It’s difficult to believe that 2018 is upon us. Unsurprisingly, the last day of one year and the first day (January 1) of another year are among the most dangerous times to be on the road. That’s saying a lot when you consider that nearly 29 people in the U.S. lose their lives in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes.
If you absolutely have to be on the road New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, here are a few tips to stay safe from those drivers under the influence who have no business being on the road.
(1) Reduce chances of being hit by a drunk driver.
There aren’t any guarantees in life, but you can drastically reduce the chances of being hit by a drunk driver by:
(2) Have a designated driver.
If you’ve been drinking even a small amount of alcohol, do not get behind the wheel of your vehicle. Ask a sober friend or family member to drive for you, hire a taxi or make use of that Uber or Lyft app
(3) If you’re hosting a New Year’s party:
Here’s to hoping that 2018 is the best yet for you and your family. If, however, you’re injured by another driver, call us here at Barber & Associates.
We’ve recovered more than $45 million in verdicts and settlements for injured Alaskans.
The first meeting is always free, and we’ll fight aggressively to ensure you get the compensation you’re entitled to.
Our number is 907-276-5858 or you can reach us via email.
Barber & Associates, LLC has recovered more than 45 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for Injured Alaskans.
Auto accidents can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of how defensive someone may be behind the wheel. If you or someone you love has been harmed in such an incident, you have legal rights and options that need to be explored.