People in the Ponca City area who drive sport utility vehicles (SUVs) probably enjoy the additional space that these vehicles offer compared to even full-sized cars. SUVs can make it easier to transport a family all in one vehicle, or to accomplish errands like grocery shopping. Also, today's SUVs come in a variety of shapes and sizes and include a plethora of creature comforts and safety features.
Given the various benefits that SUVs can offer, it is not surprising why many people choose them over cars or other vehicles. But even SUVs are not perfect; they do have some drawbacks. For example, earlier versions and models of some SUVs were prone to rolling over on the roadway. However, manufacturers have made strides in developing newer models that are less likely to cause deadly rollover accidents.
Another obvious problem with SUVs is that they are bigger than cars and not as easy to maneuver. The greater size and weight means that drivers in SUVs should be extra careful about avoiding the need to make abrupt stops. This is because a larger SUV could require substantially more space to come to a stop than a smaller and lighter car. In addition, an accident involving an SUV can lead to more damage than a similar accident involving smaller vehicles.
At the law firm of Martin Jean & Jackson Attorneys At Law, our attorneys have decades of combined experience dealing with all kinds of automobile accidents, including those involving SUVs. We know how to investigate accidents sites and collect evidence to help prove our clients' case.
The website for our Oklahoma firm contains a variety of legal and factual information about motor vehicle accidents. It can be a valuable resource for any SUV accident victim or their family members to start getting the information they need about their legal options following an accident.