Top Causes of Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in the U.S.

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1. Top Causes of fatal motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. 37,461 people were killed in accidents in the U.S. in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety…
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  • 1. Top Causes of fatal motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. 37,461 people were killed in accidents in the U.S. in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traffic deaths were up 5.6 percent from the previous year. Statistics in this report from https://www.nhtsa.gov/press-releases/usdot- releases-2016-fatal-traffic-crash-data
  • 2. Drunk Driving 10,497 Deaths Up 1.7 percent from 2015 Drunk driving remains a frequent cause of accidents. Please remember to get a cab, ride-share, or public transportation if you have been drinking alcoholic beverages.
  • 3. Lack of Seat Belt 10,428 Deaths Up 4.6 percent from 2015
  • 4. Speeding 10,111 Deaths Up 4 percent from 2015 Posted speed limits are there for a reason. Speeding poses severe risk of a crash.
  • 5. 3,450 Deaths Down 2.2 percent from 2015 Distracted Driving
  • 6. Drowsy Driving Down 3.5 percent from 2015 803 Deaths Driving while you are fatigued may seem like no big deal, but it causes delayed reaction, impaired judgement and blurred vision, among other driving hazards.
  • 7. Motorcycle Deaths 5,286 Deaths Up 5.1 percent from 2015 Motorcyclist fatalities in 2016 were the highest they have been since 2008.
  • 8. Pedestrian Deaths 5,987 Deaths Up 9 percent from 2015 Pedestrian deaths were the highest they have been since 1990.
  • 9. Bicyclist Deaths 840 Deaths Up 1.3 percent from 2015 Bicyclist deaths were the highest they have been since 1991.
  • 10. Did you lose a loved one in a motor vehicle accident? The attorneys at Shapiro & Sternlieb, LLC, can help your family. For a free case review, please contact our Englishtown, NJ law firm today.
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