Law enforcement agencies and safety advocates are reminding motorists to stay safe behind the wheel this holiday weekend. Along with barbeques and family get-togethers, the 4th of July is also known for having an increase in injury causing and fatal car crashes, especially due to drinking and driving. On the Independence Day holiday weekend last year, 601 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes. Of those fatalities, 39 percent happened in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers.
This year, law enforcement will be out in full force. Make sure you have a safe ride home if you plan on celebrating with alcohol. The team at Davis Law Group, P.A. wishes everybody a Safe and Happy 4th of July holiday weekend, and if a dangerous or negligent driver has injured you, contact our office at 828-303-2842 for a free case consultation today.