According to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 328,000 drowsy driving crashes happen each year. This figure is more than three times larger than the police-reported number. According to the same study, 109,000 drowsy driving crashes caused an injury and approximately 6,400 of the crashes were fatal. The study concluded that drowsy driving fatalities occur 350 percent more frequently than reported.
If you have been injured due to the unfortunately prevalent issue of another driver suffering from drowsiness behind the wheel, or from the negligence of any sort by another driver, contact Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. We routinely ensure our clients secure the compensation they are entitled to.