It seems like our days are getting longer and longer. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that commute times have increased in the last five years. Connecticut commuters spend an average of 26 minutes each way getting to work with the national average being 26.4 minutes.
Longer drives to work can mean less sleep for for commuters and sleep deprived individuals are at an increased risk of causing a New Haven auto accident. Drivers who sleep less than four hours are 11.5 times more likely to get in a car crash. It decreases with the more sleep a driver gets. Those who get six to seven hours of sleep are 1.3 times the risk.
If you or your loved one were in a crashand suspect the other driver was driving drowsy, call our office. Our team of experienced New Haven auto accident attorneys will help you navigate the claims process and protect your interests.