Night Driving Dangers

Night Driving Dangers

A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night

 

Summer has ended, and while fall and winter have their own pleasures — including Christmas tree shopping — longer nights mean increased danger on the roads.

 

You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23% of vehicle miles traveled, more than 50% of fatalities for vehicle occupants 16 and older occur between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., according to the National Safety Commission (NSC).

 

Because we’re big advocates for safety at Brewer Insurance Services, Inc. we thought it would be helpful to take a look at why night driving is more dangerous, and what you can do to decrease that danger.

 

What’s dangerous about night driving?

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Securing Fall Trees

Securing Fall Trees

The seasons are changing, and the colors of autumn abound. 

 

Regrettably, fall’s stunning display is often accompanied by some unwelcome weather hazards in North Carolina– namely, wind – that can cause considerable damage to the very trees that produce those beautiful fall leaves.

 

At Brewer Insurance Services, Inc., we want your yard and home to stay great throughout the season.  Take a look at the following tips to ensure you keep your trees and shrubs healthy and avoid destruction that can result when the wind blows.

 

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