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Why Accidents Increase in Florida During Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend unofficially marks the last days of the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer, which begins on Memorial Day. Around this time, car accidents generally increase due to a broad range of factors. But even the best-laid travel plans may be ruined by devastating car crashes. But why exactly do accidents in Florida increase during Labor Day weekend?

Top Causes of Labor Day Accidents and Deaths in Florida During Labor Day Weekend

Based on FLHSMV data, more than 3,500 motor vehicle accidents occurred in 2020 between the Friday before Labor Day and the day itself. During this period, 43 people were killed, and nine of these deaths involved alcohol or drugs. Common causes of Labor Day weekend accidents in Florida typically include:

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