The Leading Causes of Car Accidents [Infographic]

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causes of car accident

Car accidents can happen anytime, and they usually occur without a warning. They are one of the leading causes of death in Canada. Although no driver heads out with the purpose of crashing into another vehicle, a lack of driving skills and negligence may cause a serious accident. Some causes of car accidents are:

Drunk Driving
Drunk driving is one of the main causes of deadly car accidents. After consuming alcohol, you lose the ability to getting behind the wheel of a vehicle and drive properly which results in an accident.

Speeding

Speeding is one of the major reasons for the accident. Speeding is unsafe, some drivers just won’t stop speeding. The drivers who consider themselves professional racers – driving at full speed seems normal on treacherous roads.

Weather conditions

Driving too fast during harsh weather conditions is dangerous. Conditions such as heavy rain make it difficult for people to drive at their regular speeds. Driving in such weather is unsafe & risky.

Fatigue

Many accidents occur in Canada due to the driver dozing off behind the wheel. Sleep deprivation is a well-documented risk factor for car crashes. Several statistics and studies have found that drowsy people are more likely to be in car accidents.

 

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