The risk of a crash in the early morning hours

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Motor vehicle accidents happen at all times of the day and they can be especially likely to take place during the night as well. There are certain times when drivers should be especially cautious on the road and in this post, we will examine why driving in the early morning hours can be so dangerous. Many people find themselves behind the wheel during this time of day, especially those who head to work on a regular basis, and there are a lot of reasons why the likelihood of an accident can be even greater during these hours.

Some drivers are very tired in the morning, especially if they did not sleep well during the previous night or they simply do not function as well during this time of day. This is not the only concern, however. Visibility can be poor in the morning, whether it is still dark or there is dense fog. Some people may also drive over the speed limit because they are running late for work. When all of these risks are combined, it is no surprise that so many crashes take place at this time of the day.

Drivers should avoid any distractions and make sure they are not dangerously tired while behind the wheel. In the event that a crash occurs, it is pivotal to explore all of the details of the accident and, if necessary, bring the case to court. Sadly, these accidents have claimed a lot of lives and have also left victims with life-altering injuries.

Jeffrey R. Smith

Jeffrey R. Smith

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Robert B. Waldsmith

Robert J. Waldsmith

Partner, 1999

William B. Smith

William B. Smith

Partner, 1978

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