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There were more fatal crashes during the week of Thanksgiving last year than in previous years, and even though fatal crashes are trending down so far in 2017, the week still brings dangers to...
November 13, 2017
The three days just before Thanksgiving are some of the worst times of the year to be on the road, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center...
November 17, 2016
The last three months of the year can be treacherous for all drivers, but young drivers are involved in considerably more crashes during that time than the rest of the year, according to a...
November 9, 2015
Automobile crashes caused by deer, alcohol and bad weather are more common during the week of Thanksgiving than the rest of the year, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University...
November 14, 2014
The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to a recent...
November 19, 2013
Analyzing Alabama and national fatal crash data during Thanksgiving week, University of Alabama researchers found common factors in fatal crashes throughout the year are exaggerated by the activity of Thanksgiving week.
November 16, 2012
How have Thanksgiving holiday driving patterns changed during recent years? The answer may help you avoid a crash or at least the congestion that goes with most holiday travel.
November 17, 2011
A recent University of Alabama-study used data from the recently-developed electronic crash reporting system to obtain new insights into the dangers of holiday driving.
November 19, 2010
A recent University of Alabama study shows that the days preceding and following holidays, rather than the holidays themselves, are at a high risk for serious crashes involving injuries or fatalities.
November 11, 2009
A recent University of Alabama study shows the fifth worst day for crashes within the state in 2007 was the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. These results are in sharp contrast to UA’s CARE Research &...
November 14, 2008