Author: Scott D. Fitzgerald, Personal Injury Attorney
The approach of spring and rainy weather go hand in hand. However, those "April Showers" can bring much more than just May flowers—they can lead to dangerous collisions on slippery roads.
A study of automobile crashes between 2005 and 2014 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicated that 22% of all vehicle crashes were “weather-related,” which was defined as crashes that occur in the presence of adverse weather and/or slick pavement conditions. On average, almost 6,000 people are killed and 445,000 more are injured in weather-related collisions each year in the U.S.
Of these weather-related crashes…