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Florida SR 76 / Kanner Highway Accident
While most accidents on State Road 76 in Florida are caused by negligent drivers, some crashes are caused by highway defects. Regardless of the cause of the accident, the Florida highway attorneys at The Law Offices of Philip DeBerard will help injured individuals and their families obtain the compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses. For a free consultation, contact us at 1-800-299-8878.
About State Road 76 in Florida
Also known and signed as Kanner Highway, State Road 76 or SR 76 is a 31.5 miles northeast-southeast state highway that connects Port Mayaca on Lake Okeechobee’s shore at the intersection with U.S. Routes 98 and 441 with Stuart on the shore of the St. Lucie River near the Atlantic Ocean and the Treasure Coast at an intersection with U.S. Route 1. The road parallels the nearby St. Lucie Canal.
Florida SR 76 Accident
SR 76 in Florida provides essential infrastructure for the state’s big cities, but this road can also become a site for serious and even fatal motor vehicle accidents, especially when drivers are not as focused or as sober as they should be while behind the wheel. The vast majority of wrecks on Highway 76 are the result of some form of negligence or recklessness, such as driving while intoxicated, speeding, fatigued driving, falling asleep at the wheel, and distracted driving. However, some accidents are caused by unsafe roadway conditions, such as improper road maintenance, defective road design, lack of barriers, signs, or signals, and other road dangers.
The standards for highway design and safety vary from state to state, but the basic duty to provide motorists and pedestrians with access to reasonably safe roadways applies throughout the nation. States can fulfill this duty by eliminating dangerous or hazardous conditions that present threats to the safety of people using the road.
About Philip DeBerard Personal Injury Attorney
The Florida highway accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Philip DeBerard will fight to obtain fair and just compensation for our clients who sustained injuries or who lost their loved ones in accidents on SR 76 highway. Contact us at 1-800-299-8878.