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Head-in-the-Clouds Driving More Responsible For Car Crashes Than Cell Phones?

The latest studies showing what driving behaviors are most dangerous and end up leading to the highest number of fatalities surprisingly blames daydreaming as five times more apt to be responsible for fatal accidents as talking or texting on a cell phone.

Erie Insurance Group recently released a study that concluded that from 2010-2011, approximately 65,000 people were killed in fatal car accidents.

Car Accident

photo by Chad Davis

The Erie study then estimated that 1 in 10 drivers were killed because of distracted driving.

They deciphered that out of these distractions, daydreaming winded up causing fatal car crashes five times more often than talking or texting on cell phones.

These latest revelations can be shocking to anyone. If you’re in an accident and need a car accident attorney, contact us today to learn more.

The Best Car for Passenger Safety

No objective is more important for drivers and passengers than to make the safest choices possible when it comes to their transportation. Some of the most prominent insurance companies from accross the nation were polled and the results are in! Based on injury prevention and medical costs, there is one car that protects its passengers better than the rest.

The GMC Sierra 1500 was evaluated along with other vehicles in the United States and came out as top safety pic. Vehicles that did not do so well in the race were smaller in size, like the Fiat 500 – which placed last in passenger safety.

fiat and passenger safety

Remember, above all, to be safe on the road and protect yourself with common sense and good driving. If you have been involved in a car accident and want a skilled professional on your side, contact Hunt Law Offices at (702) 450-HUNT (4868) for your free consultation.