Proving that the Other Driver Was Speeding
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shares that car accidents are on the rise and that the largest increase in fatal traffic accidents on record happened in 2021 (with a 10.5 percent jump in numbers). Excess speed plays an outsize role in traffic accident statistics, and in 2021, speed-related accidents were up by 5 percent. If you were injured by a speeding driver, you may not have any idea how to prove it, but an experienced Beverly Hills car accident attorney can help.
Identifying the Other Driver’s Speed
The truth of the matter is that there are a lot of devices out there that are recording more information than you may realize. There are cameras installed where you least expect them, dashcams, and even devices in our vehicles that can either help determine a driver’s speed or that make it very clear. If you believe the other driver’s excess speed – whether this means driving over the speed limit or driving too fast for the road’s condition – caused the accident that left you injured, the electronic data recorder from that motorist’s own vehicle may settle the matter.
Gaining access to the information, however, can be difficult to achieve without the professional legal counsel of a seasoned car accident attorney on your side. Other evidence that can help includes:
- Information from a dashcam – whether your own or another driver’s
- Eyewitness testimony
- The police report, which may address the other driver’s speed
- An accident recreation model that demonstrates the physics involved and that can help pinpoint speed
Look to an Experienced Beverly Hills Car Accident Attorney for the Help You Need
The practiced Beverly Hills car accident attorneys at Jalilvand Law know how important the issue of the other driver’s speed can be to your claim, and they have the resources and skill to effectively and efficiently get to the bottom of the issue – in pursuit of compensation that fairly addresses your losses. To learn more, contact or call us at 310.478.5800 today.