When nighttime rolls around in Southwest Florida, it’s easy for us to fall victim to fatigue, roaming animals and limited visibility, which can be fatal. Even though there are fewer drivers occupying the roads after dark, vehicle death rates at night are three times higher than during the day, according to the National Safety Council.
Why is operating a motor vehicle at night so much more of a risk?
Reduced vision is a big part of the problem. Depth perception, peripheral vision and color recognition decline at night because the eyes have decreased ability to filter light to create clear images of potential hazards.
Fortunately, there are steps you and your family can take to drive safely at night:
The law experts at Parvey & Frankel aim to reduce tragic accidents on the roadways. Take extra precautions and stay safe. If you have been injured by someone driving recklessly day or night, contact us today for a free consultation and we will discuss the best action to take to recover compensation for damages and injuries.[ssba]