As the summer approaches and the days become longer, there is an increased number of vehicles on the road. More traffic on the roads and longer hours means increased accidents. Truck drivers traveling long distances may try to cover more ground with more daylight hours, and can lead to truck accidents caused by driving while fatigued.
Other drivers on the road during the summer months may be distracted as they race to reach their vacation destination or weekend getaway location, deal with young children, or try to follow their GPS directions. Distracted driving is a common cause of car accidents, particularly in the warmer summer months.
Even if you know how to drive carefully around tractor trailers, are on the look out for other distracted drivers and are making sure to stay focused on driving yourself – it is still possible to become injured in a car accident. If you have been injured by a careless driver of another vehicle, seek medical attention immediately. Once you can, you may want to discuss your case with an experienced NYC car accident attorney to help you understand your legal options and get advice on what to do next.