From the highways of Salt Lake City to the off-road trails of Southern Utah, there are bound to be some dangerous roads out there. From ridiculous traffic, to uneven and unstable terrain, road conditions can be a great threat to drivers everywhere, so it’s important to recognize what roads are the riskiest to drive on to avoid an auto accident and a call to your lawyer.
Whether it’s Interstate 15 (1-15) or Route 6, here are some of the most dangerous roads to traverse in Utah. As always, if you find yourself in an auto accident on any of these roads, contact a lawyer form our attorney team at Robert J. DeBry and Associates.
The Popular I-15
Interstate 15 (known as I-15) is one of Utah’s longest and most traveled highways; with that, it’s also worth noting that hundreds of auto accidents happen on this highway. Auto accident causes range from speeding and impaired driving, to road rage during heavy traffic.
I-15 runs from the north to the south of Utah, going through cities such as Salt Lake and St. George. If you find yourself in an accident on interstate 15, contact an attorney at Robert J. DeBry and Associates.
This road lies between the areas of Price and Spanish Fork and is known for its various twists and turns. While it is considerably safer than it has been in previous years, drivers should still exercise caution, as there were a reported 256 fatalities on this route in 2014 and it continues to claim the lives of many drivers each year.
Perhaps one of the only major highways in Utah that doesn’t connect to an urban area, this highway proves to be a significant threat to drivers. This road claims a few lives each year, the most common cause is drivers who get in an auto accident after taking advantage of the fact that they aren’t in a major urban area.
Accidents happen, no matter how safe you may be driving. If you have been involved in a car crash due to someone else’s reckless behavior on the road, contact our team of lawyers here at Robert J. DeBry and Associates⎯ we will help you build a strong claim and get you the compensation that you deserve.