Steep Street Problems

Steep streets can create traffic accidents from people losing control of their car and brake failure. When inspecting a neighborhood with steep streets look for gouges or deeply scraped areas in the street preferably at the top or bottom of the hill. This will be signs that the bottoms of some cars actually hit the street causing damage to the car and the street.

If you need to park on the steep street this could prove to be extremely difficult especially if you are parallel parking and tight areas.

Living in an area where the streets are steep will put additional stress on your automobiles brakes. This could require extra maintenance on your vehicle.

It might not be a bad idea to find somebody who lives in the area or has lived in areas with steep streets to find additional problems that they are familiar with.

Steep streets can create visibility problems and blind spots for cars pulling in and out of driveways.