Alabamians will soon take to the roads on the upcoming Labor Day holiday. More cars and trucks on Alabama’s roads will ultimately lead to a spike in Alabama auto accidents for the long holiday weekend. In 2007, during the 78 hour Labor Day holiday weekend 7 people were killed in Alabama car wrecks. In 2006, during the same 78 hour window, 11 people were killed in Alabama car accidents. For 2006 and 2007, of the six (6) major holidays – New Years; Memorial Day; July 4th; Labor Day; Thanksgiving; and Christmas – Labor Day has seen the fewest number of people killed on Alabama’s highways. Drivers should plan on leaving early to allow for the extra travel time it will take to get to their destination due to the increase number of vehicles on the roadways. As Alabama car accident attorneys, we often see the tragic result that can occur from a car accident and encourage anyone taking to the roads on the upcoming holiday weekend to obey the posted speed limit and buckle up. For safe driving tips visit: roadtripamerica.