The National Safety Council is predicting 700 road deaths over the 2016 holiday season.
The week of Christmas was expected to take 314 lives and New Year's weekend alone will claim another 364, NSC says. That weekend is also expected to have 41,900 injuries on the road, compared to the Christmas-time accident prediction of 37,200 injuries.
Halloween has become a grand tradition of candy, costumes, pumpkins, ghosts and witches—and of course it is the culmination of the fall season. Which candy to buy, what to dress up as, which decorations to line the inside and outside of your house with—these are all dealt with long before the day comes. It would also behoove you to know how to prepare for the big spooky day from a safety perspective.
Losing a loved one has an impact that lasts forever.
Distracted driving claims many lives each year and permanently changes many more.
Roughly 100 people die in car accidents every day—the number one cause of unintentional death in the America. Ninety percent of all accidents are due to driver error and 26 percent of accidents are because someone was talking on the phone.