How Does Fault Get Determined Following A Winter Accident?

In the mind of a driver, it might seem like the weather could be blamed for a winter accident. Understand that the insurance companies do not allow drivers to blame the weather. Insurers hold all drivers responsible for controlling their respective vehicle. Insurers do not pretend that such a job can be carried out with ease on an icy or a snow-covered road. Still, an insurance company realizes that any driver can exercise an added amount of caution, when driving over a surface that could be quite slippery. The insurer’s awareness of that fact explains the driver’s inability to blame the weather. (more…)