Missouri’s Most Dangerous Day of the Week to Drive is a Killer
Any time you get in a vehicle, there is potential for tragedy. However, there is one particular day and time of the week in Missouri that is more dangerous than the rest according to fatality statistics.
Assurance did a comprehensive study digging into the numbers for each state to determine what day and what time of day is the most dangerous to be behind the wheel. They broke it down into two categories: weekdays and weekend. Their data comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration information regarding fatal crashes.
What day of the week is the most dangerous to drive in Missouri?
Answer - Monday
Their statistics show that just over 13% of all fatal Missouri crashes happen on a Monday. As for the weekend, Saturday is the deadliest in the state.
What time of day is most dangerous to drive in Missouri?
Answer - 4p to 5p
I would have guessed that it would have been the 5p to 6p hour as many people flee from their place of employment.
One odd side note: The most dangerous day of the week to drive in Illinois is Thursday and that's actually true for a majority of states. Peculiar.
Every time you get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, you're taking your life into your hands. But, it's good to know what days of the week to be especially watchful for potential bad driving situations.