In 2010, the final quarter of the year was the quarter with the most Wisconsin motor vehicle accidents. During the three-month period from October through December 2010, there were 35,026 motor vehicle crashes in Wisconsin, compared with 25,014 from July to September; 24,278 from April through June; and 24, 480 from January through March. The state of Wisconsin has not yet released the monthly breakdown of accidents for 2011 and 2012.
Protect Yourself From Milwaukee Car Accidents
As we enter this last quarter of the year, it is important to take the following steps to avoid serious car accident injuries. Specially, you can:
- Avoid drunk driving. The last few months of the year can be dangerous with many potentially drunk drivers on the road. The danger may begin with Halloween in October, continue with Thanksgiving in November, and end with Christmas and New Year’s Eve in December.
- Avoid distractions. The holidays and end of the year business activities often make for a busy few months. Our Milwaukee auto accident attorneys understand that you are trying to make use of every minute of your day, but we encourage you to put away your phone while you are driving and avoid other multitasking activities that could result in a crash.
- Rest up. Fatigue can be as dangerous as drunk or distracted driving. Before you get behind the wheel make sure that you are well rested and ready to drive safely.
Of course, there were significant numbers of car accidents in this state during each quarter of the year and it is important to drive safely whenever you are on the road.
Contact a Milwaukee Car Accident Lawyer After a Crash
Unfortunately, even if you do everything right and take the necessary steps to stay safe on the roads, other people may not do so and you may be injured in a Milwaukee crash. If you have been hurt, or if you have lost a loved one, then we encourage you to call our Milwaukee personal injury lawyers today at 1-800-800-5678 or 414-223-4800 and to download a FREE copy of our book, The Ultimate Guide for Automobile Accident Victims.