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Be Safe On The Road During the ‘100 Deadliest Days’

Posted by George Tait | Mar 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

Memorial day weekend is supposed to be a time of remembrance, for motorcycle riders however the ‘100 Deadliest Days' begins. ‘100 Deadliest Days' refers to the time between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day. During this time, the number of severe motorcycle and car accidents increases. According to a press release issued by UDOT, “the average number of fatalities on Utah roads during the ‘100 Deadliest Days' is 96.”

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“Fatalities traditionally increase by at least 35 percent during the days between Memorial and Labor Days,” said UDOT Director of Traffic and Safety Robert Hull in a press release.

The most dangerous days include, the Fourth of July, Pioneer Day and lastly Labor Day.

Highway troopers are taking preventative action this Memorial Day. They are keeping an eye out for DUI, speeding, seat belt and drowsy drivers. They are targeting the areas that have seen driving incidents in the past few years.

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George Tait

Since 2004 George Tait has dedicated his practice to helping injured people and their families get fair and full compensation from the insurance companies. Before becoming an attorney George Tait was a Registered Nurse for over 15 years. The last years of his nursing career were in the Universit...

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