Research finds deadliest times to be on roadway | Transportation
Eddie Russell said the old saying, “taking your life into your own hands when you drive” may be a cliché, but it’s true.
According to statistics, that’s especially true if you drive between 3-7 p.m. or on Saturdays.
“There are more people driving now than ever before and there are more distractions,” said Russell, program coordinator for the North Alabama Traffic Safety office in Tuscumbia. “More people on the road and more distractions just translate into more chances for crashes and unfortunately more chances for fatalities. That’s just statistical math...”