According to cdc.gov, there were 3,051 car accident fatalities in 2020 with a death rate of 66.8. It is important to be aware of the risk taken each time you and others around you on the road operate a vehicle. There are many outside factors that can cause car accidents. Understanding the common causes of car accidents is a good way to prevent being in one.
After-car-accidents.com list the top seven causes of car accidents from 2020 statistics:
Speeding accounted for 30.6% of accidents.
48% of them happened on roads with more than 55mph speed limit.
Female car accident death consists of 29.4% while male car accident deaths are at 70.6%.
After seeing these devastating percentages from common car accidents, hopefully it will inspire people to be better drivers. By avoiding speeding, drinking and driving, distractions, using cell phones, driving under bad weather conditions, running red lights, and driving while tired car accident fatalities will go down. Remember to be aware of other drivers on the road as well. Drive and be safe.
If you or a loved one are in a car accident, whether at fault or not, call us at 502-305-4654 for a free consultation with one of our personal injury attorneys that will review your case. Please be safe while driving and be aware of others on the roads.
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