US 2017 Roadway Fatalities
Since the rise of new technology, different ways of transportation has been invented. Basic to advanced cars and motorcycle arises.
Unfortunately, having more cars causes more road accidents since the 2000s.
Accidents from motor vehicles were estimated 40,100 deaths in 2017.
According to The National Safety Council, their preliminary 2017 estimate is six percent higher than the number of deaths in 2015 and, if the estimate holds, it will be the second consecutive year that motor vehicle deaths topped 40,000. The number last reached this level in 2007.
That also means that, estimated annual population deaths per 100,000 population, a decrease of two percent from the 2016 rate. The estimated annual mileage death rate is 1.25 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, a decrease of 2% from the 2016 rate.
NHTSA Deputy Administrator Heidi R. King said: “Dangerous actions such as speeding, distracted driving, and driving under the influence are still putting many Americans, their families and those they share the road with at risk,”
Remember that it isn’t just driving. Once you enter the road, your life and others must be taken care of. You’ll never know if an accident will happen. We must be responsible for ourselves and the people around us. If one can’t able to drive, there’s no need to force ourselves.
Ask for Advice and Help
If you are involved in an accident, hiring an accident lawyer is a must. These trusted people will help you get your compensation in which you are eligible. And will help you through the whole process. You may inquire or visit an accident lawyer near you to know more.