Posted on behalf of The Nye Law Group on Oct 28, 2016 in Car Accidents
Monday is Halloween and if you plan to be driving, trick-or-treating or accompanying children who are trick-or-treating, you should take extra precautions to avoid a potentially deadly accident.
Considering all of the people who will be on or near the streets on Halloween, drivers should be extra cautious and use the following strategies to avoid an accident:
Parents accompanying trick-or-treaters need to take extra precautions because many of the fatal accidents that occur on Halloween involve drunk drivers. In 2015, more than half of the fatal crashes that occurred on Halloween involved drivers or motorcyclists who had a blood alcohol content above the legal limit.
Parents should take the following steps to keep themselves and their children safe:
Unfortunately, accidents can happen on Halloween no matter how many precautions you take. However, if tragedy strikes, you may be able to obtain compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages.
The car accident attorneys at The Nye Law Group handle accidents involving cars, motorcycles and pedestrians. If you are entitled to compensation, we will aggressively pursue everything you deserve.