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August the deadliest month for motorists

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, August is the deadliest month for drivers. More people die in this month than any other; 1.09 fatalities per 100 million miles traveled. Experts say that the chances of motorist fatalities increase because more people are driving more miles than at any other time of the year.

Saturdays have an average of 123 deaths a day nation-wide in 2009, making it the most dangerous day to drive. Tuesdays, in contrast, are the least dangerous days with an average of 69 fatalities. Most accidents occur between 6 and 8:59pm, nearly four people die per hour during this time of the day.

33,808 people died in car accients in 2009, most victims (31%) were between the ages of 20 and 34.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured due to a car accident, contact the Stevens Point auto accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.