The holiday season is officially upon us and, according to reports, this time of year is traditionally among the deadliest. Data from the U.S. Department of Transportation tells us that over the last five years, an average of 300 people lose their lives in accidents during the holiday season. The reasons are numerous, and include more drunk drivers, holiday parties, rushed driving, and poor driving conditions.
In this issue, the Alaska personal injury lawyers with Barber & Associates will talk about why the holiday season is such a dangerous time and share tips for how you can protect yourself.
The holidays are the perfect time for family, friends, and office workers to get together and celebrate. Many of these get-togethers involve alcohol. If you’re hosting a party, be sure that you can:
Whether you’re buying presents, organizing food, or getting the family packed or a getaway, an agitated driver is definitely more likely to be vulnerable to accidents.
To reduce the likelihood of becoming an agitated driver, try to:
Driving in Poor Weather Conditions
Here in Alaska, drivers are accustomed to adverse weather conditions while driving, especially in the winter months. If the weather is poor when you’re out and about, be sure to:
We hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday season. If, however, you’re inured by someone else, the smart move is to leverage the skill and expertise of the Alaska personal injury lawyers at Barber & Associates.
The first meeting is always free, so call us at 907-276-5858 or get in touch 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.