Car Accidents

All residents of the province of Ontario are likely aware that more care needs to be taken when driving in the winter months. The blowing snow and ice can lead to treacherous driving conditions for those who are travelling in it. Drivers in the province should be aware this winter could be particularly bad. This is because According to climatologists, the El Nino cycle currently affecting Ontario could bring nasty ice storms.

There are multiple reasons why a motor vehicle accident might occur. While the first thing that may come to mind when someone hears that a crash has occurred is negligence on the part of a driver, there are other factors that could be to blame, or be a factor. One of those factors is defects with the vehicles involved. When a vehicle does not work the way it is supposed to it is possible that the driver could lose control and be in an accident. Other times, while a defect in a vehicle might not be to blame for the accident itself, it could be what causes those involved to suffer injuries.

Canadians are at risk for more fatal collisions during the summer months than at any other season. Factors influencing the higher mortality rates include aggressive driving, alcohol impairment and fatigue.