People Die in Their Cars on Labor Day Weekend
Please Drive Safely
Every year a lot of people die in car accidents on Labor Day Weekend. The amount of people who are expected to die is increased this year over the past few years due to the fact that more people have the money to travel this year. With more people on the road comes more auto accidents. This year, the National Safety Council is expecting 394 deaths and 42,200 injuries which require medical attention.
NSC Estimates Deaths Every Year
The NSC hopes that by warning people about the danger on the road for Labor Day Weekend, that it will encourage people to drive more safely. It’s estimates, sadly, tend to be pretty close to correct every year.
90% Confidence Interval
Wear Your Seat Belt and Save Lives
The NSC estimates that the death toll prediction for Labor Day Weekend would be 543 people, but wearing seat belts will save over 140 lives. Further, NSC believes that 99 more lives could be saved if everyone wore their seat belts. Please keep this in mind and make certain that you and everyone in your car is always buckled up.
Hurt in a Car Accident? Call Lowenthal & Abrams
If you are injured in an auto accident, contact the Philadelphia car accident lawyers of Lowenthal & Abrams at 888-979-7298. Download our phone app before you are out on the road, and use it if you are in an accident.
For hints on what to do after an accident, check out our article, What Should You Do After an Auto Accident.