What is the Most Dangerous Month of the Year to Drive?

04/07/2014

There 
are 
certain 
times
 of 
day 
you 
are 
more 
likely 
to be
 involved
 in 
a
 fatal 
car 
accident 
than 
others, 
but 
is there
 one
 month
 that
 is
 more
 dangerous
 than
 the
 others?



According
 to
 the
 National
 Highway
 Transportation
 and
 Safety
 Administration, 
August 
had 
the 
most 
total deaths
 on
 the
 road
 in
 2008,
 a
 1.1%
 decline
 from
 2007,
 according
 to
 NHTSA
 data.
 A
 total
 of
 3,612
 people
 died
 that
 month.
 NHTSA
 reports
 that
 when
 counted
 as
 fatalities
 per
 100 million
 vehicles,
 August
 has
 a
 fatality
 rate
 of
 1.42--an
 increase
 of
 0.06
 since
 2007
 and
 0.10
 points higher than September and June.