The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that over 3 million people are injured in vehicle accidents each year.
There are 300,000+ accidents in New York state each year involving 530,000 vehicles. 170,000 people are injured in collisions and almost 1,200 are killed.
Additionally, injuries as a result of an accident vary widely as a result of the types of vehicles involved, the speeds at the time of impact, the safety equipment utilized, and the types of collision. (T-Bone, Rear End, Head-On)
Common Injuries: 15% of traumatic brain injuries are caused by accidents and 9% of accident survivors develop significant PTSD.
T-Bone Accidents: 27% of accident fatalities - 325 accident deaths in New York state annually.
Learn more statistics in our New York Driving Safety infographic.
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