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Top Three Causes of Car Accidents

What are the top 3 causes of car accidents? 10 million people are involved in car accidents each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control Car accidents represent the leading cause of death among teenagers. and Prevention. Three main factors that contribute to an outsized proportion of car accidents in the United States are: Distracted Driving Drunken Driving Due to the influence of alcohol on proper brain functioning. Due to the danger of not focusing on potential hazards while operating a motor vehicle Speeding Due to the minimal margin of error associated with high-speed driving. Drunken driving Drunken driving is one of the top three causes of car accidents in the United States. Speeding Speeding, defined as violating a legal speed limit, is a major contributor to car accidents. Over 1.4 million drivers are arrested every year on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to MADD* 1/3rd of the car accidents in the US occur About 300,000 incidents involving drunken driving take place on a daily basis, according to MADD* due to Speeding, according to the United States Department of Transportation. In Nevada in 2012: When speed increases from 40 to 60 miles hour, the energy released in a collision more than doubles as per the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety D Over 14,000 people were arrested for drunk driving Drinking and driving accounted for 32% of all traffic fatalities. * MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving Distracted driving Distracted driving, according to multiple reports, is well within the top three causes of car accidents 50% of car accidents in the US occur due to distracted driving, according to the American Automobile Association The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles found the following to be the most common sources of distraction for drivers: Rubbernecking Looking at scenery Other Texting passengers or children Driver fatigue Texting and the use of a handheld cell phone while driving is banned in Nevada, but it is not uncommon to see drivers engaged in such behavior. Multiple studies have found that drivers who use some type of hand-held device are 4 times more likely to be involved in a car accident. Office location: 623 S. 8th Street, AA Las Vegas, NV 89101-7004 (E Phone: 702-646-0085 ROBERT M. APPLE & ASSOCIATES Email: http://applelawoffices.com/ E Fax: 702-646-8421 infographic by Market JD www.marketjd.com

Top Three Causes of Car Accidents

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 million people are involved in car accidents each year. There are a variety of factors that contribute to car accidents in the United St...

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