What are the Most Common Accidents Around Christmas?

What are the Most Common Accidents Around Christmas?

Christmas is a popular holiday that many of us hold dear. However, it is unfortunately also a popular holiday for car accidents due to the increase in traffic. As you may already know, congestion causes problems in getting to your destination on time. If that is the case, then, for the sake of your and the other person's safety, you must maintain your patience and avoid driving recklessly in congested areas.

Which Types of Car Accidents Around Christmas Occur the Most?

There are two different types of car accidents that happen around Christmas. One is a wreck due to excessive speed, and the other is due to tailgating.

Excessive Speed

When you drive at an excessive speed, you don't just have to deal with all the potential problems that the car crash has caused, but you can also be at risk of injuring yourself.


Many car accidents happen because of tailgating. It is better to follow the traffic signs rather than drive rashly. Tailgating increases your risk of being involved in a crash.

How You Can Implement Safe Practices

You can prevent a wreck due to excessive speed by following these simple steps:

  • Do not drink and drive or get in the car with an intoxicated driver.
  • Obey speed limits.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, and avoid heavy traffic.
  • Park your vehicle in a safe area.

The Ahearne Law Firm, PLLC Can Help

At The Ahearne Law Firm, PLLC, we have spent years litigating against insurance carriers in complex car accident cases. We know their tactics, their budget management schemes, and breaking points. We are your voice, and we are a loud one at that. Our attorneys provide clients a clear path and plan of attack, and we go into your case organized and focused in a manner that instantly sets the tone and puts the defendants squarely on the defense.

If you have been injured in a car wreck this holiday season, contact our firm today by calling (845) 763-4100 to get in contact with a member of our team.

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