4. Is involved in a crash every year
About one out of every ten drivers is involved in a crash every year.
Analyzing Driver Behavior:
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed a list of driver behaviors that are factors in fatal crashes.
- Speeding is at the top of the list of related factors for drivers involved in fatal crashes.
- Second (2nd) was the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication, affecting 5,175 drivers, or about 10 percent of all drivers involved in fatal crashes.
- Failure to stay in the proper lane, and failure to yield the right of way were cited as third and fourth.