Does Drowsy Driving Cause Albany Car Accidents?

by William Mattar | September 30th, 2019

a man drowsy drivingAccording to AAA, nearly 9.5 percent of all traffic accidents in the United States are caused by drowsy drivers. While the news headlines are often filled with stories about distracted drivers, the reality of drowsy driving is sometimes overlooked.

The Realities of Drowsy Driving in Albany

Drowsy driving puts everyone at risk. When a drowsy person gets behind the wheel, not only does that person risk injury to his/herself, but he/she also risks injury to everyone else on the road.

Do Drowsy Drivers Cause Accidents?

As referenced above, approximately one out of every ten traffic accidents in the United States are caused by a drowsy driver. Those accidents can range from minor fender benders to fatalities.

Can Drowsy Driving be Prevented?

If a person knows that they are on the verge of falling asleep, it is dangerous to get behind the wheel of a car.

Some people feel like getting behind the wheel when they are a bit drowsy is acceptable, and those are the people who put us all at risk.

If you have been involved in a car accident with a drowsy driver, you may want to consider contacting our lawyers immediately. At William Mattar Law Offices, we will make sure that all of the facts regarding your claim are heard. And we will do everything we can to preserve your rights and work towards getting you compensated for your car accident injuries. Give our car accident lawyers a call today at 844-444-4444.