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Driving late at night after a long day

On Behalf of | Oct 26, 2018 | Car accidents

A person’s driving abilities may be affected by various factors, but there are times when driving is especially dangerous. For example, if someone rents a car and drives several hours to another part of the state for a concert, and they try to drive home immediately following the concert, they may be especially likely to cause a motor vehicle collision because they are extremely tired.

People can have very demanding, difficult days for many reasons. Some people have extremely hard days at work which leave them very fatigued, both mentally and physically. When someone feels so exhausted, their ability to drive safely may be adversely affected by their condition. Drivers who do so put their lives at risk as well as the lives of others, so it is crucial to avoid drowsy driving at all costs. From calling a taxi to taking public transportation, having a friend give you a ride or simply staying off of the road until you get some sleep, there are a number of ways that you may be able to prevent drowsy driving.

Unfortunately, some drivers try to push through their fatigue and drive even though they can barely stay awake. When they do so, they may cross over the median and hit a car head-on, or they could find themselves in a rollover accident after driving off of the road. Sadly, drowsy driving accidents have claimed many lives and the victims of these crashes who struggle with serious injuries may want to think about filing suit.

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