On November 4, 2018 daylight savings time came to an end. While it provided an extra hour of sleep that weekend, it also meant it is getting dark earlier. This could impact your drive home from work or school, your schedule of errands, and your social events, particularly if you are one of the many people who has difficulty seeing and driving at night. Unfortunately, the fact is those car accidents and injuries are more common after dark. The following are tips might help you protect yourself when driving at night.
Setting the clocks back each fall to reverse daylight savings time can have a significant impact on your overall health. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), many people find it throws off their sleep schedule, making them more tired throughout the day. Combined with seasonal changes that increase the hours of darkness. It can also wreak havoc on your driving abilities.
The NSC reports that potentially fatal car accidents are more than three times as likely to happen after dark than at any other time of the day. The following play a key role in increasing your nighttime driving risk:
If you do not get home from work until later in the evening, have important errands to run, or social obligations to fulfill, you may not be able to avoid driving at night. In these situations, Popular Mechanics recommends the following five safety tips as a way of protecting yourself and others on the road:
In the event you are involved in a crash or collision, contact Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C. immediately. We can arrange a consultation with one of our experienced Illinois car accident attorneys, who can advise you on how to get the compensation you need to recover.
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