This month, there will be an increase in cars on the road due to parties, events, and family visits. There will also be an increase in trucks and commercial vehicles making deliveries for the holiday season. This means that there will be an increase in car and truck accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted research from 1982 to 2018 and found that due to increased travel time, more alcohol use, and excessive driving speed, there are more fatal car accidents during the holidays compared to other times of the year. You can prevent a car accident and keep you and your family safe with these tips:
Serious injury or death from a car or truck accident cannot always be avoided due to other people’s negligence, even using the best defensive driving strategies. If you are involved in a car or truck accident, contact the Simpson-Cannon Law Firm, P.A. today at 561-721-6255. For more on what to expect in the days and weeks following a car accident, visit our blog What Can I Expect After A Car Accident?.
 The study examined five major holidays: Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.