Road Safety Articles

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death or injury both on and off the job. Statistics show that every 12 minute someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs and every five seconds a crash occurs.

Road Traffic Accident Statistics

Road and driving accidents affect the well being of literally every men, women and children around the world, because everyone at any one time is a driver, passenger or pedestrian.

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The Good Driver

If you ask anyone how good a driver they are, most likely they would answer "Very good, I have never been in an accident that was my fault". But not having been involved in a motor vehicle accident doesn't really determine how good a driver you really are. Let's face it, some people haven't been in an accident because of sheer luck.

Preventability of Vehicle Accidents

These guides cannot possibly cover every accident, which may occur. These are intended only to provide guidance in determining whether the driver’s judgments or actions contributed to the accident. These guidelines are consistent with National safety Council (NSC) and American Trucking Association (ATA rulings) on preventability.

Struck in Rear by Other Vehicle

Non-Preventable if: