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 |  May 28 2010, 10:45 AM


We all know the dangers associated with driving a vehicle, but that doesn’t mean we’re ever going to give them up. But have you ever stopped to really think about the numbers behind the car accidents and what they really add up to or are you afraid they may just scare you off the road? Thanks to AutoInsurance, car accident stats can be digested in the form of an informative and easy to read infographic.

It’s kind of a sobering thought that one-third of all accidental deaths in the U.S. per year involve cars, even with all of the improvements car manufacturers have made to protect us if an accident should occur. Did you know that someone in the U.S. dies in a car accident every 15 minutes? You’ll find this stat and others like it below in the infographic after the jump:

[Source: Auto Insurance for Autoblog.com]

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  • Chad

    Interesting stats. And many of them are so easy to correct. If you must talk on the phone, use a hands-free ear bud thing! If you take on alcoholic drink, hand your keys to someone for safe keeping. In town, slow down!