No one wants to be a car wreck. However, nearly all of us have to travel some by car. The Labor Day weekend is seen as the last “big” holiday of the summer, with more people traveling than usual. As a result, it’s one of the deadliest times to be on the highways.
In fact, the American Safety Council lists Labor Day as one of the top six most dangerous times to be on the road, with only the 4th of July being a more dangerous summer holiday. Hundreds of fatalities and tens of thousands of serious injuries are often reported on this weekend, many on Labor Day itself.
North Carolina has over 80,000 miles of roadways in the state (only Texas has more), and tons of vacation spots and tourist attractions, from our beaches to our mountains. With locals and visitors driving all over the state, Labor Day is a primary time for car wrecks, trucking collisions, and other types of personal injury claims from automobiles to happen.