the legal guidance and support you need during this difficult time. Contact us today to learn more.


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    Brett S. Sachs graduated from Michigan State University College of Law with Cum Laude Honors. While attending Michigan State, Brett was awarded for his service in the Michigan State University College of Law Civil Rights Clinic, where he represented prisoners of the Michigan Department of Corrections from injustices brought upon them. Learn more.

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