This chart shows that Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are the riskiest days to drive/be on the road. Unsurprisingly, the weekends are the worst days for accidents. Be cautious on weekends – too much fun can kill you.
Getting in a traffic accident can not only cause personal injury but can result in some hefty financial pains too. Crashes cost. Having to file a car accident claim with your driver insurance company can result in increased insurance costs. If you’re in a motor vehicle accident, insurance companies think it’s more likely to happen again, so they charge more money to account for that risk. Not to mention if you end up getting a car accident injury, you could be paying off some medical bills too. Cha-ching. There goes all your hard earned cash.
We know reading all about safety facts and ways to prevent injuries and fatalities can be a bit of a downer, but it’s super important to be informed! Luckily, organizations like NHTSA and IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) are working hard to keep you in-the-know with analysis reporting.
Now that you know the statistics and fatality facts, you can work towards being a better, safer driver. Being safe and aware on the road is the first step to reducing the number of car accident injuries each year and increasing traffic safety. You can do it, we believe in you!
Although serious car accidents can occur anywhere in our area, the I-95 corridor, US 1, state roads 100, 207, 206, 210, and A1A, seem to have an inordinate number of car accidents involving serious and catastrophic injuries in northeast Florida. At The McLeod Firm, in St. Augustine, Florida, we concentrate on auto accident cases involving the most serious injuries. As trial lawyers, we prepare every case for trial success, even as we negotiate fair settlements with insurance companies.