It’s almost second nature getting behind the wheel and going for a drive. Driving is a part of our daily lives; it gets us from point A to point B. Unfortunately, driving can be extremely frightening if you get into a car accident.
Auto accidents are no joke. Driving is a serious task and paying attention to the road can help avoid a potential loss of life or any harm to one another. Statistics show how scary auto accidents can be. Although these numbers are hard to share, we are hoping they can help prevent any more auto accidents and reduce the numbers.
- 3 million people die in car accidents each year, which means there are more than 3,287 deaths a day in car wrecks worldwide.
- Car wrecks are the leading cause of death among people ages 15-29 worldwide.
- In the United States alone, 37,000 people die in car crashes each year.
- Speeding was a leading cause in more than 28% of all car accident fatalities in 2014.
- In Florida in 2020, there were 341, 399 total crashes, and 3,098 of them were fatal.
1-800-ASK-Gary is advising you to be safe on the roads. It’s always best to be a defensive driver and have your full attention on the road. Let’s make our roads safe by following these safety tips.
- Give yourself enough time to get from place to place.
- Drive without distractions
- Have a car length between yourself and another driver.
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Wear your seatbelt
1-800 ASK GARY is a free 24/7 auto accident and injury helpline that provides an immediate free referral to auto accident injury doctors with the necessary medical skills and credentials to help car accident victims. Each medical professional in our referral network is licensed in Minnesota, Florida, or New Mexico and possesses the experience required to treat the injuries an auto accident victim can sustain. The auto accident victims who talk to our team of medical professionals have often suffered life-changing motor vehicle accident injuries. Still, our car crash doctors fully explain what treatments or procedures may be necessary to recover and help put you on the road to healing.