Common Causes of Car Crashes
Along U.S. roads, there is an estimated 38,000 people die every year caused by various forms of car crashes induced by various factors, human made or unexpected factors as there is a fatality rate of 12.4 deaths per 100,000 in traffic-related occurrences among all its citizens, nonetheless the age, ranging from 1-54 years old. There is a huge record of whopping 4.4 million injuries that should be immediately given proper medical care. All of these, unfortunately, are avoidable and preventable, but it is said that victims have used different dealings against different type of accident which is wrong and has less probability to prevent it.
In addition, many are unaware that their driving habits are form of factors contributing for an accident to occur that they seemed to think is normal and is managable to drive having it with their life. Some factors includes negligence and mechanical error from the car itself. Down here is a list of common factors that has caused most accidents along american roads.
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According to Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), United States has one of the highest fatality per day linking to drunk-driving crashes as 28 people die every day and that is one person every 52 minutes and in 2019 it has dropped significantly since 1982 when National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) started to record alcohol related driving data yet 10,142 people have lost their lives in that year even though these deaths were all preventable.
People who are drunk while getting behind the wheel a certain lose lose situation for himself and other road users surrounding him since when one is intoxicated with alcohol, one's senses, cognitive, and reaction time and functions are fogged out. It is highly recommended to stay out of the road and if possible, stay and sleep where you are while drunk rather than forcing to drive out as it may cost your life.
Aggressive and Reckless Driving
Forms of aggressive and reckless driving are not following indicated traffic lights, tailgating, cutting off lanes and not yielding to right of way. Outcomes of these style of driving are deadly as they tend to drive on high speed along highly occupied roads. When you observed someone like this, you better back off and avoid being within his/her vicinity for you not to be involved.
Driving with little to none visibility due to night time or bad weather
Many fatal accidents happen at night as drivers aren't aware that risks of driving at night is doubled since even with lights provided, it is difficult to see what ahead of you or who is on your side or how far or near they are from you or you are from them and night time tends to sedate and insinuate drivers to be drowsy which drops their senses and cognitive capabilities which is fatal. And bad weather has highly similar effects to nighttime driving, visibility around drops too and has added new risks such as slippery roads and possibility of engine failure.