Labor Day marks the end of summer. As a result, many are looking forward to having one last weekend to travel, socialize, and generally be festive before the end of the season. Have fun but not lose sight of safety. The number of car accidents and other types of accidents typically spikes during Labor Day weekend as roads become congested with drivers and crowds gather at popular spots. The Red Cross offers the following tips so that your fun weekend isn’t affected by an injury or other tragic accident:
Friends and families will flock to the American River Parkway- Discovery Park and other local waterholes during Labor Day weekend. Last year, several people drowned at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers (approximately four times than normal). The river conditions are dangerous even for strong swimmers. Beware of river conditions (like fast currents) and stay safe.
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Following these helpful tips can help ensure that the Labor Day weekend stays fun and safe for yourself and your loved ones. In addition, local authorities will patrol in full force. Keep yourself and your community safe: always have a designated driver if you plan on drinking.
Unfortunately, even with preparation, not all misfortune can be prevented. If you or a loved one suffered an injury caused by another’s negligence, call our experienced personal injury lawyers to preserve your legal rights. Contact Kershaw, Cook & Talley for a free case consultation at 888-997-5170.