This month, Business Insider released an article reporting on causes of the most fatal car crashes in each US state. This article is based on a report by the Auto Insurance Center. The Auto Insurance Center accumulated information for every fatal car accident which occurred between 2009 and 2013 and was recorded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatal Accident Reporting System.
According to the article (Speiser, 5/28/15), the dangerous driving behavior which caused the most fatal crashes in New Mexico was failure to keep in proper lane. New Mexico is ranked 2nd for fatal car crashes due to improper or erratic lane changing. Our state also ranked highly for speeding-related fatal accidents.
Additionally, the article presents information regarding weather-related fatal accidents. In New Mexico, more fatal accidents were caused by snow as opposed to rain or fog. Additionally, more fatal accidents were caused by crosswinds as opposed to sleet.
The complete report includes more information regarding top causes of fatal car crashes in each US state. View the full article here to review categories including careless or reckless driving, road rage, police pursuit, failure to yield right of way, failure to obey sign, and more.
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