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Study: Crashes most likely to occur between Dec. 21-26

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According to a new study from the University of Alabama, car crashes are most likely to occur between December 21 and the 26. According to a new study from the University of Alabama, car crashes are most likely to occur between December 21 and the 26.

(WVTM) - If you're planning on waiting until a few days before Christmas to travel this year, you may want to think twice.

According to a new study from the University of Alabama, car crashes are most likely to occur between December 21 and the 26.

After combing through data about car accidents from the past 10 years, Professor Allen Parrish and a team of researchers determined the Christmas season is the most dangerous time on the road all year long.

"Because traffic volume tends to go up around the holidays. The number of crashes also tends to go up," Dr. Parrish explains.

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