The day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is famous for having the big discounts retailers offer. Shoppers can purchase otherwise costly or hard-to-find items. Black Friday is also infamous for injuries people incur. Shoppers, excited at the prospect of a bargain, visit stores in great numbers. Crowd control and maintaining safety standards becomes[…] Read More
Month: November 2022
How Can You Stay Safe While Traveling for Thanksgiving?
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, millions of Americans will be hitting the roads to visit family and friends. While Thanksgiving is a time to relax and enjoy good food and company, it is also a time to be extra careful on the roads. Holiday travel can be hectic and stressful, which can lead to[…] Read More
Are Fatal Car Accidents More Common After Dark?
Despite fewer vehicles traveling on the road at night, about half of all fatal car accidents happen after darkness falls. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says there were 5.25 million car accidents in 2020. About 29 percent of those accidents happened at night. Additionally, the NHTSA says 49 percent of the 35,766 fatalities[…] Read More
Observe Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is a national event held each year during the first full week of Nov. This year, it takes place from Nov. 6 to 13. Every year, more than 6,400 Americans die in accidents related to drowsy driving, according to data from the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Drowsy Driving Is Impaired Driving[…] Read More