According to Statistics Canada, Motor Vehicle Deaths usually peak in warmer months, with the month of March being one of the safest months for driving.
Statistics Canada research found that between the years of 2000 to 2004, an average of just under 8 Canadians died each day in auto accidents. However, the daily number of Motor Vehicle Accident deaths fluctuated across the seasons . For the most part , the daily average rose during the warmer months and was lowest from January through April. Deaths peaked in August 2004, with an average of more than 10 fatalities each day. The lowest number in an month was in March of the same year, with a daily aver age of 5 fatalities.
Living in Ontario, we never really know what kind of weather to expect for the month of March. And this year is no different. Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips says four new records could be set in the Toronto area in the coming days. “What we’ve seen is a winter that wasn’t and a heat wave in March”. The temperatures so far in March in Toronto are more typical of the month of June. In 2011, there was 29.4 centimetres of snow in the month of March.
The Kahler Law Firms team of Toronto auto accident lawyers have helped motor vehicle accident victims recover compensation from at-fault drivers, motor vehicle owners, bars and taverns (who over-served automobile operators) and government bodies responsible for keeping roadways safe.
If you have been a victim of an auto accident injury and are seeking advice, please Contact The Kahler law Firm. Our auto accident lawyers can help you maximize the return on your car accident claim.