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Summer Surge Of Car Accidents 

Summer is approaching real fast and teens are out for school at that point, as months close its gap to summer kids and teens are looking forward to enjoy that specific duration of time out from school planning for their trip destinations for relaxation and breather. 

As most teens in the state has more access and knowledge of driving vehicles that they usually use when going on summer trips, this special moment for them as well became a reason for the spike of car accidents in the records in the specific two or three months of no school. Since it is given that car accident is dangerous and is a constant leading cause of death of all ages, let alone summer time which most drivers are teens and these specific age group of drivers were known to have a ominous records in terms of involvement of accident. 

In this blog, we are going to specify factors and tendencies of summer surge of car accidents involved by mainly teens and expose these causes for them to be more aware when experiencing or there is one existing along the trip. 

Summer Car Accidents Retrospect

Summer time is said to be that time of the year where most car crashes occur because of maximized human activities happen and car volume of those days is exceeding other season. Evidently enough, these are the statistics regarding summer crashes:

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)'s studies of crash data, they have found out 29 percent more people die from car crashes in summer compared to winter.

  • During summer time, extraordinarily, 25% of crashes involve teens and has been the leading cause of death in U.S. of ages 16-19.

  • In 2019, the spike of fatalities caused by car accidents started in the month of May with more than 3,100 deaths and up to August with an increase of 200 deaths. Unfortunately, even the mark of start and end of summer still recorded year-high deaths. 

Factors

Teen Passengers

The problem that lies with teen passengers is that they tend to practice distracted driving and exhibit behaviors that can throw off driver's attention over the road which could lead to few problems and may result in car crash. 

Overspeeding 

In the past years, overspeeding has been involved in 1 out of 3 car accidents among teen. In addition, young men aging 22 and below are 2 times more likely to be involved or cause a speeding-related road crash than women with the same age, especially 18-19 years old. 

Driving Under Influence

Driving under influence of either drugs or alcohol accounts for more than 25% of all teen crash deaths and more than 60% of sustenance of injuries yearly. 

Ryan LLP 

If ever one of your family members or closests friend has been involved in an accident who have sustained either minor or significant injuries and even a possible case of amputation because of a driver has shown apparent negligence and recklessness and caused an accident and render the victim to have life-threatening injuries and condition, you can always refer help from a professional experienced injury lawyer to smoothen things out as your hired lawyers can help you decide from their factual and legal advices and can help you sort things out legally rather than settling over cash offer without damage calculation and future's regards. 

Ryan LLP is an Ohio based injury lawyer that represents victims of personal injury caused by car accidents, medical malpractice due to medical professional's negligence, and even wrongful death against large companies, agencies and even individuals. We have 40 years of experience doing our service in this field and evidently successful with our civil litigations. Call our office now for free legal consultation. 

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