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It Will Soon be Dark for Evening Rush HourBy Pyle Law, December 07 2020 10:39 am
The end of daylight saving time means more driving in the dark, which makes driving that much more dangerous. Decreased visibility and drowsy drivers are two of the major risk factors to keep in mind.
The days are getting shorter, and the end of daylight saving time (DST) is almost upon us, which means that, soon enough, rush hour will be dark from nearly start to finish. Under the cover of darkness, rush hour becomes that much more dangerous, which makes remembering the rules of driving defensively that much more important. If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a car accident – during rush hour or anytime – seek the professional legal counsel of an experienced Kansas car accident attorney.
We are preparing to fall back and say goodbye to daylight saving time on Sunday, November 1, at 2:00 AM CST. This means that many of us will be spending more time behind the wheel as darkness falls and in the dark. Driving in the dark is riskier to begin with. When you add rush hour traffic to the mix – when heavy traffic makes accidents more likely – it makes driving a riskier endeavor.
The National Safety Council (NSC) shares that the dark compromises motorists in all of the following ways:
Although visibility is limited, traffic can be dense, and rush hour drivers are notorious for being impatient. In other words, the situation can be a recipe for traffic accidents.
The NSC provides the following tips to help you proceed with caution and get home safely:
You are your best defense against the negligence of other drivers.
If another motorist leaves you injured, the dedicated car accident attorneys at Pyle Law in Kansas have considerable experience helping clients like you successfully recover on their full range of physical, emotional, financial damages. Our resourceful legal team is committed to helping you do the same – as you make your way toward your fullest recovery. Your case matters, so please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at 620-374-9299 for more information today.