According to a study conducted by two Purdue University professors, the smartphone-based game Pokémon Go has contributed to an increase in traffic accidents. While their data was culled from the car crash reports made in another state, their conclusions can be applied to Connecticut and the rest of the U.S.
As people in Connecticut prepare for the fall and winter holidays, medical professionals prepare for the rise in death rates that always accompanies the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. There are several reasons that death rates climb in the fall and remain high through the winter, including car accidents that begin with heavy holiday traffic.
When you get into a car accident, it is common to wonder what you are supposed to do next. The moments immediately after the wreck are adrenaline-fueled and mentally-jarring, so it is not surprising when accident victims are a bit stunned for a few minutes after bumper meets bumper.