Traffic deaths on U.S. roads reached a record low in the first half of 2009, according to projections released Oct. 9. Estimates show that 16,626 people died in traffic crashes between January and June –- a 7 percent decline from 17,871 for the same period last year. Projected figures for the period also show a record low fatality rate of 1.15 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, down from 1.23 deaths during the same period in 2008.
Automobile accidents, auto collisions, car accidents, car crashes, or car wrecks, motor vehicle fender benders are an unfortunate fact of life. Auto accidents can be caused by any number of reasons including: Driver negligence, Driver impairment, Driver recklessness, Defective automobiles or parts and Dangerous road conditions.
Trucking is a very dangerous profession and about 600 drivers a year die in highway accidents. In addition, driving certain types of rigs like tankers and flatbeds is probably the most dangerous major occupations in the country. According to the 2006 Crash Statistics, did you know that in Texas.
1. 446 Large Trucks were Involved in Fatal Crashes
2. 498 Fatalities in Crashes Involving Large Trucks
3. 16,881 Large Trucks in Non-Fatal Crashes
4. 6,854 Large Trucks were Involved in Injury Crashes
5. 10,265 Injuries in Crashes Involving Large Trucks
6. 10,027 Large Trucks Involved in Tow away Crashes
If you or a family member has been injured because of the fault of someone else; by negligence, personal injury, slip and fall, car accident, medical malpractice, trucking accident, drunk driving, dangerous and defective drugs, bad product, toxic injury etc then please contact the Fort Worth Texas Car and Truck Accident Attorney Dr. Shezad Malik. For a no obligation, free case analysis, please call 817-255-4001 or Contact Me Online.
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