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Savannah Ranks #2 on a Most Dangerous Cities for Drivers List and Atlanta Ranks #6

October 29, 2019

Riskiest Cities for Drivers

USA- Opelika-Auburn News ( reports that cities are not created equal when it comes to the chances of being involved in a traffic accident.  Across the United States, the average driver is involved in a collision approximately once in every 10.6 years but this statistic can vary significantly depending on where a person lives. For example, the average person is in a collision every 14.9 years in Brownsville, TX and every 4.2 years in Baltimore, Maryland.

Car Accident Statistics That All Drivers Should Know About

October 28, 2019

UNITED STATES – Driving is a way of life for most Americans and does not come without its risks.  City drivers are more likely to be involved in a car wreck but the chances of a fatal crash occurring are higher if you crash in a rural area, according to an online news report published on  

Florida Roads Being Paved With High Friction Surfaces to Lower Number of Crashes

October 28, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL- ABC Action News online writes that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is trying to reduce the number of traffic collisions in the state through the use of a special type of high-friction pavement coating. The substance is added to the pavement in a thin layer that binds to the road’s surface. The pavement coating has been effective in lowering the number of accidents in areas where crashes frequently occurred in the past.

Fatal Accidents on U.S. Highways Drop Two Years Straight

October 25, 2019

USA- has reported that deaths caused by automobile collisions throughout the United States dropped in 2018 for the second year in a row, according to traffic fatality statistics available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for last year. The amount of fatalities declined by 2.4%. NHTSA attributes the drop in fatalities at least in part due to technology in newer vehicles that is likely helping drivers avoid collisions.  

Systems that Detect Pedestrians Cannot Cover for Drivers that are Distracted

October 15, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online article at, new vehicles are being equipped with features that can detect the presence of pedestrians and brake in certain circumstances to avoid a collision.  However, it appears from research that improvements in these systems are needed before sensors and radar can replace drivers, per the American Automobile Association (AAA).

Left Turns Create Serious Risk to Drivers

October 14, 2019

USA- According to, left turns are one of the riskiest driving maneuvers in existence. Arabella Insurance Group reported that nearly one-third of their severe accidents, those causing $100,000 or more in vehicle damage and personal injuries, were the result of a vehicle making a left turn.*

Study Finds Incidents of Road Rage are on the Rise in the United States

September 16, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online news article at, just last week, a woman from Wisconsin who was teaching her son how to drive was shot and killed in a road rage incident following a minor car accident.  Late this summer, a man from Atlanta ran over another individual who he thought was throwing golf balls at his vehicle.  In the mid-summer, a road-raged woman attempted to shoot at another vehicle but mistakenly shot her husband instead.  Two young children and their parents also sustained injuries in a road rage incident when a driver shot a gun at their car, which caused their fireworks inside to ignite.

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