Though we don’t like to think about it, an accident can happen anytime we’re on the roadway. Each time we get behind the wheel, there’s a risk – hopefully one made smaller by factors like paying attention and driving defensively – that we could become another statistic in fatal crash reports. Across the nation, 33,561 people died in motor vehicle collisions in 2012, according to the National
They say knowledge is power, but a disturbing new safety study proves that knowing an action is dangerous apparently doesn’t stop drivers from doing it anyway. A Harris poll published late last month found that of the thousands of drivers surveyed, large percentages clearly recognized the risks of driving while distracted or intoxicated – and then admitted to engaging in those same hazardous behaviors.
Update: On September 30, 2014, MSN and other news sources reported on a legal filing by Walmart in the case of the collision that injured Tracy Morgan and others and killed James McNair. Walmart claimed that the limousine passengers failed to wear seat belts at the time of the crash and that it was this “unreasonable conduct” on their part that caused their injuries, MSN reported.
When we take our foot off the gas pedal, we expect our car to react. It should start slowing down immediately, and if it doesn’t you know something has gone horribly wrong. In a blur, your heart begins to race and utter panic consumes you as your car continues to speed down the highway as though possessed. You can do nothing to stop it.
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