Car accidents are caused by many factors and in many cases, drivers assume either negligence or human error are the cause of their collision. However, faulty design and manufacturing defects can also contribute to car collisions.
Car manufacturers have an obligation to produce a safe product. They must meet certain standards and are expected to test their cars to make sure they are safe. Unfortunately, unsafe cars end up on our streets all the time. Common mechanical defects include:
- tire defects which can cause tire blowouts and rollovers