When a deer darts out in front of your moving car, it can be a frightening experience. Often in dark or low-light conditions, these animals leap from seemingly nowhere and you slam on the brakes or swerve to avoid an accident.
A recent study found that one-quarter of all motor vehicle accidents occur within the first three minutes of driving. This type of accident is followed by those that occur on lengthy drives, including road trips.
You’re driving along when suddenly, a motorist merges into your lane and sideswipes your car. The impact is often brief but the damage can be significant. Although you didn’t see the other car coming, you may wonder what you could have done differently.
A recent study from CoPilot, a car navigation app development company, highlights the disparity between drivers who report wearing a seatbelt and what they actually do behind the wheel.
Earlier this year, the National Safety Council uncovered a concerning trend: Mile for mile, the number of motor vehicle accident fatalities increased 14 percent from March 2019 to March 2020.