Top 5 Causes of Car Accidents

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Mar 1, 2012

           

Accidents on the road are a common occurrence every day. Since there are so many factors involved with driving, being aware of every part can be tricky. However, there are some primary causes that cause accidents, which you should be aware of.

1-      Aggressive Drivers. First of all, people who drive aggressively are much more likely to be in an accident because they reduce the safe measures being taken. These people often tailgate, refuse to pause to check out situations, and move without signaling.

2-      Distracted Drivers. When someone is on their phone, eating, or talking to someone else in their car, it reduces their ability to respond to situations on the road by a significant margin.

3-      Drunk Driving. Those who drive and drive impair their ability to respond to conditions on the road, as well as eliminating some of their normal filters. Such people not only are dangerous to others and themselves, but they are also breaking the law.

4-      Maintenance Issues. When a car is in poor repair or has a condition that needs to be attended to, it is a hazard on the road. Common examples include the brakes and alignment, as well as the tire pressure a car has.

5-      Road Rage. Last of all, there is the issue of rage road. Angry drivers cause a lot of harm, whether accidentally or intentionally.

By understanding these issues and making an effort to be aware of them while on the road, people should be able to be safer while they are driving. When it all comes down to it, you can’t always control the way other people will act, but you can make the road safer for everyone else by being considerate.

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