No one wants to get into a traffic crash. But the plain fact is that car accidents are happening all the time. At any given moment someone is getting into a traffic accident. West Plains Missouri car accident lawyers focus our legal practice on helping people injured in traffic accidents. We know the painful and devastating results of a traffic crash.
Important Traffic Accident Facts for White Plains Missouri
The latest data available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that from January through March of 2011 6,618 people died in traffic accidents in the United States. 32,788 people died in 2010. That means on average 3 people are dying from a traffic accident every hour. While this number is down significantly over the past 5 years, 5 people were dying every hour in 2005, 3 per hour is still a lot of traffic deaths. And the number of people injured every hour is drastically higher.
This means the chances of getting into a car accident are pretty high. And with that in mind we have put together a checklist to help you in case you ever are in a traffic crash.
Accident Checklist for Missouri Motorists