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Due to a rise in deadly car accidents on April 20th around 4:20 p.m., a sort of holiday for marijuana enthusiasts, Massachusetts law enforcement asks drivers to exercise caution on today.Massachusetts 420 impaired driving accident injuries

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Massachusetts, marijuana dispensaries are set to open in the next few months across the state.

However, law enforcement have been against the legalization since 2016 and continue to alert drivers that operating a motor vehicle while under the influence is still illegal. It is also incredibly dangerous. The Governor’s office released a statement advising the public of the following:

“Driver responsibility plays a huge role in keeping our roads safe – whether we’re talking about marijuana or alcohol – and we want to remind drivers not to take the wheel if they are impaired in any way.”

 

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Hundreds of accidents occur annually due to driver’s falling asleep at the wheel. Drowsy driving causes severe impacts. Truck drivers are more likely to be involved accident due to lack of sleep because of the inherent nature of the job. Drowsy driving accident injury attorneys

The only way to be the most alert as a driver is to get sufficient sleep. Drowsy driving is more common than you think. Drivers across the country drive after a late night at work, or staying out all night for a party. Many drivers have experienced the effects of drowsy driving when they find they have nodded off for a split second. They jump to alertness when other driver’s honk their horns or they sense the car veering off-road.

Truck drivers who have to drive for long periods of time have a far more increased risk of an accident that non-commercial drivers. When one truck driver is involved in an accident due to impaired driving, it does not just affect one other non-commercial driver but possibly half of a dozen due to the size of the truck.

Today’s police logs out of Lynn reveal that a car accident occurred Tuesday, April 17th.Lynn Car Accident Drowsy Driver

The collision took place on Franklin street, close to 1: 00 a.m.

Information on identity of driver’s was not released. There is no information on the cause of the accident.