The time of day you choose to be out on the road can be a huge factor in increasing the likeliness of a Dallas car accident. Sometimes, the best way to avoid being in an accident is to change your schedule around to accommodate those times of day when the roads are at their most dangerous.
Obviously, rush-hour traffic is some of the most dangerous traffic on the road. Besides the highly congested roads, if you also factor in people’s temperaments and impatience while driving during rush hour, the likeliness of a wreck occurring increases. If possible, you may want to accommodate these dangerous times of day by going to work a little bit earlier or leaving a little bit later. Some people even change their work schedule around so that they can avoid driving during these times of the day.
Summertime means that more people are going out on the weekends. Of course, this can also mean that some of them might be driving home intoxicated. Depending upon where you live, the clubs and bars in your area of the city might shut down earlier or later than they do in other parts of the city. Make sure you learn when they do shut down, and try to avoid being on the road during those hours when people are just leaving the club. These are very dangerous hours to be on the road, and one of the things that people don’t realize is that alcohol continues affecting your system even after you have stopped drinking.
If you get into an accident, consider contacting a Dallas auto accident lawyer. Even though the roads may be congested and the traffic more dangerous than usual, it doesn’t excuse people from their obligation to drive sensibly. If someone is driving negligently and they cause you physical injury or cause the loss of a loved one, an auto accident lawyer may be able to help you by filing a legal action against them in the pursuit of compensation for your pain and suffering and for your physical and property damage.