Ice and Snow a Leading Cause of Car Accidents
Statewide (February 16, 2021) – Illinois recently received a major snowstorm with many areas accumulating more than one foot of snow. According to the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), 70% of the nation’s population lives in areas that receive snow. The agency also claims that 24% of weather-related car accidents occur on snowy, slushy, or icy pavement.
Lerner and Rowe urges you to be prepared for snowy conditions. Avoid driving if possible. Should you need to drive, be sure that your car is prepared for winter conditions and to follow these winter driving safety tips. If you or a family member get into a winter car accident, please know that our team is available to assist you 24/7. Source: USDOT