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12 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Florida Car Accidents

12 FACTS You Probably Didn't Know about Florida Car Accidents 1 • Florida saw an increase from 235,778 traffic crash- es in 2009 to 281,000 in 2012 - approximately 770 crashes a day! • More than 200,000 road accidents occurred in 2009. 3 • While the number of accidents in the state stood at 281,340, there were 468,000 drivers involved. • The number of fatalities from the 2012 road accidents stood at more than 2,400, the third highest in the United States. • There were more than 17,000 accidents that involved alcohol. More than 12,000 injuries were reported as a result of the alcohol related accidents. • The top two causes of road accidents were reckless operation of motor vehicles and failure to yield to another driver's right of way. 4 • The top vehicles involved in road accidents were passenger cars, pickups, vans and SUVS collectively amounting to 288,046 accidents combined. 7 6. • The worst time of the week to be driving or merely on the road in Florida is midnight on a Friday night. FRI 8. 9. • While Florida experiences a lot of heavy rainfall, up to 84% of accidents and 88% of all fatal crashes took place under clear skies and the roads were not wet. • Most accidents, up to 12,781, happened to drivers between the ages of 25 to 34. Of these, 226 were fatal. In 2012, there were 8,262 pedestrians involved in accidents, of whom 7,042 sustained severe injuries, 463 of which were fatal. 11 • For bicyclists, 6,249 were in- volved in road accidents. Out of whom, 5,999 sus- tained serious injuries, 114 of them fatal 10 12

12 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Florida Car Accidents

shared by Glotzerlaw on Feb 23
Car accidents happen frequently on our roads. According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 6 million road accidents are reported yearly of which up to 3 million result in...


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