New Year’s celebrations are just around the corner. Although the holiday is one of the most fun and festive of the year, it is also the most dangerous. Throughout the year, about 36 individuals are killed every day in motor vehicle crashes that involve an impaired driver. That number increases to 45 people each day in the three days surrounding Christmas, and the number jumps to 54 people each day over the New Year’s holiday. It is also a holiday when more fireworks injuries are reported. Each year, many are injured while handling fireworks because their judgment has been impaired by alcohol.
Before you unwrap your firecrackers, check out these safety reminders to ensure an injury-free New Year’s Eve:
For more firework safety tips, you can visit the National Council of Firework Safety .
Celebrate safely this weekend!
If you or someone you know has been injured, contact the Charleston personal injury attorneys of The Steinberg Law Firm at 843-720-2800.