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See Why Daylight Savings Time Can Lead To A Pennsylvania Car Accident

Posted Scott B. Cooper on Nov 05, 2013 in News


Posted on Nov 05, 2013

 

Many people do not realize that traffic fatalities spike during different periods of the year.  For instance, the change in weather may cause an increase in accidents.  Also, the change in the timing of the clocks may increase Pennsylvania car accidents.

  • In 2011 July had the most crash fatalities, February had the least, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
  • The beginning of daylight savings is linked to an increased in auto accidents, according to an analysis by the University of British Columbia and a study by researchers at John Hopkins and Stanford University.
  • Fifty more people on average die in traffic crashes during Thanksgiving week than during other weeks of the year, according to a University of Alabama study. Speeding, alcohol, time of day and weather, factors that affect crashes all year, are exaggerated during the holiday.
  • In 2011, 50 percent of crash deaths occurred on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, according to NHTSA.

If you have suffered auto collision internal injuries due to the negligence of another person, our Harrisburg car accident attorneys would like you to consider hiring them as your legal representatives. Fill out the online contact information box on this website, or call us today at 717-888-8888 or 888-476-0807 toll-free. You can schedule a free, confidential case review and also order a FREE copy of our informative brochure, Who Pays Your Bills When You Are Injured in an Automobile Accident?

Schmidt Kramer provides personal injury representation for clients throughout central Pennsylvania, including Dauphin County, Snyder County, Northumberland County, and Juniata County. Call us today to learn how we can get you the maximum available compensation for the injury done to you.

 

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