Highway Accidents Near Chandler Arizona
Let’s face it, whether you are driving a car, SUV, truck, or operating a motorcycle, sooner or later you will find yourself on an Arizona highway. The dangers of highway travel are imminent, but sometimes not so obvious.
The Dangers of Driving on the Highways and Byways nearby Chandler Arizona
If you have been driving for years, you might take these dangers for granted. If you are a less experienced driver you may not be aware that highway driving is dangerous and comes with considerable risk to you as a driver, your passengers, commercial vehicles (sometimes with exhausted drivers), highway work crews, wildlife that wander onto the highway and many others man made obstacles.
As speed limits have increased above 55 MPH, the dangers of driving or riding on Arizona highways have also increased. Obviously, controlling your vehicle at a higher speed requires more driver responsibility and it’s a fact that higher speed limits present more potential for accidents than lower speed limits. It is generally accepted that speeding causes more accidents than almost any other accident scenarios.
Have you or a loved one been involved in a highway motor vehicle accident because of another driver’s negligent behavior? If so, it just makes sense to consult with a Chandler Arizona highway accident attorney. Call Us Today (602) 910-2005
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Highway Accidents In Chandler Arizona USA
2019: According to preliminary estimates from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 36,120 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2019, down 1.2 percent from 36,560 in 2018. The drop in 2019 was the third consecutive annual decline, which occurred despite a 0.9 percent increase in vehicle miles travelled from 2018. According to NHTSA, fatalities decreased slightly in 2019 for drivers, passengers motorcyclists, pedestrians and pedal cyclists. Fatalities rose slightly in crashes involving large trucks and older drivers. The total fatality rate, measured as deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, dropped to 1.10 in 2019, from 1.13 in 2018. NHTSA property damage figures shown below are based on accidents reported to the police and exclude fender benders.