‘Tis the Season: Houston Traffic Fatalities Surge During the Holidays

‘Tis the Season: Houston Traffic Fatalities Surge During the Holidays

The holiday season is bustling with the clamor of travel. Year after year, Texas roadways swell with gridlocked traffic as drivers hustle to make it to their next costume party, pumpkin patch date, turkey feast, last-minute shopping trip, early-morning flight, ugly sweater party, or new year celebration.

Unfortunately, hundreds of Texans will not make it to their destination this time of year, or next, as the Lone Star State leads the nation in highest in holiday car accident fatalities by city. In fact, Houston and San Antonio outnumber any other city in the nation during the holidays -- according to a study supported by evidence pulled from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s database, the Fatality Analysis Reporting System.

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