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Car Accident Aftermath Economic Costs And Legal Consequences

The US Department of Transportation said that car accident is one of the leading preventable causes of death in the country, killing at least 43,000 people every year. With the seriousness of car accident aftermath, many studies have focused in finding the causes and trends about this preventable accident. Some remarkable findings about car accidents conducted by the Fatality Analysis Reporting System in 2007: Thirty-two percent of deaths involving car crashes was caused by drunk driving. The occupant fatality rate decreased by 8.5 percent compared to the previous year. Twelve midnight to 3 am is the period when most car accidents occurred. Economic Costs (based on the study made by motorist advocacy group AAA) Each year, car accidents cost each American more than $1,000 (the…

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