Why Driving at Night is So Dangerous

More drunk drivers on the road:

With an increase in drunk drivers comes an added risk of accidents.  In fact, the National Safety Council indicates weekend nights are the worst part of the week for fatal accidents.

How to handle it: Expect the unexpected from drivers around you.  Drive defensively and signal your intentions clearly.

Driver’s age:

The older we get, the harder it is to see at night.  According to the National Safety Council, a 50-year-old driver may need twice as much light to see as well as the average 30-year-old.

How to handle it: Slow down and pay extra attention to your surroundings as you get older.


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