Considering deaths in the U.S.
that year totaled slightly less than 2.6 million, the individual American driver’s odds of dying as a result of an injury sustained in an automobile crash (which include pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists involved in car crashes) come out to about 1 in 77 — making it one of the
How often does the average person get in a car accident?
According to auto insurance industry experts, the average driver will be a car accident once every 18 or so years. This means that, over the course of lifetime, the average motorist will be in about 4 car accidents.
How many fatal car crashes happen in 2018?
Early estimates for 2018 Fatal Crashes
Through the 1st half of 2018, there were a total of 17,120 crashes, a drop of 3.1% when compared to the 2017 total of 17,664.
What percentage of head on collisions are fatal?
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, head-on collisions cause 13 percent of all rural fatal accidents. However, less than 7 percent of deadly wrecks in urban areas are head-on collisions.