Did you know how often car accidents happen during the holidays?
Last year 140 American lives were lost on Christmas day due to drunk driving.
123 were lost on New Years Day.
New Year’s Day is the deadliest day for alcohol-related crashes,with 58% of crashes being alcohol related.
25% of adults admit that they drink more during the holiday season. 28% of fatal crashes in December involve drunk drivers.
The period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s sees an estimated 25,000 injuries from alcohol-related crashes.
Holiday Driving Tips
- Make sure you check your fluids ,tires and brakes before taking along holiday trip.
- Get lots of rest before hitting the road, especially if drivingovernight hours.
- Plan your route.
- Follow weather reports to stay ahead of any hazardousconditions.
- Always buckle up.
- Please Drink and drive responsibly.
Asheville Car Accident Lawyers – “We are always by your side”
While we wish you a safe and happy holiday season, we know that car accidents and injuries happen because of other people’s negligence and bad decision making.
If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt or injured on the road, you need a strong advocate on your side and someone to make sure that insurance companies don’t take advantage of you.
If you live in Asheville, North Carolina, or any of the surrounding areas, and have been injured from a car or truck crash, please call the personal injury lawyers at Fisher Stark, P.A., for a free consultation at (828) 505-4300.
We will work hard to get you the justice & fair compensation you deserve. Fisher Stark, P.A. is a highly respected personal injury law firm in Asheville, NC. We provide experienced legal help for clients in Asheville, NC, and all the communities in Western North Carolina. Collectively, our legal team – Perry Fisher and Brad Stark – have more than 50 years of trial practice and have participated in more than 1,000+ injury cases. Call 828-505-4300 for a free consultation.