Look Out for Street Racing on Austin Streets

January 17, 2020 - Austin

Reyna Law Firm's car accident attorneys near you give advice on a racing dangers

Racing in Austin

Street racing on Austin streets has been blamed, recently, for a hit and run accident. This particular night of street racing led to a fatality. The driver left the scene of the accident, then was later apprehended, by Austin police. Soon after, statements suggested that a recent increase in unsanctioned street races has to led to unsafe driving conditions across the city. The Austin car accident injury lawyer at the Reyna Law Firm would like to remind drivers to be vigilant on the roads. There are a few things to remember as a safe Austin motorist.

How to avoid a Street Racing Accident

Illegal street racers often attempt to block off public roads to set up their courses. As a safe motorist, you should look out for cordoned off roads often with loud import vehicles lined up to race. There are a few things you should do to help your chances of avoiding a street racing accident.

-Slow down if you feel that driving conditions are unsafe;

-Avoid blocked off areas and get to safety if you hear or see people racing;

-Keep your car maintained to help your chances of avoiding a collision; and

-Drive defensively by staying alert to your surroundings

What can an experienced Austin accident attorney do to help me if I’m the victim of a street racing accident?

The Austin accident injury attorney at the Reyna Law Firm has first-hand experience dealing with the complexities of a motor vehicle accident. Our familiarity with these cases puts us in a position to ensure the best outcome for our clients. We can all agree that street racing is best on the big screen! Safe travels! Questions or comments, drop us a line!