Cars sometimes will overheat for a variety of reasons. For instance, cars often overheat in hot conditions because the car is unable to cool itself. Also, if the car's water coolant is not replenished, it stands a higher chance of overheating.
When a car begins to overheat, drivers and passengers should take a number of steps. First, the driver should pull over the vehicle and stop it on the side of the road. Second, the driver and passengers should exit the vehicle. While the risk of explosion is low, it is a possibility that drivers and passengers should be wary of.
Third, once the car stops overheating, it should be inspected for any defects and then prepared by an expert and experienced mechanic. By taking these steps, drivers and passengers can significantly reduce the risk of injury.
If you or anyone you know has been injured in a overheated car accident, contact the Madison car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874.