Don’t tailgate…

Really, don’t end up like this.

lotus elise that rear ended a volvo


In fact, based on the General Estimates System (GES) of the National Automotive Sampling System (NASS) and the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 29.7% of all crashes in the year 2000 were rear-end crashes. These crashes were responsible for 30% of all injuries and 29.7% of the property damage. So far as the involvement of drivers in rear-end crashes is concerned, of the 190,625,023 licensed drivers (Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)) in 2000, approximately 2.2% were involved in rear-end crashes. Further, of the 6% of licensed drivers involved in all types of crashes, 36% were involved in rear-end crashes alone.


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