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The 411 on Car Accidents

The 411 on Car Accidents 6 million Crashes Result In average number of car accidents in the U.S. every year 27% 72% 6% Fatality Non-Fatality Injury Property Damage More than 90 people 3 million die in car accidents every day people in the U.S. are injured every year in car accidents Typical Causes of Accidents that Result in Death Around 2 million 40% 30% 33% drivers in car accidents experience permanent injuries every year Alcohol Speeding Reckless Driving 1 in 7 people do not wear a seatbelt while driving 30 X Seatbelts reduce the risk of death by Seatbelts cut the risk of serious injury by People not wearing a seatbelt are 30 times more likely to be ejected from the vehicle during a crash 45% 50% Distracted Driving Each day, more than 9 people are killed due to distracted driving 1,060 more are injured in crashes that involve a distracted driver 23x 1 in 5 crashes SMS 1 out of 3 people text while driving more likely to crash while texting while driving Distraction was reported as a factor in nearly 1 in 5 crashes in which someone was injured 40% 37% of all American teens say that have been in a car when the driver used a cell phone in a way that put people in danger Driving while using a cell phone reduces the amount of brain activity associated with driving by 37% Sending or receiving a text takes a driver's eyes from the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, the equivalent-at 55 mph- of driving the length of an entire football field, blind (A 55mph 4.6 seconds Sources The Law Office of Gregory E. Price. P.S. Content is pulled from 2009-2011 statistics (most recently available)

The 411 on Car Accidents

shared by VisualApogee on Jul 01
Did you know there are 6 million car accidents in the United States every year? 6% are fatal. 72% cause property damage. 90+ people die daily.


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