It’s Christmas season! This weekend, my teenage daughter and I went Christmas shopping. That’s an experience on so many levels. For one, she wanted to drive. She has a Learners’ Permit and is eager to use it. But, the weekend before Christmas is not the best time for a new driver in Huntsville. So, I drove. To curb her disappointment, I promised to take her driving after Christmas when traffic returns to normal.
I’ve written previously about holiday traffic. In a prior post, I asked and answered the question: Do Car Accidents Increase During The Holiday Season? A study by the University of Alabama reveals they do. Why? Christmas season brings a special mix of several traffic dangers all at the same time:
- Increased Traffic.