Accidents have the potential to be awful and ugly events. When accidents are rooted in negligence and irresponsibility they are just repulsive. You should know your rights if you or someone you care about has to face the loss of life, limb, vocation and countless other traumas as a result of the action of another. In states like Connecticut there are means to enforce the laws that govern being a responsible and decent citizen.
According to AAA travel, nearly 42 million Americans will hit the road this Thanksgiving - making it the busiest Thanksgiving travel season since 2007. With so many people on our roadways, it is crucial that you stay safe and be on the lookout for dangerous and/or drunk drivers as you travel to your holiday destinations and family get-togethers. After all, Thanksgiving weekend is widely recognized by many in law enforcement as one of the most dangerous times to be on the road.
According to a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration report, the number of traffic fatalities in Connecticut rose in 2013, which did not reflect the national trend. The national figures, while dropping, are still alarming.